Coming Events (Virtual)

June 12: BB Camp Shabbat walk
Join B’nai B’rith Camp’s  Shabbat Walk at 4 pm, June 12. 
Register in advance for this meeting (registration required to access this event). Together we will light candles, do kiddush and motzi and sing. In perfect BB Camp style we invite each household to share a “rose” (highlight) from your week. 
Questions?  Contact Stacey: or visit

June 12: Pride Unity Shabbat 
Join your LGBTQ+ and ally community for a Shabbat candle lighting celebration of love and acceptance in recognition of Pride month.
Pride Unity Shabbat will be on Zoom at 8 pm, Friday, June 12. It will end by 8:30 pm so people who observe Shabbat free of electronics may maintain their observance and participate. Register:

June 12-13: Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi Memorial Shabbaton
Havurah Shir Hadash invites you to join its first live streaming Shabbaton celebrating spiritual connectivity in the legacy of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi (1924-2014), pathfinder and futurist for Jewish spirituality in the emerging digital age. The Memorial Shabbaton begins at 6:30 pm, June 12.
This year’s Reb Zalman Scholars are Rabbi Rachel Barenblat and Rabbi David Markus, next-generation visionaries and riveting teachers for the next transformations of Jewish life. With music, poetry, spirited prayer with liturgy old and new, mystic visioning, and re-mixing of ancient text, together we’ll bring forward visions for a Jewish digital future worthy of us all. Register:
Fees: $36 per person, $72 per couple/family and $18 for students

June 15: OJMCHE Virtual Annual Meeting
Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education will hold its annual meeting at noon, June 15 online.
Hear from Director Judy Margles on the work of the museum over the last year and during this unforeseen time of closure. There will also be remarks from OJMCHE’s outgoing Board Chair Elaine Coughlin.
For more information, contact Gail Mandel at

June 16: Jewish Federation’s 100th Annual Meeting
 Eric Fingerhut, President & CEO of Jewish Federations of North America, will be the keynote speaker for the 100th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. See story on page 4. Register:

June 18: Combatting Anti-Semitism through Storytelling
The Jewish Project is a portrait of a Jew through storytelling. Jared Goodman of Morgan St Theater weaves personal stories of being a Jew with Jewish history and culture, exploring themes of identity, secularism vs traditionalism, the writings of Isaac Bashevic Singer and Abraham Joshua Heschel, plus some klezmer music too. He works to combat the spread of anti-Semitism and share Judaism and Jewish culture with fellow Oregonians.
Every other Thursday at 5 pm from June 4 to July 30. Cost: $15. For more information, contact Jared at
Register at:

June 18: Effective tools for parenting in times of crisis
Effective tools for parenting in times of crisis: A conversation with Dinah Gilburd, LCSW, will be 8:30-9:30 on Thursday, June 18, on Zoom.
Dinah Gilburd LCSW, is a clinical social worker with Jewish Family Child Service. 
Sponsored by Jewish Federation, PJ Library and JFCS. Thanks to the Holzman Foundation for making this presentation possible. 

June 18: MJCC Trivia Night
Are you a whiz at trivia? Do you like having fun? Do you want to support the Mittleman Jewish Community Center?
Come join in a fun  free night of virtual pub trivia hosted by Mystery Trip on Thursday, June 18 at 7 pm. Prizes include gift cards and other offerings. All money raised during the event will support the Mittleman JCC.
Contact Len Steinberg at 503-535-3555 or |

June 19: Fathers’ Day Unity Shabbat
Come express gratitude to our fathers who have given us their support, guidance, inspiration, and love. Join the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland as we light Shabbat candles in honor of our dads.
Fathers’ Day Unity Shabbat will be on Zoom at 8 pm, Friday, June 19. It will end by 8:30 pm so people who observe Shabbat free of electronics may maintain their observance and participate. Register:


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