HANS COPER—LESS MEANS MORE Exhibition @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 6 – Sep 22 all-day

HANS COPER—LESS MEANS MORE features the sculptural work of Hans Coper (1920-1981), a radical Jewish artist of the mid-twentieth century who was at the vanguard of British studio ceramics, pushing the boundaries of clay and forms of abstraction in his work. Guest curated by Sandra Percival, founding Director and Curator of Zena Zezza, the exhibition presents nearly 50 works by Coper including his Spade, Thistle, Ovoid and Cycladic forms drawn from an extensive collection of his work in England’s York Art Gallery, a rarely seen Portland collection, and a cluster of works from collectors and California institutions. Coper left Germany for England as a Jewish refugee in early 1939. The exhibition also includes works by celebrated ceramicist Lucie Rie, also a Jewish refugee, along with a small selection of related contemporary and modern artworks. Coper was described as “gentle, yet shattering” and Less Means More opens a conversation into the complexities and contradictions embedded in his life and work.

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jul 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players – now offering 6-week-long session!

Take your game to the next level.
Tuesday Afternoons
July 16 – August 20
1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG401

Cost: $110. Member Cost: $90.


Sip & Tzedakah @ Von Ebert in the Pearl
Jul 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

OJCF’s Giving Council and the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland are excited to introduce a new series of events: Sip & Tzedakah. Created for younger adults in their 20s and 30s, Sip & Tzedakah gatherings will provide a chance to give back while meeting new people and having fun. Come learn about local nonprofits in our area that provide important services to our community. At the first event we will learn about and support Jewish Family & Child Service in their quest to feed Holocaust survivors in our community.
Join us to gather and do good!
When:  July 23, 2019 from 6-8 PM
Where: Von Ebert in the Pearl @ 131 NW 13th Avenue Portland
What:  Drinks with a portion of the sales generously donated to JFCS by Von Ebert
Let us know you’re coming!

Sip & Tzedakah events are a collaboration between the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and the Giving Council of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation. Questions?  Contact Sonia Marie Leikam at OJCF or Nadine Astrakhan at the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland.

Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Israeli Dancing

Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class.
Wednesdays, July 17 – September 25 (NO CLASS ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11)
7:00 – 8:00 pm, CG402

Cost: $100 Members + Guests.
Drop-in Fee: $15 per class.


Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jul 25 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.

Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) @ Contact Rabbi Eve for location
Jul 26 @ 5:15 pm

Welcome Shabbat with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve Posen with music and stories.  Potluck dinner to follow.  Contact Rabbi Eve Posen for location:

Co-sponsored by PJ Library.

CNS 150 Shabbat in the Park @ Director Park
Jul 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Shabbat in the Park: 5:30 pm | Walking Tour at 4 pm

Join us in celebration of Congregation Neveh Shalom’s 150th anniversary with a very special Shabbat in the Park.

Israeli dancing, singing and special walking tours sharing Neveh Shalom’s history in Downtown PDX. Drinks, challah, and dessert will be provided. BYO picnic dinner or RSVP to pre-order from Elephants Deli.

While the event is free, RSVP is required:

Shabbat on the Plaza at Neveh Shalom @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jul 26 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm

Join Congregation Neveh Shalom for their weekly Shabbat outdoors – this week (July 26) at Director Park.

Comedy of Errors @ Durant Vineyards
Jul 26 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 28 @ 5:30 pm

Experience Theatre Project presents William Shakespeare’s Comedy of Errors, with former CSP CEO David Fuks as Egeon. Friday and Saturday shows 6:30 pm; Sunday shows at 5:30 pm.

Free, but $10 donation suggested.


North Coast Shabbat @ Senior Center
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm
The first services of the North Coast Shabbat Group will be held on Friday, March 29 at the Senior Center in Seaside at 1225 Avenue A.  Services begin at 8 pm, followed by an Oneg Shabbat.
Jack Falk will be the leader of the March service.
Services are open to all and usually  held  on the last Friday of each month from April to October. Volunteers lead the services each month.
Service leaders for the rest of this year’s gatherings are:

May 31 Rabbi Josh Rose of Congregation Shaarie Torah

June 28 Sarah Glass

July 26 Neil Weinstein

Aug. 30 Avrel Nudelman

Sept. 20 Jemi Mansfield and Jennifer Felberg

Oct. 18 Priscilla Kostiner

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