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.

Apr
7
Sun
Good Deeds Month – Serve Meals at Oregon Food Bank @ Oregon Food Bank (two locations)
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Sunday, April 7: Serve Meals at Oregon Food Bank

At Portland and Beaverton Locations
Space is limited. Pre-registration required by April 4.
Shifts are 1:00 – 3:30 pm.

Please RSVP to Lenny Steinberg at lsteinberg@oregonjcc.org with your full name, email address, preferred location and any guests that will be joining you.

Check out all of our volunteer opportunities for Good Deeds Month: HERE

Apr
14
Sun
Good Deeds Month – Passover Box Assembly @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Sunday, April 14: Passover Box Assembly

At the Mittleman Jewish Community Center

Event schedule (shifts):
8:00 – 9:00 am: Setup and build boxes
9:00 – 11:00 am: Pack boxes
10:30 – 11:30 am: Send off drivers to deliver boxes

RSVP by emailing jonperrin@gmail.com with the following information:

  • Do you want to build boxes/help with setup, pack boxes, or deliver boxes?
  • How many people will be helping, including total number of adults and children.
  • If you choose to deliver, how many boxes can you take in your vehicle? (boxes are approximately a 2 ft cube)

Check out all of our opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

Apr
28
Sun
Good Deeds Month – J-Serve Project
Apr 28 all-day

Sunday, April 28: J-Serve Project

J-SERVE Project: Houseless Community in PDX
At Agape Village
Time to be determined. J-Serve is a teen initiative supported by BBYO open to 6th – 8th graders.

Registration opens April 1.

SAVE THE DATE. Check back for more details for this project, as well as other opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

Good Deeds Month – Beautify Grounds of Oregon Holocaust Memorial @ Oregon Holocaust Memorial
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sunday, April 28: Beautify Grounds of Oregon Holocaust Memorial

At Washington Park
Space is limited to 20 people per shift. Pre-registration required by April 26.
Shifts are 9:00 – 11:00 am, and 12:00 – 2:00 pm.
Register for this event here.

In partnership with the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education.

Check out all of our opportunities to participate in Good Deeds Month: HERE

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

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
29
Tue
Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Oct 29 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Mah Jongg for Intermediate Players
Take your game to the next level.
Tuesday Afternoons
October 29 – December 10
No class November 26
1:30 – 3:30 pm, CG102

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

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