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Apr 22, 2024
Erev Passover
Apr 23, 2024
Passover
Apr 24, 2024
Passover
Apr 25, 2024
Passover
Apr 26, 2024
Passover
Apr 27, 2024
Passover
Apr 28, 2024
Passover
Apr 29, 2024
Passover
Apr 30, 2024
Passover
Apr

2 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…

Apr

4 2024

JFCS Presents Walking Beside You - Grief Processing Group

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239

The 8-session series cost is $200. However, no one will be turned away for inability to pay; please pay what you are…

Apr

4 2024

OJCF - Endowments

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

 

Save the date - OJCF Presentation on endowments. More details to come!

Apr

4 2024

BB Camp's Central Coast Community Seder

5:00PM - 8:00PM  

B'nai B'rith Camp
6443 SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy, Suite 234
Portland, OR

Central Coast Community Seder at BB Camp

Thursday April 4, 5PM 

Let all who are hungry come and eat!

You are warm…

Apr

4 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…

Apr

5 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…

Apr

5 2024

First Friday Shabbat Dinner

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

Join us for a special community Shabbat dinner! It's a unique experience to come together to celebrate Shabbat, and t…

Apr

6 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…

Apr

6 2024

EJC Puppetry Workshop with Ora Fruchter

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

Puppetry Workshop with Ora Fruchter

Apr

6 2024

Ver Vet Blaybn? (Who Will Remain?) Film Screening

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

OJMCHE
724 NW Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209

Join us for a screening of Ver Vet Blaybn? (Who Will Remain?), a feature-length documentary film from the Yiddish Boo…

Apr

7 2024

Tefillin for Israel

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

Each week, Jewish men gather to put on Tefillin and pray for our brothers and sisters in Israel, the safety of our so…

Apr

7 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,…

Apr

7 2024

 

YEARNING TO BREATHE FREE

 

Today's Jewish immigrant stories of inspiration, resilience and finding home. 

 

Co…

Apr

7 2024

The Marianne Wollstein Mah Jongg Madness Brunch and Tournament
Sunday, April 7

•             11:00am…

Apr

7 2024

From Yiddish Book Rescue to Yiddish renaissance

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Beth Israel
1972 N W Flanders St
Portland, OR 97209

From Yiddish Book rescue to Yiddish Renaissance with Susan Bronson, Executive Director of the Yiddish Book Center…

Apr

9 2024

17th Annual Sephardic Winter 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:…

Apr

10 2024

Hashem Also Knows: A Women's Passover Class on Emunah

9:15PM - 10:15PM  

Portland Kollel
6682 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Get ready for the “Holiday of Emunah” with Mrs. Meira Spivak, taking place Wed. April 10, 9:15 at the Portland Ko…

Apr

11 2024

JFCS Presents Walking Beside You - Grief Processing Group

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239

The 8-session series cost is $200. However, no one will be turned away for inability to pay; please pay what you are…

Apr

11 2024

CNS Art, Heart, and Soul Series: Hand-painted Ceramics

6:00PM - 9:00PM  

The Butterfly Effect Art Space
7829 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

CNS Art, Heart, and Soul Series: Hand-painted Ceramics
Thursday, April 11, 6:00-9:00pm
The Butterfly Effect Art Space…

Apr

11 2024

Alicia Jo Rabins & The Camas High School Choir

7:30PM - 9:30PM  

Revolution Hall
1300 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97214

Alicia Jo Rabins joins 135 students from the Camas High School Choir, a Third Angle string trio, and a rock band for…

Apr

11 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…

Apr

11 2024

How To Run A Passover Seder

8:25PM - 9:25PM  

Portland Kollel
6682 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Learn how to host a memorable and engaging Passover Seder for your guests and children.
Led by Rabbi Yehuda Leib Brow…

Apr

12 2024

JFCS Community Connection

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Join JFCS for conversations on Zoom: It is a space for anyone in the community to connect with others and share what…

Apr

12 2024

EJC Mindful Collage with Char Breshgold: Let Creativity Bloom!

12:30PM - 4:30PM  

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

Mindful Collage with Char Breshgold

Apr

13 2024

EJC Spill Those Guts Already: A Flash Memoir Class with Leanne Grabel

2:00PM - 6:00PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

A Flash Memoir Class with Leanne Grabel

Apr

14 2024

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 14, 10 AM - 2 PM

 

Food Making Fest at Gesher —  A Bridge Home

 

Share your cooking energy…

Apr

14 2024

Chag Pesach sameach! As families gather together this year, the Passover4All team is happy to help provide Passover m…

Apr

14 2024

Tefillin for Israel

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

Each week, Jewish men gather to put on Tefillin and pray for our brothers and sisters in Israel, the safety of our so…

Apr

14 2024

Israeli folk dance class & open dance!

