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Portland Jewish Academy is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland and is proud of our partnership with them in strengthening our local Jewish community as well as the global community.


Sukkah Building Party

Join us on Sunday, September 30 from 12:00-2:00 pm to build the community Sukkah in the MJCC courtyard!

There will be children's activities including stories, songs & crafts in the MJCC Dance Studio.  Bring your tools!

This event is a partnership of the MJCC, PJA and PJ Library!

Questions?  Contact Yael at 503.245.6219.


THE Oys and Joys of Childbirth and Parenting

A New and Expectant Parent Workshop Series

Wednesdays, October 17, 24, Nov. 7
November 14: Infant CPR Taining*
7:00 - 8:30 pm at the MJCC

The Jewish childbirth, adoption, and early parenting education program will cover an array of topics related to welcoming and raising a child from the Jewish perspective.  Learn about all the programs and services our community has to offer and make connections!

Speakers include:

  • Caron Rothstein, MA/MSW - PJ Library, Jewish Federation of Greater Portland
  • Mohel Rabbi Tzvi Fischer - Portland Kollel
  • Corinne Spiegel, MS Spec. Ed - Jewish Family & Child Service
  • Infant First Aid and CPR Certified Instructor - MJCC

$36 per family for the series - REGISTER with code CG107
$50 per family including the CPR training* - REGISTER with code CG108


An Evening with Dan Alon, 1972 Munich Massacre Survivor

In recognition of the 40th Anniversary of the Munich Massacre

Presented by Chabad of Oregon & Benaroya Jewish Learning Academy

Dan Alon was a member of the Israeli fencing team at the Munich Olympics when Palestinian terrorists broke into the Olympic Village with the intention of taking the entire Israeli delegation hostage.  Alon was not captured, but eleven Israelis were killed in what has been termed the "Munich Massacre"  After nearly four decades, Dan Alon has begun sharing his story of courage and rebuilding.

Introductory Remarks by Mariel Zagunis, Two-time Olympic Gold Medalist
Michael Allen Harrison, Musical Tribute
Pete Schulberg, Master of Ceremonies
Comments by Harry Glickman

Thursday, October 18, 2012
7:00 - 9:00 pm at the MJCC
General Admission: FREE
Reserved Seating: $10, $25

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