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Feb 19, 2024
Presidents Day
Feb

1 2024

Cafe Shalom Israeli Folk Dancing

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

CHCC
8936 SW 17th Ave
Portland, 97219

Enjoy dancing in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of dancers at all levels. Learn new dances and practice…

Feb

2 2024

Monthly Sephardic Community Shabbat Dinner

6:30PM - 9:30PM  

Melissa Abu
6686 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Please join for a Community Sephardic Monthly Shabbat Dinner - Sephardic Judaism is a treasury with something for…

Feb

3 2024

Mini Mensches Tot Shabbat

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Israel
1972 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209

Start your Shabbat off with some fun! Tot Shabbat is open to all members of the community and aimed at kids 0-5…

Feb

3 2024

PJC Party of 8 Dinner-Bar Night

7:00PM - 10:00PM  

PJC invites you the our first Party of 8 Dinner. You’ll enjoy dinner with 7 other PJC young adults
and get to know …

Feb

4 2024

OJMCHE Free First Sunday

11:00AM - 4:00PM  

Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
724 NW Davis
Portland, OR 97209

The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education offers FREE ADMISSION on the first Sunday of every month,…

Feb

4 2024

Israeli folk dance - open session and beginner class

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Ave.
Portland, OR 97219

Enjoy Israeli folk dancing at the Southwest Community Center in a beginner's class with instructor Sue Wendel, follow…

Feb

4 2024

Paint Your Own Judaica

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Butterfly Effect
7829 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219

Join P'nai Or for a fun and creative afternoon together, with new Judaica crafts to take home at the end! We'll…

Feb

6 2024

Wondering Jews Podcast Release

6:00AM - 7:00AM  

 

Finally, a smart, funny, fast-moving podcast for Jews who love weed and for the people who love them! Join Portland b…

Feb

6 2024

EJC Presents: Yoga for Renewal

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 Ne Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Yoga at Eastside Jewish Commons

Feb

8 2024

Federation Board Meeting6

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

 

Federation Board Meeting

Feb

8 2024

Tuning in to Nature's Conversation

6:30PM - 8:15PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR

Tuning in to Nature's Conversation A three part exploration of communication and nature…. All are welcome to…

Feb

8 2024

Join Cantor Eyal Bitton for an informative and fun evening as he explores the timeless creations of the renowned and …

Feb

8 2024

Cafe Shalom Israeli Folk Dancing

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

CHCC
8936 SW 17th Ave
Portland, 97219

Enjoy dancing in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of dancers at all levels. Learn new dances and practice…

Feb

10 2024

The Jennie Open House

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

The Jennifer Barnum Luria Early Childhood Center
428 NW 20th
Portland, OR 97209

The Jennifer Barnum Luria Early Childhood Center on Congregation Beth Israel’s historic campus (located 428 NW…

Feb

11 2024

Israeli folk dance - open session and beginner class

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Ave.
Portland, OR 97219

Enjoy Israeli folk dancing at the Southwest Community Center in a beginner's class with instructor Sue Wendel, follow…

Feb

11 2024

Superbowl Sunday at EJC!

3:00PM - 8:00PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 Ne Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

EJC Superbowl Party!

Feb

13 2024

EJC Presents: Yoga for Renewal

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 Ne Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Yoga at Eastside Jewish Commons

Feb

13 2024

17th Annual Sephardic Film Festival

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Ahavath Achim
6686 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Join Congregation Ahavah Achim for our monthly winter film festival. For list of all dates and films:…

Feb

14 2024

Global Connections with Robert Siegel: How to be a Better Person

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Zoom
New York, NY, USA
Zoom
New York, NY 10012

 

Robert Siegel (NPR) interviews: David Brooks, Robert J. Waldinger, Rabbi David Wolpe

Feb

14 2024

Global Connections with Robert Siegel: How to be a Better Person

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Zoom
New York, NY, USA
Zoom
New York, 10012

 

Robert Siegel (NPR) interviews: David Brooks, Robert J. Waldinger, Rabbi David Wolpe

Feb

14 2024

Join JNF-USA for an evening in support of Jewish Disabilities Awareness Acceptance and Inclusion Month. Elie Klein…

Feb

15 2024

Breaking the News

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

In this acclaimed documentary, women and LGBTQ+ journalists launch startup The 19th* to buck a broken news media system.

