Calendar

Sep
1
Sun
September Monthly Mitzvah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 1 – Sep 30 all-day

Monthly Mitzvah Project

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.

September
School Supplies & Backpacks for low income, immigrant and refugee students
•    Schoolhouse Supplies
•    IRCO (Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization)
•    Catholic Charities

Sep
18
Wed
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 18 @ 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.

Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Sep
25
Wed
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 25 @ 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.

Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Oct
1
Tue
October Monthly Mitzvah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 1 – Oct 31 all-day

Monthly Mitzvah Project

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.

October
Welcome Basket Items for teens moving out of homelessness
•    Second Home (Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon)

Oct
2
Wed
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us on the first Wednesdays of every month from September to June for Chai Baby Indoor Playground, with kosher snacks, storytelling, friends and fun!

For parents/caregivers and their children up to 5 years old.
Chai Baby resumes Wednesday, September 4, 2019.

2019-2020 dates held on the First Wednesday of each month (with the exception of January, when it is Jan. 8): 
September 4, 2019
October 2, 2019
November 6, 2019
December 4, 2019
January 8, 2020
February 5, 2020
March 4, 2020
April 1, 2020
May 6, 2020
June 3, 2020

In partnership with PJ Library, Chai Baby, Portland Jewish Academy

Oct
7
Mon
Gates of Light: a New-Old Approach to Torah and Kabbalah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Gates of Light: A New-Old Approach to Torah and Kabbalah
Jewish mysticism helps us understand the Torah, the world, and ourselves. Delve into the core teachings of the majestic Kabbalistic tradition. Red bracelets aren’t going to do it – dig deep into the texts and into ourselves. Join Rabbi Joshua Rose for a look into the book Sha’arei Orah – Gates of Light.
Monday, September 9
Monday, October 7
Monday, November 4
Monday, December 9

2:30 – 3:25 pm
Free and open to the community.
In partnership with Congregation Shaarie Torah

Oct
10
Thu
Wise Aging for 55+ @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wise Aging for 55+ (NEW SERIES!)

This workshop series, developed by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality, is designed to help participants explore the years beyond mid-life as an opportunity for growth and discovery. Each session will include opportunities for personal sharing, contemplative listening, basic mindfulness practice, and Jewish text study. Participants will need to read the book Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience and Spirit by Rabbi Rachel Cowan & Dr. Linda Thal (not included in the registration fee). Instructors: Christine Gilmore and Naomi Harwin. 
Thursdays, October 10, 17, 24, 31
10:00 am – 12:00 pm, SI100

Cost: $125.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

A monthly discussion covering a wide range of topics that draw on our experiences.
Thursdays: 11:30 am – 12:15 pm New Time!

Thursday, September 12
Topic: Returning Lost Items – What the Torah Teaches about finders-keepers

Thursday, October 10
Topic: Preparing for Sukkot – Who will you invite to your sukkah?

Thursday, November 14
Topic: Giving Thanks

Thursday, December 12
Topic: Finding Light – Hanukkah learning

Free and open to the community.
In partnership with Congregation Neveh Shalom

Piano Series Concert @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 10 @ 7:00 pm

Piano Series Concerts with David Rothman

Thursday, October 10:

  • Mozart Sonata in C Major K330
  • Beethoven Sonata in F Minor “Appassionata” Opus 57
  • Intermission
  • Chopin “Funeral March” Sonata Opus 35

Thursday, October 24:

  • Mozart Sonata in D Major K576
  • Beethoven Sonata in C Major “Waldstein” Opus 53
  • Intermission
  • Chopin Sonata in B Minor Opus 58

Cost: $10. Member Cost: $5.
Register: oregonjcc.org/pianoconcert

Oct
13
Sun
Community Sukkah Building @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am

Community Sukkah Building

Help build our NEW community Sukkah! Fun for kids and adults! Bring your own decorations or create some while you are here to hang up in the Sukkah! Tools and supplies provided.
Sunday, October 13
10:00 am

Supported by the Cookie and Merritt Yoelin Fund at OJCF

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