Portland Israeli Folk Dance News

Winter 2018                            Updated 3/22/18

Hello Portland Israeli folk dancers and friends near and far! 

For latest news visit Facebook page Israeli Folk Dancing in Portland, OR -- Israeli Folk Dancing in Portland, OR . Questions? Email Sue at pifdnews@gmail.com

Where to Israeli folk dance in the Portland metro area:
             Ongoing IFD sessions and classess in the Portland area      

Sunday evening: at Fulton 8 to 9:00 p.m. beginning Israeli dances, and open dancing to 11:00 p.m. with Donna Cole. $6. Website:  portlandisraelidance.com 

Fulton Park Community Center, 68 Southwest Miles St., Portland, OR 97219

Info: Donna, 503-645-4160, SundaySession@portlandisraelidance.com

Monday evening: 1st & 3rd and 5th Monday nights of each month, Leedy Grange with Sue & Friends7:00 to 9:00 p.m. dancing & light instruction. With a focus on classic dances, some newer, and now International! $6/$10 couples. FREE for first timers. Everyone and all levels welcome. No partner or experience necessary.
        Leedy Grange in Cedar Mill, 835 NW Satlzman Rd., Ptld., 97229 
        (see leedygrange.org for directions).
        Info: Sue, pifdnews@gmail.com
        Website: PIFD NEWS  sites.google.com/site/pifdnews
Israeli Folk Dancing in Portland, OR 

Wednesday evening: Beginning Israeli Dance Class with Allison Victor at the MJCC. Call MJCC to register. Drop-ins $15. Weds. - call the J for dates.
        Info: MJCC 503-244-0111, Allison, 503-314-1567, 

Thursday evening: Cafe Shalom with Allison Victor. 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Israeli dance intermediate class, and 8 to 10 p.m. open dancing! 

        Location: 8936 SW 17th Ave, Portland 

        Info: Allison, 503-314-1567,  allisonvictor@comcast.net
        Facebook: Cafe Shalom, Israeli Folkdancing in Portland, Oregon

Thursday evening: 8:45 to 11 p.m. Israeli dance couples session with Avi Tayar. Congregation Ahavath Achim. $5.
       Info and to be put on mailing list: ifd.pdx@gmail.com. Please contact before attending as session dates may vary.

For a directory of all types of dancing in the Portland area, visit  http://www.portlanddancing.com

Sue Wendel, editor and publisher, PIFD News

Send dance news anytime to Sue at pifdnews@gmail.com for posting on Facebook.

  Spring 2018 Dance Announcements                                                

Thurs. 3/29 & Sun. 4/1 SAVE THE DATES FOR ESTHER!!

"I am so excited to come back for our family Passover Seder next week, and look forward to dancing with everyone on Thursday night, at Cafe Shalom March 29, and also on Sunday night, April 1st at Fulton. See you soon, Portland friends!!!" - Esther

(Photo taken last Sunday when we got 6 inches of snow!)

Mondays April 2, 16 & 30  - Israeli & International folk dancing at Leedy Grange! 

Hello Leedy Grange dancers,

Folk dancing at Leedy Grange Hall

Mondays, April 2, 16, & 30. Leedy Grange Hall, 835 NW Saltzman Rd. 7:00-9:00 pm

Join in for fun folk dancing at Leedy Grange with Sue & Friends every 1st, 3rd, and 5th Mondays, 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Enjoy easy to intermediate level dances with this friendly group. Newcomers welcome, no partner is necessary. We focus on classic Israeli dances with a sprinkling of the newer, and a now dash of International. $6/$10 couple. Free for first timers. For details please visit Portland Israeli Folk Dance News at www.sites.google.com/site/pifdnews, and  for questions please email Sue at pifdnews@gmail.com.

See you soon!

Fulton community center dancing news:

Esther Carver will be back in town for Passover, I will plan a big dance party on April 1st when Esther is back in Portland.


Mark your calendars for Belev Echad Dance Weekend in Vancouver, BC on May 11-13th with Aaron Alpert and Lior Haykeen from California. See Donna on Sundays for details.

Beginner's Israeli dance class with Allison, Wednesdays.
At the  MJCC  - 503-244-0111. Call the J for Spring term dates.

Thank you for reading PIFD News! 

Together in dance!

Sue Wendel, FB Administrator/Website Editor/Publisher


For past folk dance news please see Past PIFD News Archives on this site.
For a rich history of Israeli folk dancing in Portland please see our History of Portland IFD page on this site.