10:00 AM10:00

March for our Lives

  • North Park Blocks 235 NW Park Ave Portland, OR 97209 (map)
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Portland* is marching for our Children’s safety, for safe schools and for sensible

gun control legislation.  The Jewish Federation will be there, under its banner, with

uncounted other local groups and families.   COME, JOIN KOL SHALOM at

hope to have our banner with us, but if not, look for our familiar faces.

Want a contact that morning?   Call Randy’s cell —  503.453.2985

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4:00 PM16:00

Community Passover Seder - Starlight Room

Once again Kol Shalom  enables us to carry on the wonderful Passover seder tradition., community style.   All are welcome to join us as we socialize, have a haggadah reading with the traditional symbols and tell the story from our humanistic perspective.  Of course a great meal and singing are a highlight of the evening.  See our flyer.

Our community seder is  March 31, 2018 at:

 Starlight Room
1125 SE Madison St - Portland
4:00 p.m. Social Hour / 5:00 p.m. Seder

Tickets can be purchased here, online.

Early-Bird prices represent considerable savings are good until March 21.  Please make your reservations prior to March 21.

Can't make the seder?  Please consider supporting the community seder with a donation to the Elijah Fund. 

Thanks and hope you can join us at the seder.

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12:00 PM12:00

"Standup! Lessons from the Holocaust" -OJMCHE

  • Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (map)
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The premiere of "Standup! Lessons from the Holocaust".  The Never Again Coalition documentary on Holocaust survivors. The documentary takes students' questions and poses these to 4 Holocaust survivors.  The main idea is to try to learn from the survivors what words of wisdom they have for us in the present day, as a result of their experiences.  The survivors are invited and will do a Q-A. 

At OJMCHE from noon to one -- brown-bag lunch series,  so bring yours.  Hope to see you all there.  

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4:00 PM16:00

Purim Happy Hour

  • 4460 SW Scholls Ferry Rd. #23A. Portland, Or (map)
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We’re having a Purim party and you’re invited! We are celebrating with an Adult Pot Luck Happy Hour. Get your Esther, Mordecai or Haman on in full regalia or even just a mask will do. We’ll hear the whole megillah, have a bite to eat, a little to drink and enjoy each other’s company. Please bring food to share and a traditional gift of non-perishable food for those less fortunate than we. For additional information and to RSVP email or 503-244-7185.

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7:00 PM19:00

Humanistic Judaism Study Group - KS Community Room

This discussion will be particularly tantalizing. It’s all about food. What makes Jewish food Jewish? What role does food play in Jewish culture and why is it so important?  Wikipedia has some great background reading:

You are most welcome to bring a favorite cookbook, recipe or even some Jewish food to share.

We look forward to seeing your there!

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