Feb

15 2024

“Will Zion Be Redeemed by Justice? U.S. Jews and Israel

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

University Place Hotel and Conference Center
310 SW Lincoln St.
Portland, OR 97201

This talk will explore important new ideological and generational fault-lines that have emerged in recent decades…

Feb

15 2024

Cafe Shalom Israeli Folk Dancing

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

CHCC
8936 SW 17th Ave
Portland, 97219

Enjoy dancing in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of dancers at all levels. Learn new dances and practice…

Feb

16 2024

EJC Presents NOONTIME CONCERT WITH BLUEGRASS BAND SUNNY SOUTH

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 Ne Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Free Bluegrass Concert at EJC

Feb

16 2024

Pink Shabbat at Neveh Shalom

5:15PM - 7:15PM  

Congregation Neveh Shalom: Conservative
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR

Friday February 16
Isaak Foyer/Stampfer Chapel

  • Pink Shabbat Soirée, 5:15pm
  • Shabbat Services, 6:15pm

 

Raise…

Feb

17 2024

Mini Mensches Tot Shabbat

9:00AM - 10:00AM  

Congregation Beth Israel
1972 NW Flanders Street
Portland, OR 97209

Start your Shabbat off with some fun! Tot Shabbat is open to all members of the community and aimed at kids 0-5…

Feb

18 2024

Beginning Israeli Folk Dance Class and Open Dance

1:30PM - 4:00PM  

Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Ave.
Portland, OR, 97219

Enjoy learning Israeli folk dances at the Southwest Community Center in a beginner's class with instructor Sue Wendel…

Feb

18 2024

Hand in Hand Unified Jewish-Arab Israeli School Presentation

2:00PM - 3:30PM  

Portland Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

Hand-in-Hand Unified Jewish/Arab Israeli School Presentation, Feb. 18, 2:00 PM, Eastside Jewish Common

Feb

19 2024

BB Camp Presidents' Day Camp

9:00AM - 4:00PM  

Congregation Neveh Shalom: Conservative
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR

Presidents’ Day Camp
Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
at Neveh Shalom, SW Portland

Come spend your President…

Feb

20 2024

Wondering Jews Podcast Release

6:00AM - 7:00AM  

 

Finally, a smart, funny, fast-moving podcast for Jews who love weed and for the people who love them! Join Portland b…

Feb

21 2024

Join the Wondering Jews (60+ seniors and empty-nesters) for a captivating afternoon as we gather to watch the inspira…

Feb

21 2024

Cedar Sinai Park "Chopped"

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

Rose Schnitzer Manor, Holzman Dining Room
6140 SW Boundary Street
Portland, OR 97221

Watch our talented chefs tackle LIVE and ON DEADLINE a kosher mystery basket! Each chief--with the help of their team…

Feb

21 2024

PDX Nigun Circle

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

Private Location - Contact Organizer for Details

OR

PRIVATE LOCATION - Please Contact Organizers

Join Portland’s only monthly nigun circle!

PDX Nigun Circle is a mon…

Feb

21 2024

The Abraham Initiatives: A Shared Society for Jews & Palestinians in Israel

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

Co/Lab: Reimagine Jewish presents the work of the Israeli organization The Abraham Initiatives

Rabbi Josh Rose sits …

Feb

22 2024

Tuning in to Nature's Conversation

6:30PM - 8:15PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR

Tuning in to Nature's Conversation A three part exploration of communication and nature…. All are welcome to…

Feb

22 2024

Across Difference: Building Shared Society in the Shadow of War

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Stampfer Chapel, Congregation Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239

Across Difference--Building Shared Society in the Shadow of War

Fostering Jewish Arab Relations in Israel

Join us …

Feb

22 2024

Cafe Shalom Israeli Folk Dancing

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

CHCC
8936 SW 17th Ave
Portland, 97219

Enjoy dancing in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of dancers at all levels. Learn new dances and practice…

Feb

23 2024

Shabbat of Love at the MJCC

5:00PM - 7:00PM  

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

Rescheduled

The MJCC will be participating in a nationwide effort to set the table for the largest Shabbat dinner ce…

Feb

25 2024

One-Step Webpages, a Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools

10:30AM - 12:00PM  


PO Box 19736
Portland, OR 97280

Free Zoom presentation on an important genealogy research tool.

Steve Morris will present his One-Step Webpages, a f…

Feb

25 2024

Dignity Grows Packing Party Feb 25, 2024

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

The Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd,
Portland, OR 97232

 

Volunteer to pack with our Dignity Grows™ Chapter. Each Dignity Tote provides comprehensive monthly personal and me…

Feb

28 2024

Music From The Sole

5:00PM - 6:15PM  

Mittleman Jewish Community Center
6651 SW Capitol Highway
Portland, OR 97219

MJCC and White Bird Dance Collective have partnered to bring Music From The Sole to our community. Join us for a body…

Feb

28 2024

Lecture: Flamenco, Sephardic, and Arab-Andalusian Music

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 Ne Sandy Blvd.
Portland, OR 97232

A Sound that Makes us Feel: Parallels and Crosscurrents in Flamenco, Sephardic, and Arab-Andalusian Music, Elena M.…

Feb

29 2024

Cafe Shalom Israeli Folk Dancing

8:00PM - 10:00PM  

CHCC
8936 SW 17th Ave
Portland, 97219

Enjoy dancing in a welcoming and friendly atmosphere of dancers at all levels. Learn new dances and practice…