Open to Everyone!

The Mittleman Jewish Community Center is a proud beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community and greater Portland community.

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Ongoing Events

Book Club - Second Tuesday

Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 12:00 pm
May 9 - Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston - led by Barbara Hopfinger.
June 13 - Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan - led by Karen.
July 11 - Trans Atlantic by Colin McCann - led by Donna.

Dad's Night Out

Join other Portland Jewish dads in
relaxed discussions around Portland.
Contact Jennifer Greenberg
503.246.8831 for details.

Hebrew for Lunch - Tuesdays

Join Sylvia Frankel for a discussion
in Hebrew. Purchase lunch or just
enjoy the conversation. Some
conversational Hebrew required.
Tuesdays, 12:15 pm at Cafe at the J.

Knit Together: A Crafting Community - Tuesdays

Calling all knitters. Bring your projects and chat while enjoying
your pastime.
Tuesdays, 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Cafe at the J.

Mah Jongg - Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays

Open games in the Cafe at the J. Bring your friends and play.
Sundays, 12:00 pm
Mondays, 12:30 pm
Tuesdays, 1:00 pm

MJCC Art Gallery Exhibition - through mid-August

Featuring the work of Fred Harwin, Director of the Center for Ocular Prosthetics, LLC in Portland, Oregon.

With his unique medical background and artistic skill, Fred creates highly detailed custom ocular prosthetics (artificial eyes) for young and old alike. He devotes the time necessary to assure the highest quality result with concern for comfort and realism.

Exhibit through August 16

This project is supported in part by a grant from the Oregon Cultural Trust. Additional support comes from the Kostiner Cultural Education Fund for the MJCC.

Mothers Circle

Meet twice per month from September through May with other non-Jewish mothers raising Jewish kids.
Sundays, 9:30 am
at the MJCC.
Contact Jennifer Greenberg
at 503.246.8831 for details.

Shabbat in a Box

Jewish young adults can connect and create meaningful experiences through a communal Shabbat meal. Volunteer hosts are provided with a box of items they’ll need to host a Shabbat dinner. Hosts invite any number of friends to join him/her for the meal.

To become a host, please contact Len Steinberg at
Funded in part by the Holzman Family Foundation.

Rose City Music Academy

Learn to play an instrument with Rose City Music. Recitals three times per yearr. Small group beginning lessons $150 for 10 wks. Weekly group classes free with private lesson enrollment.
Ages: violin: 4+ guitar: 5+ piano: 6+
Open to adults.
Register: 503.308.TUNE (8863) or

Drop-in: Israeli Dancing

Drop-in to an introductory class in Israeli folk dancing for $15.
Classes run every Wednesday evening, July 19 until September 13 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm.

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