Thank you to everyone who helped make the auction a wild success!

A Night on Broadway CNS Auction 2019 was a great success! Thank you to all attendees, volunteers, sponsors and a special TODAH RABAH to our auction chairs, Mike Khavul and Marrisa Richardson.  A kol ha-kavod to Lindsay von Colditz and the staff for all of their hard work. Together, we all came together as a team and showed our love and support for our wonderful congregation!

Mitzvah Moment

If you couldn’t make it or if you are interested in checking out our Mitzvah Moment video again, please see below. It’s not too late to “raise the paddle” and make a gift by contacting Marg Everett: 503.246.8831,

Remaining Bids

There are still spaces left for the sign-up party’s and some items not yet claimed.

Please look at the list below and email Marg Everett with your bid selections and the amount:

We will take bids on a first come, first served basis!

Silent Auction Items

More items will be added over the next few days.
Email Marg Everett to make your offer:

Dichroic/Fused Glass Pendant by Jonathon Lietz
Fair Market Value: $220
Bid: Best Offer

Tree of Life Necklace
Fair Market Value: $259
Minimum Bid: $125

1 Hour Couple’s Photo Shoot Whitney Lyon’s (website)
Fair Market Value: $500
Bid: Best Offer

$500 towards Orthodontic Treatments at Garfinkle Orthodontics
Fair Market Value: $500
Bid: Best Offer

NW Children’s Theatre show “Tenali: The Royal Trickster”
Valid April 20 – May 5, 2019
Fair Market Value: $55
Bid: Best Offer

$50 Gift Certificate for The Portland Ballet Studio
Fair Market Value: $50
Bid: Best Offer

One Month Kids Dance Class, Westside Dance & Gymnastics Academy
Fair Market Value: $68
Bid: Best Offer

Directional sign at Camp Solomon Schechter

Katan Session (3 Nights) at Camp Solomon Schechter
Fair Market Value: $525
Bid: Best Offer

Pump It Up Junior Passes (Pack of 5 Passes)
Fair Market Value: $25
Bid: Best Offer

WINE STILL AVAILABLE! – $18 per bottle
There are 6 bottles of wine left from our wine wall, all priced at $25 or more, one is valued at $70! After the Auction price of $18 per bottle! (Bags are randomly selected)

Sign-Up PartiesFirst come, first serve

#900 – High Holiday Parking 2019 (multiple spots left)
Rain? Heat? Kids? No problem! Save time and make High Holidays easier with your own reserved parking spot and maybe treat a family member to one, too!
Price: $100
Thanks to: Congregation Neveh Shalom

#901 – Texas BBQ & Friendship (6 spots left)
Join the Kaufman’s and Milliner’s for Texas BBQ, and Friendship. Enjoy kosher smoked brisket along with vegetarian sides and Texas iced tea, adult beverages, and dessert. (21+, no kids).
Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4-7pm
Location: Jason and Allison Kaufman’s house (Wilsonville)
Price: $54
Thanks to: The Kaufman’s and Milliner’s

#903 – SE Portland Public Art Walking Tour (7 spots left)
Put on your walking shoes and have fun exploring public mural art in close in SE Portland with Louise Magun and Abby Myers. The walk is approximately 2.5 miles on flat walkable surfaces. No dogs, please. Dress for the weather!
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019, approximately 10:00am–2:00pm
Price: $36
Thanks to: Louise Magun and Abby Myers

#904 – Martinis, Manhattans and More Party (23 spots left)
Join your awesome hosts at Arlene Cogen’s house for hors d’oeuvres, creative cocktails & lots of laughs. This is a women’s only event (sorry guys).
Date: Saturday, May 11, 4-8pm
Price: $36 per person
Thanks to: Mia Birk, Arlene Cogen, Linda Cohen and Michelle Caplan

#905 – “A Little Night Music” A Night of Music with Ilene Safyan & Barry Lavine (55 tickets left)
Join us for an evening of beautiful music as we transform Stampfer Chapel into a cozy music venue. Award winning singer, composer and recording artist, Ilene Safyan, teams up with Barry Lavine, pianist extraordinaire, for a memorable evening of great music, fine wine, and scrumptious desserts! It will be a night that will touch your soul.
Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019
Price: $36
Thanks to: Ilene Safyan, Barry Lavine, Raul & Lidia Krivoy, Sharyl & Rick Vagy, and Barry & Fanny Horowitz

#907 – Mah Jongg 101! (10 spots left)
Learn the basics of American Mah Jongg from pro Elisa Stevens in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. Coffee and snacks will be provided.
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 9:00am-12:00pm
Location: Congregation Neveh Shalom
Price: $36
Thanks to: Elisa Stevens

#906 – A Run with UltraRunner Jared Blank (8 spots left)
Join finisher of the elite 100-mile Tahoe Rim race and World Marathon Challenge (7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days), Portland native – and CNS Foundation School alumnus – Jared Blank for a run and discussion. “If I can get to a place where I can leave everything behind and only focus on the next step, then the action is all that I am concerned with. It’s all about the simple execution of being in that motion. How much time do we allow ourselves the freedom to wander, and how can we create that space within a busy day? I truly believe that the mission is possible, and greatness will come from it.” – Jared Blank 9/28/17
Date: Sunday, June 2
Location: Westside Run
Price: $36
Thanks to: Jared Blank, Rich & Erica Meyer and Elana & Matt Emlen

Quick links for remaining items:

Thanks to our sponsors!


Alan Blank and Ellyn Sternfield
CNS Board of Directors
Rosalie Goodman
Hasson Realtors (Carolyn and Robin Weinstein)
Sam & Phyllis Louke, Marissa & Eric Richardson
Reliable Credit Association (Lee and Becky Holzman)
West Bearing Investments, Ferguson Wellman (Josh Frankel)

Season Ticket Holders

Mia Birk & Glen Coblens
CertaPro Painters
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (Julie & Tom Diamond)
Garfinkle Orthodontics
Wendy Gutmann & Jeffrey Menashe
Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
Holman’s Funeral Home
Anna and Eric Kodesch
Priscilla and Anthony Kostiner
Malka Diamond and Jewelry (The Malka Family)
Markham House
Jim and Lora Meyer
Oregon Kosher
Arlene and Irv Potter
Jay and Diane Zidell


BedMart (Sherry and Steve Stone)
Doug and Amy Blauer
Camp Solomon Schechter
Arlene Cogen, LLC
Jonathan and Sarah Glass
Brighton Jones
Jason and Allison Kaufman
Gina Westhoff and Mike Khavul
Gayle and Jerome Marger
Ben and Avital O’Glasser
Smiles NW (Alan and Debra Montrose)
Marshal Spector
Lindsay and Nathan von Colditz

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