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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.

Criminal Justice: From the Community Perspective

Taught by Professor David Harris, "Criminal Justice: From the Community Perspective," a two-hour community course will support learners in their understanding of the U.S. criminal legal process, our systems of justice, and criminal trials. The information presented will help the whole community understand what goes on in the criminal courts, how trials work, what justice […]

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JFilm Festival

The JFilm Festival, Pittsburgh’s largest Jewish cultural event takes place April 20-30. The festival will showcase 24 Jewish-themed, independent feature films from around the world. They will also host their exclusive Film Schmooze discussions about some of the films. The festival will include the April 27th festival premiere of Jack L. Warner: The Last Mogul. […]

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Is Judaism Compatible with Democracy?

Today, many are concerned that democracy is under threat. That reality raises a critical question: what does Judaism have to say about democracy? What is the attitude of Judaism to majority rule, to defending minorities, to the separation of religion and state, to kings and courts? In this course, Rabbi Danny Schiff will delve into […]

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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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Refaeinu Healing Circles

This bi-monthly Refaeinu healing circle is led by Sara Stock Mayo, a spiritual leader, trained drama therapist, musician and poet. The space will be open to anyone who seeks to create community in shared healing rituals, Jewish texts and music, art making and embodied wellness practices. 10.27 Healing Partnership Suite, JCC of Greater Pittsburgh. 7 […]

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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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JFilm Festival

The JFilm Festival, Pittsburgh’s largest Jewish cultural event takes place April 20-30. The festival will showcase 24 Jewish-themed, independent feature films from around the world. They will also host their exclusive Film Schmooze discussions about some of the films. The festival will include the April 27th festival premiere of Jack L. Warner: The Last Mogul. […]

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JFilm Festival

The JFilm Festival, Pittsburgh’s largest Jewish cultural event takes place April 20-30. The festival will showcase 24 Jewish-themed, independent feature films from around the world. They will also host their exclusive Film Schmooze discussions about some of the films. The festival will include the April 27th festival premiere of Jack L. Warner: The Last Mogul. […]

Spirit of the Galilee

Rodef Shalom Congregation, Temple Sinai, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh's Partnership2Gether and Spirit of Galilee Association present "Spirit of the Galilee: Multicultural and Interreligious Dialogue in Israel and Beyond with Rabbi Or Zohar," a discussion, music, and havdalah with Rabbi Or Zohar, Rabbi Zohar will discuss his work toward advancing pluralism, mutual understanding, and […]

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JFilm Festival

The JFilm Festival, Pittsburgh’s largest Jewish cultural event takes place April 20-30. The festival will showcase 24 Jewish-themed, independent feature films from around the world. They will also host their exclusive Film Schmooze discussions about some of the films. The festival will include the April 27th festival premiere of Jack L. Warner: The Last Mogul. […]

Yom Ha’atzmaut: Run/Walk/Roll for Israel at 75

On your mark. Get set. Go. Israel is celebrating 75 years of statehood this April. Pittsburgh will celebrate this momentous occasion with a community-wide fun run, walk and roll. There is a toddler race, too. Free for non-racers. Craft tables,bounce houses, Israeli line dancing, Photo Booth. Register to run/walk/roll and receive a race kit. 9:30 […]

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Miracles – A Jewish Perspective

The Ten Plagues. The Exodus. The Splitting of the Sea. The Delivery of Manna… Judaism has a long list of miracles. But do we really believe in miracles? How should rational minds think about the miraculous? In "Miracles - A Jewish Perspective," Rabbi Danny Schiff will consider the place of miracles in Judaism and how […]

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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.