Film

In Vienna They Put You in Jail: The Max Birnbach Story

Wednesday, October 14, 7:00pm, at OJMCHE

Ticket Info: General Public: $10; OJMCHE Members: $8; Students: $5

Buy Tickets   Add to Calendar /experience/film-2015-10-14-in-vienna-they-put-you-in-jail-the-max-birnbach-story 10/14/2015 10/14/2015 6 OJM Event - In Vienna They Put You in Jail: The Max Birnbach Story Gerry Birnbach will share the film about his father, Max Birnbach. Many Portlanders may fondly recall that Max Birnbach owned Rose’s restaurant on NW 23rd Ave. from the mid 1960s to the early 90s. The film reveals the sharp instincts Max used to survive before and during the Second World War, the tragedy he had to leave behind, and the life-affirming courage and tenacity he demonstrated throughout his life.
A portion of the proceeds from this program benefit the Next Generations Group and their work providing programs to descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees, war heroes, supporters, and the public.
1953 NW Kearney St. Portland, OR 97209 OJM info@ojm.org true MM/DD/YYYY
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Gerry Birnbach will share the film about his father, Max Birnbach. Many Portlanders may fondly recall that Max Birnbach owned Rose’s restaurant on NW 23rd Ave. from the mid 1960s to the early 90s. The film reveals the sharp instincts Max used to survive before and during the Second World War, the tragedy he had to leave behind, and the life-affirming courage and tenacity he demonstrated throughout his life.
A portion of the proceeds from this program benefit the Next Generations Group and their work providing programs to descendants of Holocaust survivors and refugees, war heroes, supporters, and the public. more »

The World Was Ours

Wednesday, October 21, 7:00pm
The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Boulevard
$8 General Admission, $6 students/seniors, $5 Hollywood Theatre members.
Tickets will be for sale a month prior to showing

Ticket Info: $8 General Admission, $6 students/seniors, $5 Hollywood Theatre members.

Buy Tickets   Add to Calendar /experience/film-2015-10-21-the-world-was-ours 10/21/2015 10/21/2015 6 OJM Event - The World Was Ours 'The World Was Ours' is an award-winning one-hour documentary narrated by the award-winning actor, Mandy Patinkin, that explores the vibrant and creative life of the Jewish community of Vilna (now Vilnius, Lithuania) between the two World Wars. Drawing upon archival photos and footage, excerpts from diaries and letters, and through interviews with survivors and scholars, The World Was Ours evokes the spirit of this rich literary, intellectual and artistic community that helped shape many of the great ideologies of 20th century Jewish life. The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy Boulevard OJM info@ojm.org true MM/DD/YYYY | RSVP

'The World Was Ours' is an award-winning one-hour documentary narrated by the award-winning actor, Mandy Patinkin, that explores the vibrant and creative life of the Jewish community of Vilna (now Vilnius, Lithuania) between the two World Wars. Drawing upon archival photos and footage, excerpts from diaries and letters, and through interviews with survivors and scholars, The World Was Ours evokes the spirit of this rich literary, intellectual and artistic community that helped shape many of the great ideologies of 20th century Jewish life. more »

The Car in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

Thursday, October 22, 7:00pm

What is the car in Israeli Jewish society? Come watch excerpts from 'Metallic Blues', 'Broken Wings' and 'Lost Islands' (all of which are Israeli movies from the 2000s) and try answering what is the car for Israeli Jews in an informal discussion with Dr. Moshe Rachmuth, who teaches Modern Hebrew and Israeli cinema at Portland State University. more »

Confronting Extremism: The State of Hate Today

November 8, 2015, 1:00 - 4:00pm
No Person Will Be Turned Away for Inability to Pay

Portland State University Campus
Hoffmann Hall 1833 SW 11th Ave.

Join OJMCHE For our Fall Symposium with special guest Nadav Eyal, acclaimed Israeli journalist and director of HATE, a mesmerizing documentary concerning the resurgence of antisemitism in Europe. A screening of HATE will be followed by a discussion in which local panelists reflect on the challenges posed by racism, extremism, hate groups and hate speech in our community. more »

FRANK'S SONG

Thursday, November 12, 7:00

Ticket Info: General Public: $10; OJMCHE Members: $8; Students: $5

Buy Tickets   Add to Calendar /experience/2015-11-12-franks-song 11/12/2015 11/12/2015 6 OJM Event - FRANK'S SONG Frank Wesley began playing saxophone at the age of 70. Learning the jazz melodies of his youth in the 1930s and 40's made him happy and soon he was playing them on his porch, sharing these songs with his bustling neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. Now, at 97, Frank is still going strong, playing his saxophone, and engaging both friends and strangers alike with a blend of jazz music and the stories from his incredible life. Born in 1918 in Germany, he is a holocaust survivor, American WW II veteran, psychology professor, author, father, and life long jazz fan. 1953 NW Kearney St. Portland, OR 97209 OJM info@ojm.org true MM/DD/YYYY | RSVP

Frank Wesley began playing saxophone at the age of 70. Learning the jazz melodies of his youth in the 1930s and 40's made him happy and soon he was playing them on his porch, sharing these songs with his bustling neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. Now, at 97, Frank is still going strong, playing his saxophone, and engaging both friends and strangers alike with a blend of jazz music and the stories from his incredible life. Born in 1918 in Germany, he is a holocaust survivor, American WW II veteran, psychology professor, author, father, and life long jazz fan. more »