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“I Guess That’s Why They Call It a Shpiel”

Celebrate Purim at Temple Sinai. "I Guess That's Why They Call It a Shpiel" is a comical retelling of the Purim story in the musical style of legendary singer, pianist, and composer Sir Elton John

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Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society

In Israel Literature as a Window to Israel Society, Rabbi Danny Schiff will facilitate an encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, discovering voices that are original, contemporary, and honest. This 10-part Melton course takes you on a literary journey offering a fresh examination of the ever-relevant issues faced by Israeli […]

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Monday Talmud Study

Join Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman in learning Masechet Rosh Hashanah, a tractate of the Talmud about the many new years that fill out the Jewish calendar at Congregation Beth Shalom's Monday Talmud Study. 9:15 a.m. For more information, visit bethshalompgh.org/mondaytalmud.

Purim at the Circus

Join Chabad of the South Hills for Purim at the Circus. Enjoy an animated Megillah reading, buffet dinner, circus entertainment, live music, hot pretzel bar, popcorn and cotton candy. Come Dressed in your favorite costume. $18 per person $50 family maximum. 5 p.m. 1701 McFarland Rd. chabadsh.com/purim

Community Purim Party

Join Chabad of Squirrel Hill and celebrate Purim with a grand Purim Party featuring a stilt walker show! There will also be a Megillah reading, delicious dinner and prizes for anyone dressed up! Fun for the whole family! $15/adult, $10/child 5 p.m.

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Trauma-Informed Yoga

Participate in weekly gentle yoga with a skilled and caring yoga instructor experienced in trauma-informed care. Experience an hour of gentle and calming yoga, and learn yoga you can do at home and in stressful situations, including while seated. 3 p.m. 10.27 Healing Partnership suite inside the Squirrel Hill JCC. Facilitated by Susie Balcom, and […]

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Parshat/Torah portion class

Temple Sinai's Rabbi Daniel Feldman presents a weekly Parshat/Torah portion class onsite and online. Call 412-421-9715 for more information and the Zoom link.

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Sacks To Heal A Fractured World

In the new 10-part Zoom course, "Sacks To Heal A Fractured World" Rabbi Danny Schiff will explore “To Heal a Fractured World“, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks’ book on the nature of Jewish responsibility for the broader world. Students will be invited to read this pivotal book and to discuss its contents in order to arrive at […]

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Parashah Discussion: Life & Text

Bring the parashah alive and make it personally relevant and meaningful with Rabbi Mark Goodman in this weekly Parashah Discussion: Life & Text. 12:15 p.m. For more information, visit bethshalompgh.org/life-text.

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Torah 1

Understanding the Torah and what it asks of us is perhaps one of the most important things a Jew can learn. But most Torah classes begin in Genesis and never finish the first book. If you want a comprehensive overview of the whole Torah, Torah 1 is the course for you. In the first year […]

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Melton Core 1: Rhythms & Purposes of Jewish Living

Registration is now open for Melton Core 1: Rhythms and Purposes of Jewish Living. This 25-lesson course will take you through the year-cycle, lifecycle, traditions and practices that bind us together. Explore not just the what’s and how’s of Jewish living, but the why’s that go with them. 7 p.m.$300 per person, per year (25 […]

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Online Parashah Study Groups

Join a lay-led Online Parashah Study Group to discuss the week's Torah portion. All classes meet online. No Hebrew knowledge is needed. The goal is to build community while deepening understanding of the text. For more information, visit bethshalompgh.org/online-parashah.

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Israeli Literature as a Window to Israeli Society

In Israel Literature as a Window to Israel Society, Rabbi Danny Schiff will facilitate an encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, discovering voices that are original, contemporary, and honest. This 10-part Melton course takes you on a literary journey offering a fresh examination of the ever-relevant issues faced by Israeli […]

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Monday Talmud Study

Join Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman in learning Masechet Rosh Hashanah, a tractate of the Talmud about the many new years that fill out the Jewish calendar at Congregation Beth Shalom's Monday Talmud Study. 9:15 a.m. For more information, visit bethshalompgh.org/mondaytalmud.

The Dilemma of Desire

Join the National Council of Jewish Women for The Dilemma of Desire, part of the Just Films Spring Series at Chatham University's Eddy Theatre. Reception: 5:30 p.m. film begins at 6 p.m. justfilmspgh.org/2023/01/03/the-rebellious-life-of-mrs-rosa-parks