Bar / Bat Mitzvah
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Due to COVID-19, we have adopted temporary procedures and policies regarding Bar & Bat Mitzvah. Please contact our Executive Director, Jemi Kostiner Mansfield at executivedirector@shaarietorah.org for registration information and updated policies. You can find general information below that will be … Read More

Brit
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We love to celebrate with you! Either for a Brit Milah (“covenant of circumcision” for a boy) or a Simhat Bat (celebrating the “joy of a daughter”), there are special ways for Jewish parents to express their gratitude and celebrate … Read More

Wednesday Night School for Teens
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Middle/High (Grades 6-12): Wednesday Night School Scroll Down for Calendar Our Wednesday Night School offers social and educational opportunities for teenagers eager to: * strengthen their Jewish knowledge and identity; * deepen their understanding of the Jewish traditions (including preparation … Read More

History
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Congregation Shaarie Torah has only had nine Rabbis in the last 109 years. Rabbi Joshua Rose officially began on July 15th 2014. Since the late 2000’s Shaarie Torah has benefited from several significant changes, including women’s full participation in services … Read More

Adult Education
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Through excellence and innovation in programming, Congregation Shaarie Torah’s Adult education inspires members to seek a deeper understanding of Judaism and to affirm their Jewish heritage, culture, practice, and values. Our adult education program wrestles with the complexities of our … Read More

Pray with Us
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A Spiritual Home Shaarie Torah is here for you through it all.  Our Community Shaarie Torah welcomes you to explore our community. We offer traditional Conservative services, where you will feel right at home. Our Holiday and Shabbat programming has … Read More

Shul Life
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Shaarie Torah is a vibrant community that relies on the dedication and support of its many volunteers. Our active volunteer teams come together to create some of the most exciting and festive events held at Shaarie Torah. Whether it is … Read More

LifeCycle
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Shaarie Torah has stood as a pillar of tradition, supporting the Portland Jewish community through its various stages of life, for over 100 years. Our community comes together to celebrate one another during those moments that mark major life stages. … Read More

Learn With Us
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Learning and Discovery Empowering Jewish learning for all Learning is central to being Jewish. Having completed our program, students feel empowered through their new understanding of their Jewish identity, beliefs, and heritage. Passing on our traditions is important and Shaarie Torah features … Read More