Calendar

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

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.

Dec
1
Sat
Young Adult Latke Ball @ The Eleanor
Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

3rd Annual Portland Young Adult Latke Ball

Join us for the annual Latke Ball! Come celebrate Chanukah with food, friends, games, drinks, and dancing.

Cost: $15/advance, $18/door.
(Includes entry, hors d’oeuvres, one drink ticket, cash bar, live DJ, and more!)

At the The Eleanor* (1605 NW Everett St, Portland, OR 97209)
*Valid I.D. is required at this venue. Must be 21 or older.

Check out the event on Facebook!

Tickets: http://oregonjcc.org/latkeball

Hosted by the MJCC, BB Camp, and Jews Next Dor. In partnership with Moishe House PDX. Sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland.

Dec
11
Tue
Sephardic Film Fest: Carvalhos’ Journey @ Congregation Ahavath Achim
Dec 11 @ 7:00 pm

13th Annual           Sephardic Winter Film Series

Carvalhos’ Journey.  A compelling documentary film about the mapping of the American west and western migration led by General John C. Freemont.  A real life 19th century American western adventure story, Carvalho’s Journey tells the extraordinary story of Solomon Nunes Carvalho (1815-1897), an observant Sephardic Jew born in Charleston, SC, and his life as a groundbreaking photographer, artist and pioneer in American history.

English language, 85 minutes, Producer: Steve Rivo, Speaker: Professor Laura Liebman

Films shown SECOND TUESDAY each month at 7 pm

SHOWING AT: 3225 SW Barbur Blvd. Portland,  97239

ADMISSION & SEPHARDIC DESSERT ARE FREE!

Sponsors: Jewish Federation of Portland, NCSY Organization, Albert J. & Esther Menashe, Richard & Judi Matza, Oregon Kosher, Ron & Pam Sidis, Renee Ferrera, Eve Stern & Les Gutfreund, Michael Menashe

 

Dec
8
Sun
Women’s Philanthropy Three part Financial Empowerment Series  – JFGP
Dec 8 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Women’s Philanthropy Three part Financial Empowerment Series 

Sept. 5, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, Adulting All of those questions you’re afraid to ask! (i.e., How do I make a budget? How do I manage my debt from student loans to credit? Can I save for the future now? Create a personalized financial action plan.

Nov. 3, 9:30 am -11:30 am, Transitions Planning for life! How do you financially prepare for death, divorce, losing a job, having a baby, needs of your children from throwing a bar/bat mitzvah to college, to paying for a wedding? What do you need to know about insurance? Create a personalized action plan.

Dec. 8, 9:30 am -11:30 am Retirement How do I take care of myself and those that follow me? Who should you talk to help you with estate planning? How do you prepare to avoid widow worry? 401k/IRA, insurance 101 and asset management. Create a personalized action plan.

All three locations to be determined (tbd).
Sign up for one or all. Registration details available starting March 18.

Questions contact: Wendy Kahn, Associate Director of Financial Resource Development, wendy@jewishportland.org

Dec
21
Sat
Young Adult Latke Ball @ TBD
Dec 21 all-day

Join us for the annual Latke Ball (ages 21+)! Come celebrate Hanukkah with food, friends, games, drinks and dancing.
Saturday, December 21 – SAVE THE DATE!
Check back for more details on time, location and cost!

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