Arts + Culture Events
During the month of February, the MJCC and PJA communities will be collecting lunch and snack items for the Portland Backpack Lunch program. Four categories of food are needed; protein, fruit cups, breakfast, and snacks (please no instant noodle cups). Items can be dropped off in the blue bin located in the MJCC lobby.
- Monthly Mitzvah Project
- JAM Art Show + Sale
- How to Be a Friend to a Friend Who's Sick - Mar. 1
- Friends of the Center Brunch - Mar. 5
- Author Series - Mar. 7, 14 , 21 + Apr. 13
- Nosh + Drash with Rabbi Eve Posen - Mar. 9
- Hamantaschen Bake Off/Purim Contest - Mar. 9
- Purim Carnival - Mar. 12
- Remembering Nechama Leibowitz - Mar. 15
- Discussion: Why Should We Buy Art - Mar. 16
- Needle Felt Owls Workshop - Mar. 23
- Used Book Sale - Mar. 26 - 28
Join us for an evening with author Letty Cottin Pogrebin as she discusses her book and gives advice about friendship and illness – infused with sensitivity, warmth, and believe it or not, humor.
Wednesday, Mar. 1
Register at hadassah.org/events/pdxhbc
Sponsored by Hadassah, JFGP, MJCC.
Mittleman Jewish Community Center’s Friend of the Center Brunch with Special Guest, Yosef Abramowitz.
Yosef Abramowitz, named by CNN as one of the six top global “Green Pioneers,” by PV Tech as “one of the most inspiring solar CEOs” worldwide, is an American-Israeli human rights activist, educator, and entrepreneur is recognized as one of the pioneers of the solar energy industry in both Israel and East Africa.
Sunday, March 5, 2017
10:00 am at MJCC
Purchase tickets at :oregonjcc.org/brunch
Also honoring new inductees to the Oregon Jewish Sports Hall of Fame and presenting the Harry Glickman Scholar Athlete Awards.
Join us for this new and thought-provoking program, bringing an exceptional line-up of authors and special events to our community.
All events begin at 7:00 pm at the MJCC.
Tuesday, March 7 – Janis Cooke Newman
A Master Plan for Rescue
Tuesday, March 14 – Jennifer Keishin Armstrong
Tuesday, March 21 – Local Author Panel Discussion
Thursday, April 13 - Joan Nathan and Andrew Fortgang
Individual event tickets: Cost: $8. Member Cost: $5.
Series pass: Cost: $25. Member Cost: $16.
Remembering Nechama Leibowitz (z”l): An Evening of Text and Conversation with guest educator Nehama Stampfer Glogower
This evening will be devoted to text study using Nechama Leibowitz’s world renowned methodology. Nehama Stampfer Glogower, Torah scholar and life long student of Leibowitz, will lead the evening’s study of a select text on the theme of Passover. No previous experience necessary. Men and women from across the community are warmly welcome.
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Presented by Women's Day of Jewish Learning.