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


It's Time to Talmud: Avoda Zara with Rabbi Brodkin.

Join us on Sunday mornings for the ride of a lifetime as we explore the ins and outs of one of the most serious prohibitions of the Torah – Avoda Zara. Sundays at 9:00 am at Kesser Israel | 6698 SW Capitol Hwy.


Daf Yomi with Rabbi Fischer

The Daf Yomi Shiur takes place every weekday morning 45 minutes before Shacharis. On Shabbat, one hour before Mincha.The Shiur is sponsored by the Portland Kollel.

For more information please email | At Kesser Israel | 6698 SW Capitol Hwy.


Mishnah Brurah

Takes place Sunday - Thursday following Mincha/Maariv. Sponsored by the Portland Kollel. At Kesser Israel


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 &

Derech HaShem Class Series

with Rabbi Brodkin

5-Part Series, May 2 - June 6

Wednesdays, 7:30 pm


Enrich your Jewish experience and delve into the fundamentals of Jewish belief as we explore the Ramchal's Derech HaShem. Join Rabbi Brodkin for an interactive discussion on Rav Luzzatto's defining work. Topics include: The Creator, human responsibility, mitzvot, Israel and the nations, prophecy, and much more!


Broadcast weekly on ZOOM at:


Free of Charge; Registration Requested


Class materials are required and can be purchased at

Shavuot Bikkurim Parade & Fruit Drive

PLUS Dairy Kiddush

Monday, May 21

This is a special Shavuot opportunity in which children ages 2-10 can bring a basket of 'bikkurim' (fruits) to present in a parade during services. Join us for a dairy kiddush following the parade.


Fruit will be donated after the Yom Tov to Holocaust survivors and seniors through the Cafe Europa program at Jewish Family & Child Services.



The Jewish Woman &  Her Home

Ladies Class with Aviel Brodkin

Monday, May 21 | 5:15 pm | Kesser Israel

Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Saturday, May 19 | 11:30 pm

Join us for this special learning opportunity.

Free of Charge and All are Welcome!

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