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Ongoing Events

MJCC Art Gallery Exhibition - through Dec. 31

Jews of Africa - A Photographic Journey through Ancient and Awakening Communities.

Jewish photographic documentarian, Jono David, showcases 59 images from his four-year project documenting Jewish life, culture, and history in 30 African countries and territories. The exhibition features numerous anecdotal narrations and “Jewish African Voices” - video commentaries from people across the Jewish African world.

Art Gallery Opening:
Monday, October 2
6:00 pm
Exhibit displayed October 2 - December 31

Chai Baby - Second Wednesdays

Join us on the second Wednesdays of every month from September 2017 to June 2018 for Chai Baby Indoor Playground, with kosher snacks, storytelling, friends and fun! Click here to visit our Indoor Playground page.

For parents/caregivers and their children up to five years old.

Remaining 2017 dates:
December 13

2018 dates:
January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13

Book Club - Second Tuesdays

Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 12:00 pm here at the J.
December: Snow Child by Ivey
- Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
February - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
March - Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

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.

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

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.

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 year. Small group beginning lessons $150 for 10 wks. Weekly group classes free with private lesson enrollment.
Ages: violin: 4+ guitar: 5+ piano: 6+
Voice included.
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, October 18 - December 27 from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. No class on 11/22.

Dad's Night Out

Join other Portland Jewish dads in relaxed discussions around Portland.
Contact for rotation location.

Mothers Circle

Mothers Circle is taking a break for the 2017-2018 program year. If you are interested in joining this program in Fall 2018, contact Rabbi Eve Posen at

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