September Calendar

Through Nov. 8
Auto|Biography, an OJMCHE exhibition that explores the social phenomenon of Jews and their cars. Regular exhibition gallery hours are Tuesday through Thursday 10:30 am-4 pm, Friday 10:30 am-3 pm, and Saturday and Sunday noon-4 pm. Admission is $6 for adults, $4 for students and seniors, and free for members and children under 12 accompanied by a parent or guardian. ojmche.org

Sept. 2
Free “Taste of” classes 7-9 pm at Congregation Neveh Shalom. Hope & Healing taught by Rabbi Eve Posen; Siddur Basics followed by Trope: Learn to Leyn, both taught by Deb Freedberg. The full courses begin in October. 503-293-7309

Sept. 3
“Strangers in the Land: Security, Hospitality and Immigration.” See page 71.
Talmud Class at Congregation Shaarie Torah 7:30 pm Thursdays. Free. 503-226-6131

Sept. 6
Join trained docents to tour Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland’s Washington Park. 1-2 pm. 503-226-3600

Sept. 8-Oct. 31
Demark October 1943. See page 71.

Sept. 8-Oct. 4
“The Understudy” at Artists Repertory Theatre. See page 16

Sept. 10-Nov. 1
On Transience: Photographs of Friderike Heuer at OJMCHE. The transient nature of the immigrant experience, in place and emotion, inspired Friderike Heuer to photograph objects in transition. Opening Reception: Sept. 9, 5:30-7 pm. 503-226-3600.

Sept. 10
Book Talk: “Jewish Resistance against the Nazis,” by Patrick Henry, Editor. 7-9 at Oregon Historical Society. Free. Presented by OJMCHE in partnership with the Oregon Historical Society and the World Affairs Council of Oregon.

Sept. 11
Ashland launches PJ Library Connection Adventures with a Tot Shabbat at Pioneer Hall in Ashland. All families with kids 6 months to 8 years are invited for blessings, song, storytelling and a light meal. Free. RSVP: PJLibrarySOregon@gmail.com or 541-488-7716

Sept. 13
Erev Rosh Hashanah. Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for service times and locations.

Sept. 14-15
Rosh Hashanah. Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for service times and locations.

Sept. 17-20
Feast Portland. See page 54.

Sept. 18
A Little Shabbat at Shaarie Torah presented by Congregation Shaarie Torah & PJ Library. 5-6:30 pm at Shaarie Torah third Friday each month. Join Rabbi Josh Rose and Dorice Horenstein for a lively Shabbat full of singing, greeting, stories, eating and new friends. Free. 503-226-6131

Sept. 20
2015 Oseran Family Lecture: “The Future of Terrorism and the Impact of the Iran Accord” by author and New Yorker staff writer Lawrence Wright. 4:30 pm at Congregation Beth Israel Sanctuary, 1972 NW Flanders St. 503-222-1069

Lecture by Holocaust Survivors Eva and Les Aigner about how discrimination affects innocent human lives. 2-4 pm at The George R. White Library Lobby, Concordia University campus. Catered and free. 503-226-3600

Annual memorial service at Beit Haverim’s section of Pioneer Cemetery. 10-11 am at Oswego Pioneer Cemetery, 17401 Stafford Road, Lake Oswego. 503-568-1241

Neveh Shalom Tashlich Bike Ride. Bike down Springwater Willamette trail to Sellwood Riverfront Park. In the tradition of tashlich, cast off previous years missteps for a fresh start. Several options: gather at 12:45 pm and bike with a group from NE, SE or meet at OMSI at 1:15 pm to bike the Springwater Corridor trail. Wear a bike helmet and bring a water bottle. Free. mzarkin@gmail.com or jgreenberg@nevehshalom.org

Sept. 22
Kol Nidre (Erev Yom Kippur). Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for service times and locations.

Sept. 23
Yom Kippur. Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for service times and locations.

Sept. 25
This month’s North Coast Shabbat Group services led by Cantor Deborah Bletstein at 8 pm at the Bob Chisholm Senior Center, 1225 Avenue A in Seaside. Bev Eastern, 503-244-7060

Sept. 25-27
ReJewvenation Women’s Retreat. See page 71.

Sept. 27
Erev Sukkot

Oregon Holocaust Memorial Volunteer Clean-up in Washington Park. 10 am-noon. Supervised by the Portland Parks & Recreation Dept. and by OJMCHE staff. This is a great way to get ready Sukkot by collecting the perfect sechach roof material for the top of your sukkah. RSVP: 503-226-3600

Sept. 28
30s -40s Happy Hour. 5:30 pm at the Neveh Shalom Sukkah. Meet other professionals for an afterwork beverage. jgreenberg@nevehshalom.org

Sept. 28-Oct. 4
Sukkot. Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for information about Sukkot gatherings.
Sept. 29

Sundae Cycle: Sukkot Ice Cream event.
See page 11

Oct. 4
Join trained docents to tour Oregon Holocaust Memorial in Portland’s Washington Park. 1-2 pm. 503-226-3600

Oct. 5-6
Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah. Visit ORJewishLife.com/calendar for service times and locations.

Oct. 7
“The American Road.” In conjunction with the exhibit Auto|Biography, OJMCHE guest curator Kenneth Helphand will give a lecture on how the car has shaped the American landscape. Call 503-226-3600 for time.

Oct. 8
Retirement Party for Cedar Sinai Park CEO David Fuks. 7- 9 pm at Mittleman Jewish Community Center. Refreshments, music, dancing and fun. RSVP: 503-535-4360 or patapofft@cedarsinaipark.org

Oct. 8-11
Cultures of the Sephardic Diaspora: A Weekend of Music and Learning. Presented by PSU’s Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies and World Languages & Literatures and the Sephardic Cultural Center of Portland. Free. pdx.edu/Judaic or 503-725-8449

Oct. 10
Traditions: Congregation Beth Israel’s annual fundraising event. 6:30 pm at The Benson Hotel, Portland. RSVP by Oct. 6: bethisrael-pdx.org or 503-222-1069

MJCC is the Mittleman Jewish Community Center at 6651 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland. 503-244-0111, oregonjcc.org

OJMCHE is the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education at 1953 NW Kearney, Portland. 503-226-3600, ojmche.org

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