* Exhibits: Vida Sefaradi: A Century of Sephardic Life in Portland, a new exhibit that chronicles the dramatic story of Portland’s Sephardic Jews – a story of exile, emigration, family, faith and community. Israel in Light and Shadow: Photographs by Carole Glauber, reveal places in Israel that are allegorical and literal, extraordinary and ordinary.
* Film: The Longest Journey – The Last Days of the Jews of Rhodes, a powerful cinematic tribute to a lost world. On July 23, 1944, the Nazis deported nearly the entire Jewish population of Rhodes, while the Italian authorities who had governed the island from 1912 until 1943 idly stood by. (Click here for additional details). Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 p.m. at Congregation Ahavath AchimTicket Info: General Public: $10, Members: $8, Students: $5.
* Rending the Garment, a reading by Willa Schneberg, from her newest collection of poems that explore the life and times of one Jewish family. Wednesday, July 21, 7:30pm Ticket Info: Members Free, General Public $5