Start: 5:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm
Super Diamond—a Tribute to Neil Diamond. A benefit for Robison Jewish Health Center. Tickets $100. Information at 503-535-4422 or email@example.com. 6:30 p.m. The Nines Hotel, 525 SW Morrison St.
Start: 8:15 am
New program for people in—or considering—career transition. If you have been down-sized, recently graduated, are re-entering the job market or just thinking about a change, join us.
Start: 8:30 am
Wednesdays, morning minyan. Havurah Shalom, 825 NW 18th. 503-248-4662.
Start: 8:30 am
End: 6:00 pm
Cedar Sinai Park adult day services, Mon.-Fri. 503-535-4403.
Start: 11:00 am
End: 11:59 am
David Ehrlich, the writer-in-residence this fall in the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University, is an Israeli fiction writer, commentator, former journalist, and founder and proprietor of the famous Jerusalem literary café, T’mol Shilshom. A founder of the Israeli AIDS Task Force in the 1980s, Ehrlich has long been active on behalf of gay rights in Israel. For his first public readings and talks in Portland, Ehrlich will speak on the subject of “Being A Gay Writer In Israel.” Oct. 7 at Reed College and at 1 p.m. on Oct. 8 at PSU’s Women’s Resource Center, 1802 SW 10th & Montgomery. For more information, contact Linda Maizels at 503-725-4023 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start: 12:25 pm
End: 2:00 pm
Film Benefits Portland section of National Council of Jewish Women. This new film, by acclaimed documentary filmmaker, Aviva Kempner, tells with humor and admiration the eye-opening story of television pioneer Gertrude Berg and the beloved character Molly Goldberg she created and portrayed. Beginning as the popular radio show The Goldbergs during the ‘30s and ‘40s, it went on to become, in 1949, television’s first character-driven domestic sitcom. Berg not only starred, she was the principal writer for the show. Ticket levels are Angels $100, Producers $50 or Directors $25. All are welcome. Enjoy complimentary coffee and tea in the lobby prior to the showing. 12:25 p.m. at the Regal Fox Tower, 846 SW Park Ave. Send a tax-deductible check made out to NCJW marked “Benefit” to NCJW PO Box 69333 and indicate the Number of tickets. Tickets can be picked up at the NCJW table in the lower lobby prior to the show. For more information, contact Carol Chestler at 503-293-1164 or email Carolches@comcast.net.
Start: 4:15 pm
End: 5:45 pm
Hebrew immersion program for Pre-K through 2nd grade. $148 per month for members; $174 for nonmembers. Congregation Neveh Shalom, 2900 SW Peaceful Lane. 503-452-6890.
Start: 4:15 pm
End: 5:00 pm
Hebrew music program for children ages 0-4 years old with parent/caregiver participation. Three school year sessions: Sept.-Dec., Jan.-March and April-June. $10 per class for whole session or $12 per class for drop-ins. Neveh Shalom Chapel, 2900 SW Peaceful Lane. 503-452-6890.
Start: 7:00 pm
Bring your Mah Jongg card for a game at the J. Tiles provided; no instruction provided. Free for MJCC members and $5 drop-in for guests. Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. MJCC, 6651 SW Capitol Hwy. 503-452-3426.