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



with Rav Ahron Lopiansky

May 11-12

Community Shabbat Lunch



The Torah comes to our age from an immensely distant past. Join us as we explore how this ancient Torah can empower us in unexpected ways today.


Rav Ahron Lopiansky

World-renowned Torah Scholar, Rav Lopiansky is a sought out teacher on Jewish thought, philosophy, and psychology. He offers practical applications and inspirational messages from the Torah, and other religious works, that can be heard and understood by all. Rav Lopiansky is the Rosh Yeshiva of the Yeshiva of Greater Washington, and received Smicha from the Mir in Israel. He is also an esteemed author of over 20 works on torah thought, liturgy, and philosophy.


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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.


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Community Programming

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Derech HaShem Class Series

with Rabbi Brodkin

5-Part Series, Next Session Begins Mid April

Wednesdays, 8pm


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!


Free of Charge; Registration Required


Class materials are required and can be purchased at

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