Please mark your calendars for our 60th anniversary Portland Jewish Academy Auction!
Theme: The Portland Jewish Academy Awards
Sunday, December 12, 2021
A Hybrid Event*
Attend in-person or virtually
*In-person Auction subject to change in accordance with recommendations pertaining to Covid-19
Additional event details, registration and
sponsorship opportunities coming soon.
If you have any questions, please contact Saul Korin, Director of Donor Engagement and Philanthropy, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.452.3427.
Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, donors, and the PJA community, we were able to raise over $720,000 for PJA at our 2020 virtual Auction! See more on our 2020 Auction below.
- Mitzvah Moment Video
- Event Information
- How to Bid & Get Ready for the Auction
- Hat Costume Contest
- Meal Order & Pick-up
- Item Pick-up & Delivery
Join us here on Sunday, December 6.
We're streaming the Auction through YouTube!
Use a second device to do your bidding here, on our Greater Giving Bidding page.
You can also open a new window and watch and bid from the same computer/device.
12:00 pm - Silent Auction Bidding opens
Sunday, December 6
12:00 pm - Live Auction Bidding opens
5:00 - 5:30 pm - Tune into YouTube to get settled
5:30 pm - Live Auction begins!
Admission is FREE! - Register Here
- If you still need to register, you can register here. Registration will collect your name, email, mailing address, and phone number.
- After you register, you will receive an email to start the bidding process. Click the link
and go through the steps to enter your credit card information and become a bidder.
- Visit our online bidding page. Items marked with "Preview" are Live items that will open for bidding on Auction day. All other silent items are open for bidding. To sort items by category, click the menu button in the top left part of your screen to open up the menu, and select which item categories you want to view. Click on the item you want and follow instructions to bid.
- Please check back frequently to ensure you have the highest bid before the Auction closes at 7:30 pm Auction night. **You must put your mobile number in the mobile field during registration to receive text messages during the event about bidding updates.**
Enter and Vote in Our Hat Costume Contest!
Click here to go to our virtual Costume Contest page.
There, you can enter and vote.
Take a picture of yourself in a fun hat and upload your photo.
Then, make sure to vote for your favorite entry so far.
As always, there will be prizes involved! Remember, the sooner you get your photo in, the more time there is to get votes. You can vote for all of your favorite entries once per day!
When you register for the Auction, you can select a meal order dinner ($40 each).
The last day to order meals is Monday, November 30th.
Meals can be picked up on Sunday, December 6, at the MJCC Main Entrance between 2:00 - 4:00 pm.
Dairy Hill Ice Cream
Hampton Inn & Suites - Pearl District
The Human Bean
Kaady Car Wash
Lion Heart Kombucha
Red Tail Golf Center
Western Pet Supply, Inc.
Dooger's Seafood Grill
Dove Vivi Pizza
Garbonzos Food Truck
Old Market Pub
The Original Pancake House
Por Que No? Taqueria
Seasons & Regions
Stone Soup PDX
Tom's Pancake House
Otto's Sausage Kitchen
Storm Breaker Brewing
Willamette Valley Vineyards
Through your continued support, PJA has educated hundreds of capable and confident students who have strong values. Our alumni are leaders, deep thinkers, active community members and achievers.
Founded in 1961 as Hillel Academy, the first class had 26 students in grades 3-6. Today, PJA serves hundreds of students both on campus and virtually each day. As we educate more of our community’s children, the Auction’s impact becomes even greater.
Auction 2020 Sponsors
Community Grand Patron
Steve “Rosy” Rosenberg and Ellen Lippman
The Jay & Diane Zidell Charitable Foundation
Chai Grand Patron
The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Family Fund of OJCF*/Jordan Schnitzer
Jason Zidell and Crystal Lamb
Jay and Diane Zidell
Robert and Rita Philip
Teri and Steve Barnett
Joel Mullin and Sheri Katz
Howard & Carole Ory, Jill Ory and Joe Cissna
The Gayle Schnitzer Romain Fund of OJCF*
The Jerry & Helen Stern Grandchildren's Fund of OJCF*
Betsy and Len Bergstein
Bluestone & Hockley Real Estate Services
Sarah and Jonathan Glass
Les Hemmingson and Sharon McLeod
Samuel Metz, MD
Northwest Forensic Institute
Stan & Madelle Rosenfeld Family Foundation
The Solondz Family
Dan and Ellie Albert
Steve Albert and Janie Goldenberg
Kelly and Rich Barker
The Drucker Family
Michael and Chris Feves
Hachler Investments, LLC
Ben O’Glasser – Bullard Law
Bunny and Jerry Sadis
Seabold Construction Co., Inc.
Elayne and Len Shapiro
Steinberg Investment Group
Eve Stern and Les Gutfreund and Family
Jim and Susan Winkler
Marc and Sarah Blattner
Cantor Ida Rae and Rabbi Michael Z. Cahana
Congregation Shaarie Torah
Julie and Tom Diamond Family Fund of OJCF
First Republic Bank
John and Beth Germain
Merrill and Perry Hendin
Tony and Priscilla Kostiner
Ryan and Jordana Levenick
Gail Mandel and Steve Klein
Judy Margles and Steve Wasserstrom
Lora & Jim Meyer Family Fund of the OJCF*
Irv and Arlene Potter
Law Office of Ariel S. Rogson, P.C.
Stan and Pam Rotenberg
Rick and Patricia Schwartz
Carolyn Wooden-Johnson and J. Michael Johnson
The Zeitzer Family
The Zutz Family
Alan M. Bacharach, ChFC - Benefits & Financial Strategies
Susan Baillet and Herman Asarnow
Barry and Karla Benson
Mitch and Lynne Cohen
Dr. John and Joyce Evans
Peggy and Jon Feder
Robert Gitelson, LCSW
Marni Glick and Hank Kaplan
Wendy Gutmann and Jeff Menashe
Gloria and Jeff Hammer
Holman's Funeral Service
Jay's Products, Gail and Joel Semler
JD Fulwiler & Co. Insurance
Josh and Michelle Kashinsky
La Forte Family
Jason and Laurie Leinwand
Amy Lennon and Cliff Marhoefer- Hawthorne Chiropractic
Richard and Judi Matza
The Mellman Family
Adam and Stacie Mishcon
Oregon Jewish Community Foundation
Danelle Romain and RD Symms
Kyle and Becky Rotenberg
Gail and Mark Sherman
Simply Smiles Dental - Dr. Melissa Beadnell
Linda and Gary Singer
Dr. Gina Westhoff and Mr. Mike Khavul
The Zeidman Family
*OJCF - Oregon Jewish Community Foundation