Leonard Bernstein at 100 Exhibition @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Oct 3 2019 – Jan 24 2020 all-day

Leonard Bernstein at 100 celebrates the life and work of Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), the great Jewish American composer and conductor who dedicated his life to making classical music a vibrant part of American culture.The exhibition features photographs, personal items, papers, scores, correspondence, costumes, furniture, and audio and video recordings. A vocal booth gives visitors the chance to sing lead in West Side Story. The exhibition is the most comprehensive retrospective of Bernstein’s life and career ever staged in a museum setting.

Curated by the GRAMMY Museum at L.A. Live ® in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and the Bernstein Family. Presented in cooperation with the Bernstein Family, The Leonard Bernstein Office, Inc., Brandeis University, and the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music.

Generous support for this exhibition is from the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation and the Collins Foundation.

January Monthly Mitzvah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day

Each month the MJCC and PJA communities will collect items for the monthly mitzvah. Drop off items in the blue bin in the MJCC lobby. Check the display for how you can participate and donate to these worthy causes.

This project reflects the Jewish commitment to Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), providing opportunities to give back to our community.

Please drop off items in the blue bin in the MJCC Lobby.

New Socks for teens and families living on the streets or in shelters
•    Portland Homeless Family Solutions
•    Janus Youth Programs

Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jan 23 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

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

Find Your Future Workshops @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Organize Yourself for Success: For Grades 5 – 8 and 9 – 12
Help your student learn new study skills to maximize their efficiency and decrease stress. This motivation-based approach builds students’ academic confidence and organizational skills.
Instructor: Tina-Marie Baskin
Per Session: Cost: $56. Member Cost: $48.

For Grades 5 – 8
Session I: Tuesdays
January 7 – 28
4:00 – 5:15 pm, SI209A

For Grades 9 – 12
Session I: Thursdays
January 9 – 30
4:00 – 5:15 pm, SI209B


Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) @ Contact Rabbi Eve for location
Jan 24 @ 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.

PJ Havdallah Movie Night (0-2nd Grade) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jan 25 @ 5:15 pm – 8:00 pm

PJ Havdallah Movie Night (0-2nd Grade), Saturday, Jan 25, 5:15pm

Say goodbye to Shabbat in our PJs with dinner and an age-appropriate movie.


Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel!
Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.
From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”:
Our Gemara group will be starting the Talmud from the first Mishna in Shas. If you haven’t yet learned the Talmud, there’s no better time to start!
Enjoy Krispy Kreme donuts, coffee & more!
Required Text: Artscroll Berachos, Volume I
Talking to Children and Teenagers About Separation and Divorce @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am

This workshop will help parents effectively communicate and help their children to cope with separation and divorce. Presented by Dinah Gilburd, LCSW, a Clinical Social Worker with over 25 years of experience as a therapist for children and families.
Sunday, January 26
10:00 – 11:00 am

Space is limited. Register by January 23
Free and open to the community.
In partnership with Jewish Family & Child Service and supported by a generous grant from the Holzman Foundation

OY! Evangelical Americanism @ Temple Beth Sholom
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

David Gutterman, professor of Politics, Policy, Law & Ethics at Willamette University, will speak on the contemporary religious landscape in the United States and how it shapes political culture. In particular, David will speak about the shift from American Evangelicalism to the current state of Evangelical Americanism.

Book Talk: Becoming Eve @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jan 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Book Talk: Becoming Eve, Sunday, January 26, 4:00pm

Join in a discussion of the book by Abby Stein about her journey from being an ultra-orthodox rabbi to becoming a transgender woman.

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