Calendar

Jan
20
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Kiddush Club for K-2nd Grade @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jan 20 @ 10:15 am – 11:30 am

Join other families for prayer, singing, conversation and fun followed by an indoor picnic style lunch.

Feb
17
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Feb 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Mar
17
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Mar 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Apr
15
Sun
History of Antisemitism: Two-day mini-course @ Portland State University - Karl Miller Center 350
Apr 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
History of Antisemitism: Two-day mini-course @ Portland State University - Karl Miller Center 350 | Portland | Oregon | United States

What: “History of Antisemitism” 2 Credit Mini-Course featuring guest professor John Efron (UC Berkeley).
When: Sunday 4/15/18 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 4/22/18 9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Karl Miller Center Room 350 (KMC 350)
Cost: Tuition for 2 credits or suggested donation of $100.
Contact: Stacey M. Johnston | judaicst@pdx.edu | 503-725-8449

The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies invites John Efron to PSU to offer a mini-course on the History of Antisemitism for class credit. This course will take place over two Sundays – April 15 and 22. Tuition costs to receive course credit. Students are also required to attend this year’s Cogan Lecture featuring Timothy Snyder.

Course Description:

This intensive mini-course, held over two Sundays, will chart the development of hostility towards Jews from antiquity to our day. In lectures and discussion, students will gain an understanding of how anti-Jewish hostility has persisted over millennia even as it has adapted to individual historical and geographic contexts. Topics include: anti-Jewish bias in the ancient world and foundational Christian sources; social and economic marginalization and expulsions in medieval Europe; the emergence of political and racial antisemitism in the nineteenth century; Nazi antisemitism; and contemporary expressions of anti-Jewish sentiment, including left- and right-wing antisemitism.

Instructor: Prof. John Efron, Koret Professor of Jewish History, University of California, Berkeley. Prof. Efron is the author of Medicine and the German Jews: A History and Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors and Race Science in Fin-de-Siècle Europe.

This program is made possible thanks to a grant by the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation.

Registration Information for Senior Auditors and Community Members

Registration priority is determined by the university. Our goal is to admit everyone interested in participating. If you are a senior auditor or community member interested in participating in the course, please email your name and phone number to judaicst@pdx.edu to be added to the waitlist. You will be notified of your waitlist status on April 1.

Undergraduate students will be paying $329 in tuition for this course. The suggested donation for non-students is $100 ($50/day). Please consider making a donation to the Judaic Studies Program so we can continue to open these courses to the public.

Registration Dates
2/19/18 – Priority Registration begins for Graduates and Newly Admitted Students
2/21/18 – Priority Registration begins for Continuing Seniors
2/26/18 – Priority Registration begins for New & Continuing Postbacs
2/28/18 – Priority Registration begins for Continuing Juniors
3/05/18 – Priority Registration begins for Sophomores
3/07/18 – Priority Registration begins for Freshmen
3/19/18 – Priority Registration begins for Non-Degree Students*
4/01/18 – All interested auditors notified of their registration status

*For more information about registering for credit as a non-degree student, visit https://www.pdx.edu/undergraduate-admissions/other-applicants

For more information about the Senior Adult Learning Center, visit https://sites.google.com/a/pdx.edu/salc

Apr
21
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Apr
22
Sun
History of Antisemitism: Two-day mini-course @ Portland State University - Karl Miller Center 350
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
History of Antisemitism: Two-day mini-course @ Portland State University - Karl Miller Center 350 | Portland | Oregon | United States

What: “History of Antisemitism” 2 Credit Mini-Course featuring guest professor John Efron (UC Berkeley).
When: Sunday 4/15/18 9:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday 4/22/18 9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: Karl Miller Center Room 350 (KMC 350)
Cost: Tuition for 2 credits or suggested donation of $100.
Contact: Stacey M. Johnston | judaicst@pdx.edu | 503-725-8449

The Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies invites John Efron to PSU to offer a mini-course on the History of Antisemitism for class credit. This course will take place over two Sundays – April 15 and 22. Tuition costs to receive course credit. Students are also required to attend this year’s Cogan Lecture featuring Timothy Snyder.

Course Description:

This intensive mini-course, held over two Sundays, will chart the development of hostility towards Jews from antiquity to our day. In lectures and discussion, students will gain an understanding of how anti-Jewish hostility has persisted over millennia even as it has adapted to individual historical and geographic contexts. Topics include: anti-Jewish bias in the ancient world and foundational Christian sources; social and economic marginalization and expulsions in medieval Europe; the emergence of political and racial antisemitism in the nineteenth century; Nazi antisemitism; and contemporary expressions of anti-Jewish sentiment, including left- and right-wing antisemitism.

Instructor: Prof. John Efron, Koret Professor of Jewish History, University of California, Berkeley. Prof. Efron is the author of Medicine and the German Jews: A History and Defenders of the Race: Jewish Doctors and Race Science in Fin-de-Siècle Europe.

This program is made possible thanks to a grant by the Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation.

Registration Information for Senior Auditors and Community Members

Registration priority is determined by the university. Our goal is to admit everyone interested in participating. If you are a senior auditor or community member interested in participating in the course, please email your name and phone number to judaicst@pdx.edu to be added to the waitlist. You will be notified of your waitlist status on April 1.

Undergraduate students will be paying $329 in tuition for this course. The suggested donation for non-students is $100 ($50/day). Please consider making a donation to the Judaic Studies Program so we can continue to open these courses to the public.

Registration Dates
2/19/18 – Priority Registration begins for Graduates and Newly Admitted Students
2/21/18 – Priority Registration begins for Continuing Seniors
2/26/18 – Priority Registration begins for New & Continuing Postbacs
2/28/18 – Priority Registration begins for Continuing Juniors
3/05/18 – Priority Registration begins for Sophomores
3/07/18 – Priority Registration begins for Freshmen
3/19/18 – Priority Registration begins for Non-Degree Students*
4/01/18 – All interested auditors notified of their registration status

*For more information about registering for credit as a non-degree student, visit https://www.pdx.edu/undergraduate-admissions/other-applicants

For more information about the Senior Adult Learning Center, visit https://sites.google.com/a/pdx.edu/salc

May
19
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Jun
16
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jun 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

Jul
21
Sat
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders

1st and 3rd Shabbat every month at 10:00am

Meet in the MAIN service (Stampfer Chapel or Main Sanctuary) for the beginning of the Torah service, and then come out with your friends for a fun and active lesson on the Torah portion (parsha) of the week. Return to the service to help lead Adon Olam, and join the community for lunch!

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