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.

Ongoing Events

Chai Baby/PJ Library Indoor Playground

Join us on the second Wednesdays of every month from September to June 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.

Please mark your calendar for our 2018-2019 dates, held on the second Wednesdays each month:
December 12
January 9
February 13
March 13
April 10
May 8
June 12

Book Club - Second Tuesdays

Second Tuesday of each month 12:00 pm
In the Dance Studio

December 11 - Lila by Marilynne Robinson, led by Naomi
January 8 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult, led by Nancy
February 12 - Euphoria by Lily King, led by Marci

Drop-in: Israeli Dancing

Drop-in to an introductory class in Israeli folk dancing for $15 in the Dance Studio.

Current and upcoming Israeli Dancing sessions:
Wednesdays, July 11 - Sept. 12
7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG402

Wednesdays, Sept. 26 - Dec. 12
7:00 - 8:00 pm
*No classes on Oct. 10, or Nov. 21.

December 26 - February 27
7:00 - 8:00 pm, CG 105
Cost: $100 Members + Guests.
Drop-in Fee: $15 per class.
Spring class dates: March 27 - June 26.

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, 11:00 am
Tuesdays, 12:00 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.

Rose City Music Academy

Rose City Music Academy will resume in the fall of 2018. There will be no lessons over the summer.

For information call: 503.308.TUNE (8863) or email:

Dad's Night Out

Come have a drink with a Rabbi! This community-wide group is open to all Jewish dads and dads raising Jewish kids. Meet in a local pub and take part in a relaxed conversation with topics relevant to parenting. Open to parents of all ages. No cost, donation suggested.

Contact: for rotating location.

Sponsored by Congregation Neveh Shalom, Congregation Beth Israel, Congregation Shaarie Torah, Mittleman Jewish Community Center, and Mothers Circle with generous support from the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland (JFGP).

Mothers Circle

Mothers Circle is a free, 13-week program for moms who are looking to increase their understanding of Jewish values and traditions. The program is designed for moms who are not Jewish but have a Jewish partner, or for moms who have chosen Judaism as an adult.
for more information.
Sundays, 10:00 - 11:30 am
January 6 and 27
February 10 and 24
March 17 and 31
In partnership with Congregation Neveh Shalom.

One Box: Year-Round Mitzvah Project!

One Box Now is an Oregon Benefit Corporation committed to forward thinking sustainable practices, community support, and transparent business protocols. It generates revenue through the use of clothing donations, otherwise destined for national reuse corporations or landfill, donating 25% of revenue to supporting local non-profits.

One Box Now accepts all textiles and clothing donations. Bring yours to the MJCC today!