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October 2017

Great Debates in Jewish History

October 31 , 7:30 pm - December 5 , 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

From: title: Great Debates in jewish History description: Great Debates in Jewish History is a six week course by the Jewish Learning Institute exploring six fundamental conflicts that pitted the greatest Jewish minds against each other—six instances of divergent perspectives, including several that are still debated today. 6 consecutive Tuesdays beginning Oct. 31st. Join the full course, or individual classes. The course is taught by Rabbi Mendy Schapiro start-date: 2017-10-31 start time: 7:30pm end date: 2017-12-05 end time: 9:00pm all-day…

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November 2017

Mitzvah Day Registration Is Open

November 15 , 8:00 am - December 25 , 12:00 am

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Mitzvah Day, a long-standing tradition in Pittsburgh where the Jewish community comes together to provide services to different organizations throughout the entire community, will be taking place over two days, with projects on Sunday, Dec. 24 and Monday, Dec. 25. This will be the 17th annual Mitzvah Day, named for the Hebrew word mitzvah, referring to “good deeds” or “acts of loving kindness.” The event is coordinated by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Volunteer Center, which…

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More than Just Mosaics: the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel’s Galilee

November 27 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Photo provided by Adam Shear

From: <ashear@pitt.edu> title: Israel Heritage Room Annual Lecture: Jodi Magness, "More than Just Mosaics: the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee" description: The Annual Jewish Studies-Israel Heritage Room Lecture at the University of Pittsburgh will take place this year on Monday November 27th, at 7 pm, in the Cathedral of Learning, Room 324. The public is invited to attend and the event is free of charge. This year’s lecture will also commemorate the 30th anniversary of the opening of…

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Health and Wellness Day at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh

November 29 , 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

From: <mmullen@jccpgh.org> title: Health and Wellness Day at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh description: AgeWell at the JCC hosting Health & Wellness Day Wednesday, November 29 10 AM-2 PM Palm Court of the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh 5738 Forbes Avenue • Squirrel Hill Contact Marsha Mullen, mmullen@jccpgh.org or 412-339-5415, for questions. Discover new ways and programs to take care of yourself and live better as you age Health Screenings • Safety and Health Promotion Exhibits • Adult and Elder Care…

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Health & Wellness Day

November 29 , 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

AgeWell at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is hosting Health & Wellness Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Palm Court. Discover new ways and programs to live better while aging. The program will include health screenings, safety and health promotion exhibits and adult and elder care information. There is no charge. Contact Marsha Mullen, mmullen@jccpgh.org or 412-339-5415 or visit jccpgh.org for more information.

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Great Debates in Jewish History

November 29 , 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

From: title: Great Debates in Jewish History description: Great Debates in Jewish History is a six week course by the Jewish Learning Institute exploring six fundamental conflicts that pitted the greatest Jewish minds against each other—six instances of divergent perspectives, including several that are still debated today. The course is taught by Rabbi Yisroel Altein Kosher lunch served start-date: 2017-11-01 start time: 1:00pm end date: 2017-12-06 end time: all-day event: recurring event: Weekly event address: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC…

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The Real Health, Economic and Climate Crisis Costs of Fossil Fuels to Southwestern PA, and Next Steps

November 30 , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

From: <rsymons@jccpgh.org> title: The Real Health, Economic and Climate Crisis Costs of Fossil Fuels to Southwestern PA –and Next Steps description: The climate crisis is real in SWPA. The air we breathe impacts our physical health and our economic well-being. Hear from experts in the fields of health and economics. Engage with organizations that can give you on ramps to getting involved and improving our lives in SWPA. start-date: 2017-11-30 start time: 07:00 PM end date: 2017-11-30 end time: 09:00…

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December 2017

Super Sunday

December 3 , 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Super Sunday, the community fundraising event/phone-a-thon for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s annual campaign will be held at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh. Volunteers at Super Sunday come out to make calls for donations that will help strengthen the community at home, in Israel and wherever Jews are in need. Giving is a mitzvah, and so is asking others to give. In addition to the Super Sunday phoning, there will be a blood drive. Be sure to…

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Senior Singles Group ‘Laughing Yoga’

December 3 , 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

title: Senior Singles Group description: 'Laughing Yoga' Join us to socialize in a friendly and welcoming environment.Light refreshments will be served. start-date: 2017-12-03 start time: 10:00am end date: 2017-12-03 end time: 12:00pm all-day event: recurring event: Monthly event address: Jewish Community Center,5413 Forbes Avenue,Pittsburgh,PA 15217 event organizer: Marcia Uram event website: https://jccpgh.org event cost: No fee

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Poale Zedeck Chanukah Boutique and Bake Sale

December 3 , 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

From: <shifrapoznanski@gmail.com> title: Poale Zedeck Chanukah Boutique and Bake Sale description: Lots of Vendors, Yummy Food, and Good Friends! start-date: 2017-12-03 start time: 11:00AM end date: 2017-12-03 end time: 4:00PM all-day event: recurring event: No event address: 6318 Phillips Ave. event organizer: Shifra Poznanski event website: event cost: Free

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Lecture: Jews and Judaism in Spain

December 3 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

From: <melissa@classroomswithoutborders.org> title: Lecture: Jews and Judaism in Spain description: Join Classrooms Without Borders in welcoming educator, Moisés Hassán-Amsélem, a Sevillan native of Moroccan and Algerian Jewish descent to Pittsburgh. Moisés is Sevilla’s go-to tour guide for the Jewish quarter. He is a Jewish history autodidact and lectures on Holocaust studies and anti-Semitism at the local university Pablo de Olavide. start-date: 2107-12-03 start time: 2pm end date: 2017-12-03 end time: 4pm all-day event: recurring event: --- event address: Rodef Shalom…

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Women’s Improv!

December 6 , 12:00 am

From: <denataub@gmail.com> title: Women's Improv! description: Women's Improv! is the next exciting series offered by Tiferet - a newly-formed organization offering creative and meaningful courses for Pittsburgh women. The 5-part series is being provided through Tzohar Seminary for Chassidus and the Arts and will be led by its founder and artistic director, Amy Guterson, a seasoned actress and member of Pittsburgh Playback Theatre. Classes begin on December 6 and are appropriate for beginners. At the outset of the first and…

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Great Debates in Jewish History

December 6 , 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 6, 2017

From: title: Great Debates in Jewish History description: Great Debates in Jewish History is a six week course by the Jewish Learning Institute exploring six fundamental conflicts that pitted the greatest Jewish minds against each other—six instances of divergent perspectives, including several that are still debated today. The course is taught by Rabbi Yisroel Altein Kosher lunch served start-date: 2017-11-01 start time: 1:00pm end date: 2017-12-06 end time: all-day event: recurring event: Weekly event address: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC…

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The Menorah Case

December 6 , 1:00 pm

From: <ryaltein@chabadpgh.com> title: The Menorah Case description: A re-enactment of the arguments before the United States Supreme Court in the landmark First Amendment case of County of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union, 492 U.S. 573 (1989), concerning the display of a menorah at Pittsburgh’s City-County Building. start-date: 2017-12-06 start time: 1:00pm end date: 2017-12-06 end time: all-day event: recurring event: --- event address: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, One Oxford Center, 20th floor event organizer: Chabad of Pittsburgh event website:…

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Israel: the Next 70 Years

December 6 , 7:00 pm

Israel: the Next 70 Years December 6, 7:00 PM Avi Weiss, Executive Director of the Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel, discusses various socio-economic issues including poverty and demographic trends facing Israel at 70. Visit jfedpgh.org/Israel for more information and to register.

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