Congregation Kesser Israel

6698 SW Capitol Hwy.                   Mailing Address

Portland, OR 97219                        PO Box 80811

503-222-1239                                     Portland, OR 97280                     Like Us on Facebook


Weekly Classes


Sunday Mornings at Kesser

With Rabbi Brodkin

Join us on Sunday mornings Donuts, Coffee and Talmud!

Led by Rabbi Brodkin after shacharit.

Sundays at 9:00 am at Kesser Israel | 6698 SW Capitol Hwy.


Daf Yomi

With Rabbi Fischer

The Daf Yomi Shiur takes place every morning 45 minutes before Shacharis.

The Shiur is sponsored by the Portland Kollel.

For more information please email

At Kesser Israel | 6698 SW Capitol Hwy.



Kesser Kids' Time


Join us for Kids' time at Kesser!

Every second and fourth Shabbat of the month during the school year. Come and enjoy a Jewish Family Experience. We play fun games, sing, do Torah food crafts, and so much more!


Programs for children of ages 2-11. Coordinated by Morah Tehila.


For more info please email Jodi at

Community Programming

Events &

Seudah Shlishit Revamped - Potluck Style!


Come together at this holy time each week to schmooze, eat, sing, and share some words of Torah.


Every Saturday immediately following Mincha.


Bring a sealed, packaged food or drink. Want to prepare a salad or other dish? Bring your sealed, packaged ingredients and make your dish in the Kesser kitchen.


Would you like to share a D'var Torah? Anyone is welcome to speak.

Sign up with Adam:


Questions? Ideas? Contact A.Y.:

Women's Rosh Chodesh Study Group


Please join us for tea and an in-depth, text-based study and discussion, hosted by members of our community.


For more information contact Miriam Lambert: 


Monthly @ 7:00 pm

SHORESH - Portland's Premier Hebrew Sunday School

Beginning September 22, 2019

Hebrew Reading & Writing | Shabbat & Holidays | Tikkun Olam | Torah Values & Heritage | Love of Hashem and Torah!


Children: K - 5th grade


Bnei Mitzvah Track: 6th - 8th grade

Women at Kesser Israel - Speaker Series

Taking place from November 2019 to March 2020.

All programs begin at 8:00 pm


Learn from these amazing women in our community!


Topics include: Mental and Physical health for Jewish Women, Escaping the Winter Doldrums, Intimacy and Desire in Jewish Marriage.


January 21: Rebbetzin Miriam Kalter

February 11: Rebbetzin Aviel Brodkin

March 24: Rebbetzin Esther Amster, MPS Art Therapy

Kesser Israel's Annual General Meeting


Sunday, February 2 at Kesser Israel

10:00 am Breakfast | 10:30 am Meeting


Calling all Kesser Members to Join Us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting.


- Complimentary Breakfast

- Childcare Provided (RSVP by January 24)

- Elect Board Members

- Hear About Congregation Plans for 2020


For Questions, or to RSVP for childcare, contact Jodi.

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