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HANS COPER—LESS MEANS MORE Exhibition
HANS COPER—LESS MEANS MORE Exhibition @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Jun 6 – Sep 22 all-day
HANS COPER—LESS MEANS MORE features the sculptural work of Hans Coper (1920-1981), a radical Jewish artist of the mid-twentieth century who was at the vanguard of British studio ceramics, pushing the boundaries of clay and forms...
September Monthly Mitzvah
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...
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud 9:00 am
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 1 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel! Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.   From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”: Our Gemara group will be starting the...
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Big Truck Day 10:00 am
Big Truck Day @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Big Truck Day – SAVE THE DATE! 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the MJCC Come out to see police vehicles, fire trucks, limos, race cars, construction trucks, and more! Enjoy food stations, games, and live music. Free and...
Partners Portland 7:10 pm
Partners Portland @ Portland Kollel
Sep 2 @ 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity Through learning. Study Torah with a partner and make connections with Jews from across Portland. Hot drinks, light snacks, and study resources will all be made available. Join Portland as we learn one on one. Bring...
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Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women 8:00 pm
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Shmirat Haguf - Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women Focus on deepening the bond between your physical body and your vitality of spirit. Cultivate a curious and compassionate relationship with yourself as a spiritual act. This practice...
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Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground 10:00 am
Chai Baby + PJ Library Indoor Playground @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 4 @ 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....
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
Israeli Dancing @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 4 @ 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 –...
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Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 5 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Women’s Philanthropy Three part Financial Empowerment Series -JFGP 6:30 pm
Women’s Philanthropy Three part Financial Empowerment Series -JFGP
Sep 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Women’s Philanthropy Three part Financial Empowerment Series – Jewish Federation of Greater Portland 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...
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Torah Troop allows families at Congregation Neveh Shalom to move into the main sanctuary while still enjoying youth-oriented activity. At 10:00am, families meet in the main service. After the beginning Torah service, youth join their...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 7 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Continue the fun and warmth of Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Tot Shabbat with Kiddush Club. We sing, dance, hear a Torah story and more! 1st Shabbat of the month with Rabbi Eve Posen, 3rd Shabbat of...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 7 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Experience the joy of Shabbat! A fun and engaging service for families with kids 5 and under. Join Congregation Neveh Shalom’s early childhood educators: Levia, Amy and their good friend Shabbos Mouse for our liveliest...
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Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud 9:00 am
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel! Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.   From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”: Our Gemara group will be starting the...
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Gates of Light: a New-Old Approach to Torah and Kabbalah 2:30 pm
Gates of Light: a New-Old Approach to Torah and Kabbalah @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 9 @ 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...
Partners Portland 7:10 pm
Partners Portland @ Portland Kollel
Sep 9 @ 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity Through learning. Study Torah with a partner and make connections with Jews from across Portland. Hot drinks, light snacks, and study resources will all be made available. Join Portland as we learn one on one. Bring...
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Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women 8:00 pm
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 10 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Shmirat Haguf - Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women Focus on deepening the bond between your physical body and your vitality of spirit. Cultivate a curious and compassionate relationship with yourself as a spiritual act. This practice...
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SilentHike 6:00 pm
SilentHike @ Meet at Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
SilentHike @ Meet at Vietnam Veterans of Oregon Memorial
Join people from all over the Portland area for a SilentHike — a musical journey into mindfulness at Forest Park. SilentHikes are a new concept from MindTravel — an immersive music and meditation experience company...
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Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen 11:30 am
Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 12 @ 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...
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 12 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud 9:00 am
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel! Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.   From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”: Our Gemara group will be starting the...
Grace Paley’s Life Stories with Judith Arcana 3:00 pm
Grace Paley’s Life Stories with Judith Arcana @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Sep 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grace Paley’s Life Stories with Judith Arcana @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
RSVP required! RSVP here. Please join Judith Arcana, author of Grace Paley’s Life Stories, for a conversation with poet and publisher Carl Adamshick, and for readings by both writers from the book. Grace Paley’s Life...
