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Upcoming Events


Postponed - date TBD | Jews and Fantasy Literature

Part One, 2-4 pm: Fifth Annual Levy Event - "Portland Reads: The Last Unicorn"

The Levy annual event is presented by the Harold Schnitzer Family Program in Judaic Studies at Portland State University with the support of the Lawrence Levy and Pamela Lindholm-Levy Judaic Studies Programming Fund.

Part Two, 4:30-6 pm: The 2020 Lorry I. Lokey Program - "Conversation with Special Guest Ruth Franklin"

The Lokey Program is made possible thanks to the generous support of Lorry I. Lokey. 

Details forthcoming!


Student Group Events

Hebrew Club meets on a monthly basis and is open to all students. Follow us on Instagram for upcming event dates:
Chai PSU is the "Cultural & Historical Association for Israel" at Portland State University
Chai meets regularly in the Judaic Studies Student Lounge. Follow Chai on Instagram to see upcoming events:
The Jewish Student Union  (JSU) on Portland State University campus holds events regularly all over campus. Follow them on Instagram to stay informed:
JSU and Chai are PSU student groups supported by PDX Hillel.


Recent Judaic Studies Program Events

January 30, 2020, 7:30pm, SMSU Ballroom:

15th Annual Gus and Libby Solomon Memorial Lecture

We are excited to announce that our guest speaker for the 15th Annual Solomon Memorial Lecture will be Eddy Portnoy, author of Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange but True Stories from the Yiddish Press.

April 14-15, 2019:

Fourth Annual Levy Event

Symposium of Scholars of Ancient Judaism in the Pacific Northwest

View the Ancient Judaism website


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