Join Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc., and Young Judaea for a Conversation Shelley Greenspan, White House Liaison to the American Jewish Community. Shelley is a self-proclaimed Zionist, lifetime Hadassah member and Young Judaea year-course alum with a passion for public service and Jewish life. The program will include an interview with Shelley […]
Shaare Torah Congregation and archivist Eric Lidji host a special Hill District Jewish History tour by trolley featuring sites and stories significant to the shul's history. 10:30 a.m. $36 per person. RSVP by June 16. shaaretorah.net/event/jewish-history-tour.html
Everyone is welcome to join Rodef Shalom congregation us for a light breakfast and an important discussion on the threat of antisemitism with Pennsylvania Representative Dan Frankel. Pre-registration for this free event is required at rodefshalom.org. 11 a.m. Free. 4905 Fifth Ave. rodefshalom.org
Women are invited to join Chabad of Squirrel Hill on zoom for a Rosh Chodesh Gathering. Learn insights about the month of Tammuz during the presentation. 7:30 p.m. chabadpgh.com.
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.
The Jewish people has given the world a range of extraordinary gifts. Without Jews, these amazing contributions might not exist at all. In the 10-part series, The Gift of the Jews, Rabbi Danny Schiff will detail the most significant ten gifts that Jews have given to civilization and will explain their importance to humanity as […]
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.
In the leadup to Tisha B’Av, Rabbi Danny Schiff invites you to join him in a study of the Book of Lamentations and the powerful insights that it offers. This new course explores the history and the context of a book that is filled with tribulation. What lessons can we learn today from Lamentations and […]
Fill your cup with Chabad of Squirrel Hill by exploring the teachings of Tanya during Full Circle, a monthly women's growth group. 7 p.m. 1700 Beechwood Blvd. chabadpgh.com.
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.
Young children and their grownups are invited to join Rodef Shalom Librarian Sam Siskind for a story in the Biblical Botanical Garden followed by a crafty activity. 12:45 p.m. Free. rodefshalom.org/garden
Join New Light Congregation for three lectures featuring local Jewish authors. Stay afterwards to chat with the authors and enjoy light refreshments. On June 28 meet Rabbi Mark Goodman to discuss "Hassidut for the People;" On July 5 meet with Dr. Rachel Kranson to discuss "Is this the Golden Medina we expected? Upward Mobility Among […]
Should plagiarism be considered a form of theft? In the internet era, should electronic plagiarism be regarded as a less serious or a more serious infraction? In the CLE Plagiarism in the Internet Age, Rabbi Danny Schiff will survey the plague of plagiarism and what Jewish law has to say about it. Open to all—you […]
Ethnobotanist Dr. Jon Greenberg will present how the study of how people use plants can help us better understand the Torah, from identifying the plants and other natural phenomena mentioned in the Tanach to using information about these plants to shed light on their use in prophetic metaphor. 2 p.m. Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth […]