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ALL SUMMER LONG

Shabbat on the Upper Plaza!
Every Friday night 6:15 pm
Enjoy our beautiful NW summer evenings singing, praying and schmoozing! (Weather permitting).

Young Family Tot Shabbat (0-5 years)
1st & 3rd Saturday of every month at 10:15 am. Zidell Chapel
A fun and engaging service for families with babies, toddlers, and children up to age 5. Join our skilled early childhood educators their good friend Shabbos Mouse for Neveh Shalom’s liveliest Shabbat service. Bagel lunch following the service.

Storytime at Hillsdale Farmers Market at Rieke Playground with Rabbi Eve Posen
Sundays, June 25, July 30, August 6 at 10:30 am

Fun for all ages! Co-sponsored by PJ Library.

JUNE 2017 EVENTS

Speaker Series, Sponsored By Men’s Club: Ins and Outs of the Restaurant Business (rescheduled from winter)
Sun, June 4, 9:40am, Stampfer Chapel
Andrew Fortgang, fellow congregant and owner of Little Bird and Le Pigeon, will speak about the restaurant biz. Free brunch to Men’s Club members, $5 donation requested from others.

Wondering Jews Field Trip to Bob’s Red Mill
Tuesday, June 6, 10:30am – 2:30pm
Join the Wondering Jews community for an enjoyable trip to Bob’s Red Mill. RSVP to: dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org.

Sisterhood End of Year Picnic
Sunday, June 11, 5:00pm
We will hold our end of the year picnic at the home of Marsha Strongin. She will provide the kosher hot dogs and hamburgers, and we’d like to have you bring a pot-luck non-dairy something to share! Families are invited. RSVP to Marsha at 512-422-1649, or marsha@strongin.net.

Annual Congregational Meeting
Thurs, June 15, 7:00pm, Birnbach Hall
All members are welcome to attend.

CNS Keshet Pride Shabbat Evening
Friday, June 16, 5:45pm
Celebrate Pride Weekend with a special Shabbat dinner! All LGBTQ individuals and allies are welcome (CNS members and non-members are welcome).
5:45pm: Appetizers;
6:15pm: Shabbat Evening Service;
7:15pm: Shabbat Dinner
RSVP: mberwin@nevehshalom.org.

CNS Participates in Portland Pride Parade!
Sunday, June 18 starting at 8:00am, Portland Waterfront W. Burnside and NW Park Ave
This year CNS celebrates pride as part of Portland Jewish Pride:  www.jewishportland.org/pride . To get involved or help with planning, please contact Beth Milliner at 540-819-1807 or bpenguin6@gmail.com. We will have t-shirts for purchase that will represent CNS Pride, and a van for those who would like to participate but not walk. Are you unable to participate but want to support the effort?  Donations appreciated!

Fourth Fridays with Rabbi Eve Posen
Friday, June 23 (July 28, August 25), 5:15pm, Offsite
Join Rabbi Eve and welcome Shabbat with music and stories, potluck dinner to follow. Click here to RSVP and for directions. Co-Sponsored by PJ Library.

CNS Sisterhood Sunday/ Rosh Chodesh
Sunday, June 25, 12:30 pm
Embrace Rosh Chodesh – a women’s sacred time. Join Karen Sharp, herbalist and student of spiritual thought, as we find ways to bring the spiritual themes of each Jewish month to our lives using our senses in different ways. Contact Dana Sirkin: otrbanana@frontier.com

JULY 2017 EVENTS

Tefilla Lab Services
Saturday, July 1, July 22 and Aug 26, 9:00am
During Tefilla Lab services, we will introduce the community to different melodies, niggunim and other innovations. The goal is to provide a space for experimentation where we can try out what prayer forms might deepen our kehilla’s experiences. Our hope is that some of these experiments will yield results that we can incorporate more regularly into our communal Shabbat spirituality. We hope you will join us!

Kabbalat Shabbat with Ilene Safyan
Fridays: July 7 (Aug 4) 6:15pm
Bring your spirit and your voice together for this special Kabbalat Shabbat. Accompanied by Ilene Safyan on guitar, this service is one of beautiful music, filled with singing and participation. New melodies are intermixed with congregational favorites. It’s a wonderful way to welcome Shabbat.

Young Families Berry Picking
Sunday, July 9 at 10:30am at Smith Berry Barn
Pick fresh berries with your young ones on a fun farm outing! For families with children ages 5 and under. RSVP: eposen@nevehshalom.org

Wondering Jews Field Trip to the Oregon Botanical Gardens
Monday, July 10
We will be going to the Oregon Botanical Garden in Silverton for a lovely outing amongst the flowers and plants with our hosts Urban PDX. Transportation provided. For more info: dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org

Neveh Shalom outing at Krueger’s Farm with live music
Thursday, July 13, 5:30pm
Join other Neveh Shalom members for a fun night of music and food at Krueger’s Farm in Sauvie Island. Bring a picnic or buy food from one of the vendors (cash only). $15 per car. The music goes from 6:30pm – 9:30pm. We will start gathering at 5:30pm. Meet on the lawn to the right of the stage. For more information, email dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org

NEW! Book/Film Club
Thursday, July 20, 6:00-9:30pm
Love to read, watch films and make new friends? Then this club is for you!  We will be reading books and watching film adaptations that relate to some aspect of Judaism – either a Jewish author, Jewish themes, etc.  Our first book/film is by bestselling author, Jennifer Weiner, and is entitled “In Her Shoes,” a New York Times bestseller.  Come prepared to talk about the book and then watch the movie starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaine.  For more information, email kgoldhammer@nevehshalom.org

Dad’s Night Family Shabbat Picnic
Friday, July 21, 6:00-8:00pm
Willamette Park – 6805 SW Macadam Ave. Meet at the playground
Join the Dad’s Night community for a special Shabbat picnic for the family with challah, blessings and storytelling with Rabbi David Kosak and Rabbi Michael Cahana. Music by the fantastic Justin Jude! Bring picnic and blankets or chairs. Suitable for all ages, or come without kids. Dads Night is group of Portland Jewish dads who love to get together with the rabbi for good conversation and drinks. Brought to you jointly by Congregation Neveh Shalom and Congregation Beth Israel, along with the Mothers Circle Program. Contact Jennifer Greenberg for more info: jlynngreenberg@gmail.com

Sunday Parkways in NE
Sunday, July 23
Enjoy Sunday Parkways in Northeast and help Neveh Shalom outreach to potential new members! Please contact Daniela Meltzer, Membership and Community Engagement Director, if you are interested in volunteering, dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org or 503.293.7313.

Fourth Friday’s with Rabbi Eve
Friday, July 28 (August 25), 5:15pm, Offsite
Join Rabbi Eve and welcome Shabbat with music and stories, potluck dinner to follow. Click here to RSVP and for directions. Co-Sponsored by PJ Library.

Erev Tisha B’Av Service
Monday, July 31, 8:30pm, Zidell Chapel
Eicha reading, Havdalah and Ma’ariv

AUGUST 2017 EVENTS

Tisha B’Av Service
Tuesday, August 1, 7:00am, Zidell Chapel
Tallit/tefillin are not worn that morning.

Kabbalat Shabbat with Ilene Safyan
Fridays: August 4, 6:15pm
Bring your spirit and your voice together for this special Kabbalat Shabbat. Accompanied by Ilene Safyan on guitar, this service is one of beautiful music, filled with singing and participation. New melodies are intermixed with congregational favorites. It’s a wonderful way to welcome Shabbat.

All 25+ year Neveh Shalom members are invited for a special Shabbat Dinner!
Friday, August 4
In honor of Neveh Shalom’s 25 year+ members, we would like to invite you for a special Shabbat service and dinner to thank you for your continued commitment to our community. Kids and grandkids are welcome! Special guest appearances by Rabbis Emeriti Joshua Stampfer and Daniel Isaak. $18|per adult, $12|per child, maximum price $54 per family.  Please RSVP by clicking here.

Games in the Park
Saturday, August 5, 12:30pm, after services – Albert Kelly Park (SW Dosch Rd & SW Mitchell St, Portland, OR 97239)
Join the whole Neveh Shalom community at Albert Kelly Park for an afternoon of games and fun after Shabbat morning services.

Wondering Jews Field Trip – Wine Tasting with Urban PDX
Monday, August 7
For questions , please contact Membership and Community Engagement Director, Daniela Meltzer, 503.293.7313 | dmeltzer@nevehshalom.org

NEW! Meditations of the Heart
Thursdays: Aug 10, 17, 24, 31, 7:30pm (Through end of November)
Join Sarah Rohr on Thursday evenings from 7:30-8:30pm as she guides you through physical movements and practices to explore, compliment and exalt your heartfelt prayers. For both beginners and students with experience. $10 sliding scale, a portion of the proceeds will benefit ALIYAH. More info: sarah.e.rohr36@gmail.com.

Shoreshim Shabbat Afternoon Hike and Snack
Saturday, August 12, 3:00 pm at Tryon Creek.
Join other young families for a fun Shabbat hike at Tryon Creek State Park. We will meet at the visitors center. FREE and snacks will be provided.
For more information, contact Rabbi Eve: eposen@nevehshalom.org. For families with children 5 and under.

Shoreshim Messy Art at CNS
Thursday, Aug 24, 10:30am
Join the fun and get messy! Ages 0-5, must be accompanied by an adult. for more onfo, contact: eposen@nevehshalom.org.

Fourth Friday’s with Rabbi Eve
Friday, August 25, 5:15pm, Offsite
Join Rabbi Eve and welcome Shabbat with music and stories, potluck dinner to follow. Click here to RSVP and for directions. Co-Sponsored by PJ Library.

Tefilla Lab Services
Saturday, Aug 26, 9:00am
During Tefilla Lab services, we will introduce the community to different melodies, niggunim and other innovations. The goal is to provide a space for experimentation where we can try out what prayer forms might deepen our kehilla’s experiences. Our hope is that some of these experiments will yield results that we can incorporate more regularly into our communal Shabbat spirituality. We hope you will join us!

CNS Book Club
Sunday, Aug 27, 4:00pm
Join us as we discuss the book “Songs for the Butcher’s Daughter: A Novel,” by Peter Manseau. This fictional story follows the Yiddish poet Itzik Malpesh, weaving together the account of his “life and crimes.” Meet at the Feldstein Library. More info: kgoldhammer@nevehshalom.org.

SEPTEMBER 2017 BACK TO SHUL!

Back to Shul!
Sunday, September 3, 12:00-2:00pm
Join us for music, food and fun at our annual BBQ on the Plaza! Time to reconnect with friends and opportunities for students to meet ALIYAH K-6 teachers and Foundation School (18 mo. – pre-K) teachers, too! Free. Open to the entire community. All ages welcome!  Please RSVP here.

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