Calendar

Jan
1
Wed
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.

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

Jan
21
Tue
Mah Jongg for Beginners @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Beginners
Learn to play this ancient game.
Tuesday Mornings
January 7 – February 11
10:30 am – 12:30 pm, CG200

Cost: $110. Member Cost: $90.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players
Take your game to the next level.
Tuesday Afternoons
January 7 – February 11
1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG201

Cost: $110. Member Cost: $90.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Improv Comedy Club for 3rd-5th Graders @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

Learn the basics of improv theater! Students will learn short-form games that teach the skills of listening and responding, working together as a group to create a story on the spot, and building self-confidence. The class will create a demo that showcases their favorite improv games, and shows off their new comedy chops!
Tuesdays
January 14 – March 3
3:45 – 4:45 pm, CG205

Cost: $95 per student.
In partnership with NW Children’s Theater
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Find Your Future Workshops @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 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

Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Film Series: Saving the Dead Sea Documentary @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm

The Dead Sea is dying. Since 1976, its level has dropped more than 100 feet, leaving the coastline pockmarked with thousands of sinkholes. NOVA follows scientists, engineers, and political leaders who have come up with a daring plan.
Tuesday, January 21
7:00 pm

Free and open to the community.
Sponsored by Jewish Federation of Greater Portland

Krav Maga @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Krav Maga is a practical form of self-defense. It was pioneered by the Israel Defense Forces from a combination of boxing, wrestling, aikido, judo, and karate. This introductory course, taught by an IDF veteran of the special forces, will focus on providing you with the three pillars of Krav Maga: technique, conditioning, and situational awareness.
Tuesdays
January 7 – March 10
7:00 – 8:00 pm, CG208

Cost: $125. Member Cost: $100.
Drop-in Cost: $15 per class.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Jan
22
Wed
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Jan 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for a fun, introductory Israeli folk dance class. All levels are welcome. Six people needed to run class.
Wednesdays
January 8 – March 11
7:00 – 8:00 pm, CG202

Cost: $100 per person.
Drop-in Cost: $15 per class.
Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Jan
23
Thu
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

Register: oregonjcc.org/registration

Jan
26
Sun
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 oregonjcc.org/talkingtochildrenandteenagers
Free and open to the community.
In partnership with Jewish Family & Child Service and supported by a generous grant from the Holzman Foundation

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