Join Beth Shalom Congregation for "Toward Friendship and Discovery: Conversations Between Christians and Jews" as they read portions of "The Bible With and Without Jesus" together in small interfaith groups. The program is currently limited to 50 Jewish and 50 Christian participants. Childcare will be provided. All food offerings will be kosher or otherwise labeled […]
Join Camp Young Judaea Midwest for a Summer Kickoff potluck and sweet treats. Registration is required by visiting https://tinyurl.com/summercyj. Please submit your potluck items to https://tinyurl.com/potluckcyj. 5 p.m.
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.
We Jews have an array of texts and making sense of them is not easy. In the six-part series "The Jewish Text Puzzle," Rabbi Danny Schiff will put the pieces of the “text puzzle” into one coherent picture, so that the place of Torah, Tanakh, Talmud, Midrash, Responsa, Kabbalah, as well as many other sources, […]
Chabad of the South Hills presents their Women's Spring Event with guest speaker Gwyn Riddle. Riddle will present "A Letter from 1926," one woman's incredible journey. There will also be a tablescaping demo. Fresh salad bar and desserts. 7 p.m. $25 before May 18; $30 after May 18. Event address will be given upon registration. […]
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.
Chabad of the south Hills presents a pre-Shavuot seniors luncheon and presentation focused on finding gratitude in everyday life by Pathways Wellness Program. 1 p.m. $5 suggested donation. Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Rd. chabadsh.com
Join Chabad of Squirrel Hill for A Taste of Shabbat, a women's evening of food, fun, and learning, featuring a cheesecake demo. 7 p.m. $15 1700 Beechwood Blvd. chabadpgh.com/cheesecake
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.
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.
Join the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section for their annual Spring Event. An evening highlighting the future of reproductive justice in Western Pennsylvania and nationwide. The featured speaker is Kelsey Leigh, abortion rights advocate and co-founder of Pittsburgh Abortion Doulas, a local patient support nonprofit. 6 p.m. Emerald City, 213 Smithfield Street, 15222. […]
Chabad of the South Hills presents the new JLI course "Jewpernatural: Signs, spirits and superstition in Jewish belief." The course probes the Talmud, Jewish philosophy, and kabbalah to provide Jewish perspectives and guidance to help understand mysterious topics like the meaning of dreams; the existence of angels, demons, and extraterrestrials; and the power of the […]
10 commandments, ice cream, special Kids program and more. Free. 5 p.m. Chabad of the South Hills 5 p.m. chabadsh.com
Hear the ten commandments and enjoy a dairy dinner and ice cream party with Chabad of Squirrel Hill at their Shavuot Party. 5 p.m. Free. 1700 Beechwood Blvd. chabadpgh.com
Join the Tree of Life young Jewish community for a garden Shabbat dinner. Unwind, relax, and make new connections at an outdoor, multi-course, catered Shabbat meal on the second night of Shavuot. The meal will be vegetarian and kosher style. This event is for people in their 20s and 30s. 8 p.m. $18. treeoflifepgh.org/event/YJCdinner