Arts & Culture

Current & Upcoming

Hadassah X MJM Book Group

Feb 14, 2023 10:00AM—11:30AM

Maine Jewish Museum

Cost Free!

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Bookworms take note: the Portland Hadassah Boo Group has combined forces with the Maine Jewish Museum! The NEW Portland Hadassah X MJM Book Group will meet at the Museum from 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM on the second Tuesday of the month (except April, when we will meet on a Wednesday) through May. For our…

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DaPonte String Quartet at MJM

Feb 16, 2023 7:00PM—8:30AM

Maine Jewish Museum

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They’re baaaaaack! The Maine Jewish Museum is thrilled to once again host the inimitable DaPonte String Quartet after a two-year pandemic hiatus, The March “Concert Series 2” (with guest artist Byron Wallis, violin) features the Mozart Quartet in D Major, the K575, the Webern Fünf Sätze [Five Movements], and the Brahms String Quartet Opys 51,…

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“Traces” Screening & Discussion

Feb 28, 2023 6:30PM

Holocaust and Human Rights Center, 46 University Drive, Augusta

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Educators, please join the Holocaust and Human Rights Center of Maine on February 28th at 6:30 p.m. to watch three short, animated films on the Holocaust, created by Humanity for Action as a teaching tool for all ages. We will be joined by Humanity in Action Founder and Executive Director Judith Goldstein who will introduce the films,…

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A FATHER’S KADDISH: FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Mar 09, 2023 8:00PM—9:30PM

Maine Jewish Museum

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In conjunction with our Exhibition, “A Father’s Kaddish: The Celebration of (a) Life in the Aftermath of Death,” we are proud to be partnering with the Maine Jewish Film Festival and the Parsonage Gallery on this screening of the documentary film, A Father’s Kaddish. The film is approximately 30 minutes long, after which there will…

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S’MORES, SWIMMING AND SHABBAT: THE MAINE JEWISH SUMMER CAMP EXPERIENCE

Mar 16, 2023 7:00PM—9:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

Cost Free!

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Do you find yourself humming to the tune of “Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah” at random moments of the day? Were your summers defined by Cat’s Cradle and color war and mandatory swim? Can’t bear to let go of that faded and stained decades-old camp t-shirt? Then you’ll want to join us for this walk down…

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COLLAGE ACROSS CULTURES: PHOTO-COLLAGE WORKSHOP AND POTLUCK LUNCH

Mar 26, 2023 1:00PM—3:30PM

Maine Jewish Museum

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At a time of increasing antisemitism, heightened racial tensions, and growing xenophobia, art (and food!) has the transformative power to break down barriers. In this spirit, we encourage you to join us for an interactive workshop and potluck vegetarian lunch, where local artist and award-winning community builder Paula Gerstenblatt will help you turn your photos…

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SOUNDING TRAUMA, MEDIATING MEMORY: Holocaust Economy and the Politics of Sound – With Prof. Kathryn Huether

Mar 29, 2023 7:00PM

Bowdoin College - Main Lounge - Moulton Union, Brunswick

Wednesday, March 29th | 7:00 – 8:30 PM In person at Bowdoin College – Main Lounge – Moulton Union, Brunswick Co-sponsored by Beth Israel Congregation – Bath, Bowdoin College and the Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine   This talk will provide an overview of Dr. Huether’s book project, Sounding Trauma, Mediating Memory: Holocaust Economy…

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Past | Archive

Exhibit Opening: Steve Marcus, Gary Green, and Sara Crisp

Jan 12, 2023 5:00PM—7:00PM

Maine Jewish Museum, 267 Congress Street, Portland, ME

York County Community Chanukah Party

Dec 18, 2022 5:00PM—8:00PM

Congregation Etz Chaim 34 Bacon St. Biddeford, ME 04005

More Events

Beginner’s Plus Adult Pickleball – CLASS FULL

Feb 07, 2023 11:00AM—12:00PM

JCA Building 1342 Congress St Portland, ME 04102

Why Do Jewish? A Manifesto for 21st Century Jewish Peoplehood with author Zack Bodner

Feb 09, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Shabbat Suppers from Chef Rebecca Schilling – SOLD OUT FOR FEB 10th

Feb 10, 2023

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine 1342 Congress Street Portland, ME 04102

Shabbat Suppers from Chef Rebecca Schilling – Feb 17th

Feb 17, 2023

Jewish Community Alliance of Southern Maine 1342 Congress Street Portland, ME 04102