2:30PM - 5:00PM  

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

We're a friendly and welcoming group enjoying dancing in the bright and beautiful dance studio at the Southwest…

Apr

14 2024

CNS Men’s Club Texas Hold’em Tournament

5:00PM - 9:00PM  

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

CNS Men’s Club Texas Hold’em Tournament
Sunday, April 14, 5:00pm-9:00pm
Congregation Neveh Shalom, Birnbach Hall

Apr

14 2024

OJMCHE Annual Gala 2024

5:30PM - 8:00PM  

Save the date for OJMCHE's Annual Gala! More details to come.

Apr

16 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…

Apr

16 2024

The Pesach Eve Segulah of Rav Shimshon Ostropoli

8:30PM - 9:25PM  

Portland Kollel
6682 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland, OR 97219

Led by Rabbi Dovid Yehuda Rimmer Please Note: It is highly recommended that you read the letter before…

Apr

17 2024

Community Collecting Event: April 17

11:00AM - 3:00PM  

OJMCHE
724 NW Davis Street
Portland, OR 97209

 

We are excited to invite you to participate in our upcoming Community Collecting Events, where we aim to preserve and…

Apr

18 2024

JFCS Presents Walking Beside You - Grief Processing Group

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239

The 8-session series cost is $200. However, no one will be turned away for inability to pay; please pay what you are…

Apr

18 2024

Federation Board Meeting8

4:30PM - 6:30PM  

 

Federation Board Meeting

Apr

18 2024

OJCYF Annual Benefit Dinner

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

Mittleman Jewish Community Center, Stern Ball Room
Mittleman Jewish Community Center
Schnitzer Family Campus
Portland, OR 97219

Teen-led annual benefit dinner featuring cocktails, dinner, guest speaker, overview of the program year, and rousing…

Apr

18 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…

Apr

19 2024

Next Generations Group (NGG) & JFCS Community Connection Support Group

This group is for NGG members only and regist…

Apr

19 2024

EJC Presents FRIDAY NOONTIME CONCERT WITH THE ORCHID TRIO

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

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

Free Classical Music concert at EJC

Apr

21 2024

Family Pesach Experience with Cara Abrams

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarie Torah
920 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210

Join Education Director Cara and friends for a fun, family Pesach experience! Families will be invited to engage with…

Apr

21 2024

Passover Matza Making Workshop  based on a recipe from the annals of the Spanish Inquisition.

Roll up your sleeves …

Apr

21 2024

Chocolate Pesach Seder with Rabbi Gary Oren

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Congregation Shaarie Torah
920 NW 25th Ave
Portland, OR 97210

Join Rabbi Gary Oren for a chocolate Pesach Seder! Kids will be guided through a fun, interactive Seder; Pesach choco…

Apr

21 2024

EJC Creative Embodiment: Ruach in Artistic Practice with Liz Asch Greenhill

10:30AM - 12:30PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

creative workshop to include guided visualization, breathing techniques, brainstorming, sharing, writing or…

Apr

21 2024

Tefillin for Israel

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

Each week, Jewish men gather to put on Tefillin and pray for our brothers and sisters in Israel, the safety of our so…

Apr

21 2024

The Jewish Communities of the Caribbean

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Online via Zoom

Portland, OR

The first Jews arrived in the Caribbean 500 years ago. This presentation will show how these Sephardic Jews laid…

Apr

21 2024

Pre-Passover Treasure Hunt for Chametz followed by a Bonfire

Sunday, April 21 from 2 - 2:45 pm.

A short and sweet …

Apr

21 2024

The Burned Piano Project Concert Series

2:00PM - 3:00PM  

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

Piano Concert and discussion.

Apr

21 2024

Israeli folk dance class & open dance!

2:30PM - 5:00PM  

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

We're a friendly and welcoming group enjoying dancing in the bright and beautiful dance studio at the Southwest…

Apr

22 2024

No appointment necessary. Men in our community are invited for a traditional Pre-Yom Tov immersion.

Donations apprec…

Apr

22 2024

This is the most important story that we live: the passage from slavery to freedom defines us as a people.  It culti…

Apr

22 2024

Oregon Hillel Community Seder at Oregon State

6:30PM - 8:30PM  

Memorial Union Ballroom
112 SW Jefferson Way,
Corvallis, OR 97331

PESACH SEDER MENU: - Garlic & Herb Roasted Chicken with Lemon Sauce (Ratatouille for Vegetarians/Vegans) -…

Apr

22 2024

Tigard Passover Seder

7:30PM - 10:00PM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

join the Tigard Jewish community for a Passover Seder packed with tradition!

