A Progressive Jewish Congregation in Portland, Oregon
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Shabbat In the Park

August 11th @ 6:00 pm Fernhill Park near 37th and Ainsworth Join us for the wonder that is Portland in the summertime. Bring a blanket, a picnic and enjoy erev Shabbat with live music and good friends. With the exception of service animals, we kindly ask you to leave dogs at home. Read more →

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Nonviolent Intervention Training

Sunday, April 13th, 1-4 pm De-escalating hostile people has become even more of a challenge in these contentious times. Shir Tikvah congregant and psychotherapist Mark Schorr has been doing crisis-de-escalation training for more than a decade in a variety of settings, from libraries to the DMV. The training was developed initially to assist in helping people with mental illness or addictions but has been broadened and customized for Shir Tikvah to be helpful working with people in a variety of situations. There are no guarantees, but this evidence-based approach can help you not make a bad situation worse. No fee,... Read more →

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