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The 16 week class runs from October to April. It is free with free childcare provided.

Join us for an upcoming info session: 

September 20, 9:30-10:30am

MJCC, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219

For more information or to RSVP: please contact  Jennifer Greenberg at 503.293-7313



Dad’s Night

dadsnightJoin other Jewish dads and dads raising Jewish kids at a local pub for a relaxed discussion with a Rabbi. Hosted by Mothers Circle, this series features topics relevant to parenting at all stages. $5 suggested donation, and beverages and snacks are included.  Add your name to the mailing list by contacting Dad’s Night is co-sponsored by the MJCC and made possible by generous funding from the Jewish Federation of Greater Portland. Thank you to the clergy of Congregation Neveh Shalom, Congregation Beth Israel and Congregation Shaarie Torah.

Mother’s Circle

mother-circle-bannerMothers Circle is a 16 week informational and empowering program for moms who are looking to increase their understanding of Jewish values and traditions. The program is designed for moms who are not Jewish but have a Jewish partner, or for moms who have chosen Judaism as an adult. Coordinated by Congregation Neveh Shalom and widely supported by Portland Jewish organizations and synagogues, this class is taught by Lois Shenker, community educator, life coach and author of “Welcome to the Family: Opening Doors to the Jewish Experience”.

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The Mothers Circle is brought to you by Congregation Neveh Shalom and is locally co-sponsored and/or funded by: The Holzmc_logoman Foundation, The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, The Oregon Jewish Community Foundation, The Oregon Jewish Community Youth Foundation, The JEZ Foundation, The Mittleman Jewish Community Center, B’nai B’rith Camp, The Oregon Board of Rabbis and Congregations Beth Israel, Havurah Shalom, Kol Ami, Shaarie Torah and Shir Tikvah. Mothers Circle is an affiliate program of the Jewish Outreach Institute.