Enjoy a beautiful Hebrew/English Passov…

Apr

22 2024

College Student Passover Seder

7:45PM - 9:45PM  


9816 SW 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97219

Relive the exodus, discover the eternal meaning of the Haggadah, and enjoy a Seder with your community. Complete with…

Apr

23 2024

Second Night Community Seder at Gesher:

This is the most important story that we live: the passage from slavery to f…

Apr

23 2024

2024 CKA 2nd Community Passover Seder

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Kol Ami
7800 NE 119th Street
Vancouver, WA 98662

Please join CKA for our 2nd Night Community Passover Seder. The cost is $45 for CKA members and $50 for non members. …

Apr

23 2024

Beit Haverim Community Seder

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Beit Haverim
1111 Country Club Road
Lake Oswego, OR 97034

Join Beit Haverim for a family-friendly Seder with Rabbi Alan Berg and Cantor Ann Brown.
Reservations close April 13t…

Apr

23 2024

P'nai Or Community Passover Seder

6:00PM - 10:00PM  

P'nai Or Community Seder Limited seating--get your tickets early! RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Our Community…

Apr

23 2024

Student Seder

7:45PM - 11:59PM  

Chabad on Campus SW Portland Jewish Student Center
9816 SW 6th ave
Portland, OR 97219

Free Seder for college students! Hosted at the Chabad on Campus SW Portland Jewish Student Center, this Seder will…

Apr

25 2024

JFCS Presents Walking Beside You - Grief Processing Group

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Neveh Shalom
2900 SW Peaceful Lane
Portland, OR 97239

The 8-session series cost is $200. However, no one will be turned away for inability to pay; please pay what you are…

Apr

25 2024

Demo day IAC Eitanim

6:00PM - 8:30PM  

IAC Eitanim

Portland, OR 97229

The IAC Eitanim Teens leadership program's Demo day for the third time in Portland, led by the team's mentor Mr. Eyal…

Apr

25 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…

Apr

26 2024

Shabbat Evening Services and Passover Seder Experience

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Irael
1972 NW Flanders St
Portland, OR 97209

Congregation Beth Israel hosts a Shabbat celebration coupled with a light Passover meal; all are welcome.

Apr

27 2024

Kol Shalom Community Seder

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

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

All are welcome to join in Kol Shalom's annual Community Seder. We will share a humanistic haggadah reading, music, w…

Apr

27 2024

BB Camp Bash 2024

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

BB CAMP BASH

Details coming in 2024!

Apr

27 2024

Portland Young Adult Seder

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Congregation Beth Irael
1972 NW Flanders St
Portland, OR 97209

 

Raise a glass (or four) at Portland’s Young Adult Seder. This musical, interactive Seder experience, led by…

Apr

28 2024

Tefillin for Israel

10:30AM - 11:30AM  

Tigard Chabad Jewish Center
11545 SW Durham Rd B-2
Tigard, OR 97224

Each week, Jewish men gather to put on Tefillin and pray for our brothers and sisters in Israel, the safety of our so…

Apr

28 2024

Climate Action Fair

12:00PM - 4:00PM  

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

Celebrate Earth Day at the Climate Action Fair! The Fair will feature prominent speakers and representatives from mul…

Apr

28 2024

EJC Embodying the Exodus: Moving Towards Freedom

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Eastside Jewish Commons
2420 NE Sandy Blvd
Portland, OR 97232

workshop to internalize the Exodus and transform, as a community, from captives to free people through reflection,…

Apr

28 2024

Carpathian-Pacific Local in Tigard

2:00PM - 4:00PM  

U & I Event Center
11905 SW 69th Ave
Tigard, OR 97223

An intimate program of klezmer and Yiddish song, Romanian and Hungarian fiddle virtuosity, devotional Hasidic…

Apr

28 2024

Israeli folk dance class & open dance!

2:30PM - 5:00PM  

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

We're a friendly and welcoming group enjoying dancing in the bright and beautiful dance studio at the Southwest…

Apr

28 2024

No appointment necessary. Men in our community are invited for a traditional Pre-Yom Tov immersion.

Donations apprec…

Apr

30 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…

Apr

30 2024

Robert Siegel (NPR) interviews: Franklin Foer, Dr. Leonard Saxe, and Pamela Nadell

Apr

30 2024

Global Connections: Is the Golden Age of American Jews Ending?

4:00PM - 5:00PM  

Zoom

New York, NY 10012

Robert Siegel (NPR) interviews: Franklin Foer, Dr. Leonard Saxe, and Pamela Nadell