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 for a deep dive into the laws of Brachot. 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

Sunday Mornings at Kesser


Minyan, 8 am | Breakfast and Talmud, 9 am.

From the Beginning, “Brachos Daf Beis”:

Our Gemara group has started the Talmud from the first Mishna in Shas.

If you haven’t yet learned the Talmud, there’s no better time to start!

Enjoy Krispy Kreme donuts, coffee & more!

Recommended Text: Artscroll Berachos, Volume I

Scholar in Residence - Stephen Savitzky

Former President & Chairman of the Board - Orthodox Union

July 20 | "Bein HaMeitzarim: Coming Together During the Three Weeks"


9:00 am - Shacharit


10:00 am - Drasha: "Responding to Assimilation Today: How You Can Make a Difference"


12:00 pm - Kiddush/Lunch: "Israel & the Middle East at a Crossroads: What's Next?"


Catered Lunch: limited space available.


$18/person, $8/child, $60/family

Kesser's Annual Summer BBQ


Sunday, August 25, 2019 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


at Cook Park, shelter #4 | 17005 SW 92nd Ave, Tigard, OR 97224

BBQ, Games & More

Join the fun at our Annual Summer BBQ! Grillmaster Sean Murphy will take the reins cooking up some delicious fare for all! This year, we're celebrating you - our members and friends | We'll meet at Cook Park, for BBQ, games, and fun!


Please RSVP.

Members:$10 Adult | $6 Child | $25 Family

Non-members: $13 Adult | $10 Child | $35 Family

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