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Partners Portland 7:10 pm
Partners Portland @ Portland Kollel
Sep 16 @ 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity Through learning. Study Torah with a partner and make connections with Jews from across Portland. Hot drinks, light snacks, and study resources will all be made available. Join Portland as we learn one on one. Bring...
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Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers 6:30 pm
Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
Willa Schneberg teaches (guides) a six-session overview of “Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers”  through Literary Arts’ Delve Seminars begins Sept. 17. In this seminar, we will discuss the “other” Jewish American...
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women 8:00 pm
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Shmirat Haguf - Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women Focus on deepening the bond between your physical body and your vitality of spirit. Cultivate a curious and compassionate relationship with yourself as a spiritual act. This practice...
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4th Annual Taste of Giving Event 6:30 pm
4th Annual Taste of Giving Event @ Lagunitas Community Room
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us for the 4th Annual Taste of Giving Event. Beer, Bingo and a Kosher Buffet. Why: Have a great time giving back and hanging out with likeminded Jews in their 20s & 30’s. Bonus...
Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
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 –...
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Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 19 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Chanukat Habayit 4:00 pm
Chanukat Habayit @ PDX Hillel
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join Greater Portland Hillel for an open house to celebrate the first time in their 11-year history that they will have a permanent Jewish home for PSU students. Ice cream reception.
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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North Coast Shabbat 8:00 pm
North Coast Shabbat @ Senior Center
Sep 20 @ 8:00 pm
The first services of the North Coast Shabbat Group will be held on Friday, March 29 at the Senior Center in Seaside at 1225 Avenue A.  Services begin at 8 pm, followed by an Oneg...
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Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders 10:00 am
Torah Troop for 3rd-5th Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Torah Troop allows families at Congregation Neveh Shalom to move into the main sanctuary while still enjoying youth-oriented activity. At 10:00am, families meet in the main service. After the beginning Torah service, youth join their...
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders 10:15 am
Kiddush Club for K-2nd Graders @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Continue the fun and warmth of Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Tot Shabbat with Kiddush Club. We sing, dance, hear a Torah story and more! 1st Shabbat of the month with Rabbi Eve Posen, 3rd Shabbat of...
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) 10:15 am
Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years) @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 21 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Experience the joy of Shabbat! A fun and engaging service for families with kids 5 and under. Join Congregation Neveh Shalom’s early childhood educators: Levia, Amy and their good friend Shabbos Mouse for our liveliest...
Free Museum Day 12:00 pm
Free Museum Day @ Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
For the first time ever, OJMCHE is participating in the Smithsonian’s annual Museum Day, on Saturday September 21. To celebrate museums, cultural centers, and even zoos, Smithsonian Magazine is offering free admission to locations across...
Selichot Service – Havurah Shalom 8:00 pm
Selichot Service – Havurah Shalom @ Havurah Shalom
Sep 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
All are invited to Havurah Shalom’s Selichot Service. All of Havurah’s High Holiday Services are free, and no registration or tickets are required. Learn more here.
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Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud 9:00 am
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel! Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.   From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”: Our Gemara group will be starting the...
Young Adult Adventure: Swing into the Jewish New Year 11:00 am
Young Adult Adventure: Swing into the Jewish New Year @ Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Young Adult Adventure: Swing into the Jewish New Year @ Tree to Tree Aerial Adventure Park
Young Adult Adventure – Swing into the Jewish New Year! Ring in 5780 with the young adult community at Tree-to-Tree Aerial Adventure Park! Work on team building and communication skills as you soar through six...
Free Public Tour of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial 1:00 pm
Free Public Tour of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial @ Oregon Holocaust Memorial
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
While the Oregon Holocaust Memorial is open during all park hours, on the following summer Sunday of September 22, knowledgeable OJMCHE docents will be on hand to give tours of the Memorial from 1-2pm. Many...
