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.

Good Deeds Month

Join the global movement and do good during April 2019! This year, we are expanding our volunteer opportunities into a full month of programs.

Sunday, April 7: Serve Meals at Oregon Food Bank

At Portland and Beaverton Locations
Space is limited. Pre-registration required by April 5.
Shifts are 1:00 - 3:30 pm.

Please RSVP to Lenny Steinberg at with your full name, email address, preferred location and any guests that will be joining you.

Sunday, April 14: Passover Box Assembly

At the Mittleman Jewish Community Center

Event schedule (shifts):
8:00 - 9:00 am: Setup and build boxes
9:00 - 11:00 am: Pack boxes
10:30 - 11:30 am: Send off drivers to deliver boxes
See the official Facebook event here.

RSVP by emailing with the following information:

  • Do you want to build boxes/help with setup, pack boxes, or deliver boxes?
  • How many people will be helping, including total number of adults and children.
  • If you choose to deliver, how many boxes can you take in your vehicle? (boxes are approximately a 2 ft cube)

Sunday, April 28: Beautify Grounds of Oregon Holocaust Memorial

At Washington Park
Space is limited to 20 people per shift. Pre-registration required by April 26.
Shifts are 9:00 am - 11:00 am, and 12:00 - 2:00 pm.
Register for this event here.

Sunday, April 28: J-Serve Project

J-SERVE Project: Houseless Community in PDX

Every year, Jewish teens worldwide come together to perform acts of community service together. All Portland 6th-12th graders are invited to join us as we learn about houselessness and volunteer with one of Portland’s tiny house villages, Agape Village. Teens will build planter and tree boxes. Community service hours available. Please contact Bette at with any questions!

Who: This event is open to 6th-12th graders
When: Sunday, April 28th, 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Agape Village at the Portland Central Church of the Nazarene (9715 SE Powell Blvd.)
What: Building planter boxes for the tiny home village.

This event is planned by a group of teens from various Jewish youth groups in Portland who believe in the importance of coming together to do service. We hope you will join!

Registration is now open. Register here.