Ma Nishtana
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We all sing the ma nishtana at our Seder.  The youngest one in the crowd stands (in our home he stands on a chair!) and sings what they have been practicing for weeks! The 4 questions are part of the magid section of the haggadah is the … Read More

An Intimate Evening with Michael Allen Harrison
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Purchase Tickets HERE Sunday, April 29, 6:30 pm Add to Calendar Join us for an intimate evening with the beloved Portland composer, songwriter,  and pianist, Michael Allen Harrison. He will be in concert at Shaarie Torah on Sunday, April 29.  Michael Allen Harrison delivers music to the heart. … Read More

Purim Party and Prom Shpiel
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RSVP HERE Purim: Your Best Prom! A PURIM PARTY TO REMEMBER! Wednesday, February 28. RSVP Required 5:30 PM – Light dinner intended for families with young children 6:15 PM – Ma’ariv and megillah reading 7:30 PM – Purim craziness and shpiel, with … Read More

Vashti’s Banquet
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The Sisterhood Invites all women to the annual Vashti’s Banquet RSVP here                                  

Torah Study: Tu b’Shvat
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If you wish to do a short text study with a friend, here is a taste!                        

Neshama Carlebach Weekend
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Tickets HERE Saturday, February 10: Come Together! Songs of Unity for a World Divided Join Neshama Carlebach at Congregation Shaarie Torah for an intimate evening of music, food, drink, and singing. In addition to beautiful singing together, Neshama and Rabbi … Read More

Neshama
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Listen to this meditation and teaching on Neshama (soul).  

Aleinu
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A practice in listening. Below is the song transliterated from hebrew into english. Below that is the meditation. See if you can listen to the prayer while practicing this simple meditation. PDF here.  Aleinu Dorice’s Thoughts: Traditionally the author of the Aleinu … Read More