Free Public Tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial 1:00 pm
Free Public Tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial @ Oregon Holocaust Memorial
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please join OJMCHE for free public tours of the Oregon Holocaust Memorial. While the Oregon Holocaust Memorial is open during all park hours, on the following summer Sundays of July 28, Aug 25, and Sept...
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Partners Portland 7:10 pm
Partners Portland @ Portland Kollel
Sep 23 @ 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity Through learning. Study Torah with a partner and make connections with Jews from across Portland. Hot drinks, light snacks, and study resources will all be made available. Join Portland as we learn one on one. Bring...
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Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers 6:30 pm
Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers
Willa Schneberg teaches (guides) a six-session overview of “Literature of Modern and Contemporary Jewish American Women Writers”  through Literary Arts’ Delve Seminars begins Sept. 17. In this seminar, we will discuss the “other” Jewish American...
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women 8:00 pm
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Sep 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:15 pm
Shmirat Haguf - Jewish Yoga for Women @ Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Shmirat Haguf – Jewish Yoga for Women Focus on deepening the bond between your physical body and your vitality of spirit. Cultivate a curious and compassionate relationship with yourself as a spiritual act. This practice...
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Israeli Dancing 7:00 pm
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 –...
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Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak 3:15 pm
Bible Class with Rabbi Isaak @ Congregation Neveh Shalom
Sep 26 @ 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Come study and discuss the Bible with Rabbi Isaak at Neveh Shalom.
Introduction to Judaism 7:00 pm
Introduction to Judaism
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This 18-week course is taught by members of The Oregon Board of Rabbis, representing a variety of Jewish affiliation. A carefully constructed curriculum includes Jewish history, life cycle events, holidays, ritual and daily practice, theology,...
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Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) 5:15 pm
Fourth Fridays with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve (age 0-6) @ Contact Rabbi Eve for location
Sep 27 @ 5:15 pm
Welcome Shabbat with Congregation Neveh Shalom’s Rabbi Eve Posen with music and stories.  Potluck dinner to follow.  Contact Rabbi Eve Posen for location: eposen@nevehshalom.org Co-sponsored by PJ Library.
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Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud 9:00 am
Sunday Morning at Kesser: Krispy Kreme, Coffee & Talmud @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Start your week off right, every Sunday morning at Kesser Israel! Minyan @ 8 am, Breakfast and Talmud @ 9 am.   From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”: Our Gemara group will be starting the...
Humanistic Erev Rosh Hashanah 7:00 pm
Humanistic Erev Rosh Hashanah @ West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Experience a Humanistic Rosh Hashanah with Kol Shalom, Community for Humanistic Judaism. A human-centered, inspiring ceremony which  reflects the great Jewish traditions and offers a meaningful alternative for all Jews and intercultural families. All are Welcome….  Oneg to follow...
Erev Rosh Hashanah – Havurah Shalom 7:30 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah – Havurah Shalom @ Tiffany Center
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join Havurah Shalom for our Erev Rosh Hashanah Service. All of our High Holiday Services are free, and no registration or tickets are required. Learn more here.
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Day 1 Rosh Hashanah Services – Havurah Shalom 9:30 am
Day 1 Rosh Hashanah Services – Havurah Shalom @ Tiffany Center
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Join Havurah Shalom for our First Day of Rosh Hashanah Services. All of our High Holiday Services are free, and no registration or tickets are required. Learn more here.
Kesser Kids’ Time 11:00 am
Kesser Kids’ Time @ Congregation Kesser Israel
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join us for an awesome kids’ program for children age 2-11. Kids will have tons of fun playing games, singing songs, learning about Rosh Hashana, and with an awesome Rosh Hashana-themed food activity. Free of...
Partners Portland 7:10 pm
Partners Portland @ Portland Kollel
Sep 30 @ 7:10 pm – 8:00 pm
Unity Through learning. Study Torah with a partner and make connections with Jews from across Portland. Hot drinks, light snacks, and study resources will all be made available. Join Portland as we learn one on one. Bring...

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