October 2016 Calendar

Oct. 1-Nov. 13
Hold These Truths presented by Portland Center Stage at the Armory. pcs.org

Oct. 2-4
Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset Oct. 2 and continues through nightfall Oct. 4.

For times and locations for services in Oregon and SW Washington, visit orjewishlife.com/calendar

Oct. 3
Prayer, Meditation and Shofar. 10 am-noon at Portland Kollel, 6688 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. 503-245-5420 or ryg@portlandkollel.org

Oct. 6
The Rock in the Red Zone, part of the third annual Israeli Film Series. For the past 14 years, the Israeli town of Sderot has been bombarded with rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, yet Sderot has become an epicenter for rock music in Israel. Director Laura Bialis participates in Skype discussion following film. 7 pm at the MJCC, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy. The series concludes Oct. 13 (Film TBA). 1 film $8; member $5; series $20; member series: $12. 503-244-0111

O-Vary Funny! Ovarian Cancer Alliance fundraiser. See page 33

The Rye Baker author Stanley Ginsberg, who also wrote Inside the Jewish Bakery, will be at a book signing (free) from 2-4 pm and will teach a rye master bread class ($75) at 6 pm at Tabor Bread, 5051 SE Hawthorne Blvd. taborbread.com/classes

Oct. 8-15
Oregon Ballet Theatre presents Giants at Keller Auditorium. 503-222-5538 or obt.org

Oct. 9
Help! Thanks! Wow! The Power of Prayer. A Ladies Night Out with Shine! 7-9 pm at Collection Agency, 322 NW 6th Ave. Ste. 200, Portland. 503-245-5420 or eve@portlandkollel.org

Concert: Tales from the Forgotten Kingdom. See page 42

Oct. 10
Join the International Shabbat Project Challah Bake. 7:30-9:30 pm. Free. 503-245-5420 or eve@portlandkollel.org

Oct. 11- 12
Yom Kippur begins at sunset Oct. 11 and concludes at nightfall Oct. 12.
The Day of Atonement is a solemn fast day.
For times and locations for services and break-the-fast meals in Oregon and SW Washington, visit orjewishlife.com/calendar

Oct. 16
The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland Women’s Event featuring Jane Weitzman. See page 80

Oct. 16-24
Sukkot begins at sunset Oct. 16 and concludes at nightfall Oct. 24. This seven-day festival (eight days in the Diaspora) celebrates the abundance of the fall harvest and commemorates the 40 years the Jewish people wandered in the desert after the exodus from slavery.
For times and locations for services and meals in sukkahs in Oregon and SW Washington, visit orjewishlife.com/calendar

Oct. 17-18
Portland in Play staged readings. See page 81

Oct. 18
Deadline to apply for Pacific Northwest Hadassah Mission Leadership Awards including free Hadassah mission in Israel. Hadassah.org/regions/pacific-northwest/application-2016-mission.pdf

Itzhak Perlman Recital presented by Oregon Symphony. 7:30 pm at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. 503-228-1353 orsymphony.org

Oct. 20
Breast Friends/SHOC Girls’ Nite Out. See page 33

Oct. 20-22
Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company presents Wallflower, an ode to color, space and sound. 8 pm at Lincoln Hall, PSU. 503-245-1600 or whitebird.org

Oct. 23
Celebrate Sukkot and Canvas for Affordable Housing. See page 80

Oct. 24-25
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah.
The days immediately following Sukkot are the semi-independent holidays Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. These holidays formally end the season of the High Holy Days.
For times and locations for services in Oregon and SW Washington, visit orjewishlife.com/calendar

Oct. 26
2016 Election Edition, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland annual gala featuring award-winning journalist Jeffrey Goldberg. 7 pm at the MJCC. See page 10

Nov. 1
Sephardic Winter Film Series begins with “Above and Beyond.” See page 80

Nov. 2
Aweseome ladies night out with your friends. 7:30-9 pm. Free. 503-245-5420 or eve@portlandkollel.org

Nov. 3
Stampfer Community Enrichment Award Dinner. See page 75

Nov. 4-6
2016 Levy Event. Edges of Identity: Jews, Punk, Poetry – A weekend of music and learning featuring Alicia Jo Rabins and Golem. Brunch, panels and performances. 503-725-8449 or pdx.edu/judaic

Nov. 5
Complementary Medicine Seminar form the Ovarian Cancer Alliance. See page 33

Nov. 5-6
Taste of Oregon: Jewish art, Portland food and live music. Two-day celebration presented by ORA Northwest Jewish Artists. 7-9:30 pm Saturday, 10:30 am-4:30 pm Sunday, at MJCC. 503-244-0111

Nov. 6
Info Day at Riverdale. Riverdaleschool.com

Nov. 7
Join Eve Levy for a three part mini-series. Topic to be announced. 11 am-noon Nov. 7, 14 and 21. Free. 503-245-5420 or eve@portlandkollel.org

Nov. 8
Portland Jewish Book Celebration begins. See page 77

Nov. 10
Holocaust historian Christopher Browning speaks on “From humanitarian relief to Holocaust rescue.” See page 80

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