Learn more about each of the life cycle events in Jewish tradition. For information on scheduling an event for you or a family member, contact our office.

Bris/Baby naming

Jewish tradition has beautiful ways to commemorate life cycle events, starting from the very beginning of life.

Bar/Bat mitzvah

If you’ll be attending the bar or bat mitzvah of a friend or family member, this page will provide an overview of what you can expect.


Our enhanced Conversion Curriculum, combined with Portland’s Introduction to Judaism course, aims to give you the tools to live a joyous Jewish life.


Like all Jewish celebrations, each element of a traditional wedding has a symbolic history all its own.


This page includes information about our cemeteries and how our CNS clergy and community are here to comfort you in life’s most difficult moments.

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