Portland Yiddish Hour playlist for 01/24/2010

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Portland Jewish Hour
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Mickey KatzSimcha TimeSimcha TimeWorld Pacific
"Mazeltov Dances""
"Litvak Square Dance""
Rabbi Aryeh HirschfieldWedding DanceWings of Peacewww.rebaryeh.com
"Kee Heelatzta"
Dave TarrasSam's BulgarTanz!Epic
"Sam Spielt""
Brave Old WorldBessarabyeBeyond the PaleRounder
Klingon KlezmerParty at the End of the UniverseHoney, Would you be Meshuga Tonight?

Hosted by Barry, with help from Liz in Pledge Central.  Thanks to everyone who called in.

Here are today's announcements, that I didn't have time to mention on the air:

Friday, Jan. 29, 6:00 p.m

Tu B'Shevat Green Shabbat at Shaarie Torah

A seasonal vegetarian Shabbat dinner and brief presentation and food trivia quiz by a member of the Tuv Ha'Aretz steering committee to celebrate Tu B'Shevat. This event is open to everyone. Note: The dinner will follow a short Shabbat service led by Shaarie Torah's middle schoolers.

Cost: $10 for Shaarie Torah members, $12 for non-members. RSVP required by 1/26.

For more information or to RSVP, email info@shaarietorah.org or call 503-226-6131.


Sat. Jan. 30 - 10:30 a.m

Join Havurah Shalom for a Tu B'Shvat walk and pot-luck feast at Macleay Park in NW Portland.  Bring one of the traditional 7 species (something with wheat, barley, figs, grapes, pomegranates, olives, honey) and some other fruit or nut. RSVP to info@havurahshalom.org with family names and ages of kids by Jan. 27.

Details available upon RSVP.


Sun. Jan. 31 - 7 p.m. at the MJCC.

Prospects for Peace: American Diplomacy in the Middle East: An Evening with Charles Kirschner. 

Charles Kirschner is the Pacific Northwest Deputy Director of AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Mr. Kirschner will share his perspectives about the current political situation in the Middle East and the challenges facing Israel in these times. Questions and discussion will follow. Free–donations accepted. For more information, visit www.oregonjcc.org.


Sun. Jan. 31 - 11:30 a.m. in SALEM

Phil Decker will discuss an exhibit called 'Traces of the Jewish Lower East Side', featuring historic photos of the lower east side in the early 1980s by Lewis Hine as well as his own recent photographs. Accompanying the photography will be a showcase of on the origins for New York City’s lower east side featuring artifacts from Temple Beth Sholom members. 

Temple Beth Sholom, 1274 Cunningham Lane S. For more information, contact Phil at phildecker@peoplepc.com.


Thursday, February 4th at 12 noon

Oregon Area Jewish Committee Luncheaon Lecture Series

Natan Meir, assistant professor of Judaic Studies at PSU, speaking on 'Marginal Jews in Eastern Europe:  Lives of the Destitute, Orphaned, and Disabled in the 19th and early 20th Centuries"

Living Room Theaters
341 SW 10th Ave
Admission $15, which includes lunch ($5 for drinks only

reserve at www.oajconline.org/ OR CALL 503-295-6761

Thursday, February 4th at 7 pm

J Street, the political voice of the pro-Israel, pro-peace movement, is setting up shop in Portland.

The group, which has sparked conversation in political and Jewish community circles across the country about the connection between Israel’s future as a democratic Jewish homeland and achieving a two-state resolution, will officially launch J Street Portland at a public event at the Oregon Jewish Museum, 1953 NW Kearney St, Portland, Oregon.

The kick-off will feature simulcast remarks by J Street’s executive director, Jeremy Ben-Ami, as well as a showing of West Bank Story, the 20-minute-long winner of an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short. Refreshment will be served, schmoozing will be in order, and the galleries of the museum will be open with live music by Uncle Yascha.

For further information, contact Sandy Polishuk at portland@jstreet.org or (503) 249-1957 mailto:portland@jstreet.orghttp://Jstreet.org/Portland


Lecture series from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute: six Wednesdays from Feb. 3 to March 10
Portraits in Leadership: Timeless tales for inspired living.

Got Courage? Discover inner courage, determination and resilience in the life stories of legendary Talmudic figures. In this new Jewish Learning Institute course you will bear witness to the strength of human character in tales that resonate and inspire you to unleash your own power.

Takes place at Perkins Coie Law Firm, 1120 NW Couch St. Cost is $100. For class times and other information, visit www.myjli.com or call their office at 503-977-9947.


the Magenta Theater, 606 Main St. - VANCOUVER, WA

Presenting the play 'Crossing Delancey' Feb 12-27 at 7 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee Feb. 20

Tickets are $10-$15. For more performance information or tickets contact 360-635-4358 or www.magentatheater.com



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