NextGEN Shabbat After Hours

NextGEN Shabbat After Hours is back, and this time it's bookish! Join Temple Sinai after their Mostly Musical Shabbat Evening Service for a cozy Oneg just for NextGEN. There will be snacks, warm drinks, and a book swap. Bring a book you’ve read and pick up your next read. Share recommendations with friends, and enjoy […]


Judaism’s Ancient and Ongoing Roots in Israel with Avi Ben-Hur: A 3 part Course

Join Classrooms Without Borders for "Judaism’s Ancient and Ongoing Roots in Israel with Avi Ben-Hur: a 3-part Course." Delve into the depths of historical narratives and contested landscapes and explore the rich heritage and complex relationships that have shaped the region. 1 p.m.

Jewish Composers: Cantorial to Broadway

Enjoy Jewish Composers: Cantorial to Broadway, afternoon of music to benefit the Rotunda Collaborative at the former B’nai Israel synagogue. Performers include cantors, Sara Stock Mayo, Doug Levine, Ken Karsh, Phat Man Dee, Janice Coppola and singers from Aria 412, plus many members of the Pittsburgh Jewish community. 3 p.m. $18-72. Rodef Shalom, Levy Hall, […]


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


Beth El Congregation Winter Speakers Series

Beth El Congregation in the South Hills invites you to the Adult Education Winter Speakers Series. Each of the three evenings begin with a reception followed by a lecture and lecture by Pierce Reed on Jan. 22, Peter DiNardo on Jan. 29 and Bruce Ledewitz on Feb. 12. 7 p.m. Free. 1900 Cochran Road, 15200 […]


Torah 2

H. Arnold and Adrien B. Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff presents Torah 2. Understanding the Torah and what it asks of us is perhaps one of the most important things that a Jew can learn. In Torah 2, Schiff will explore the second half of Leviticus and all of Numbers and Deuteronomy. $225. Zoom. […]


Wise Aging Group

Join Rabbis Sharyn Henry and Jessica Locketz for Wise Aging Group, a 5-session experience designed for Jewish adults 55 and older; anyone open to conversations about what it means not just to get older but to age wisely. 7 p.m. $72. 4905 Fifth Ave.


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


Kids In the Kitchen with Chabad of the South Hills

Join Chabad of the South Hills for Kosher in the Kitchen, a kosher cooking experience for your little chef. Age 4-11, divided into age appropriate groups. 5:30 p.m. $18/class; $60/Full 4 week session. Registration includes signature kids in the kitchen apron. Register by January 15 to get an apron personalized with your name. 1701 McFarland […]


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


Fun with Rashi: Torah Insights of a Medieval Scholar

Join Rabbi Jonathan Perlman for Fun with Rashi: Torah Insights of a Medieval Scholar, a six-week introduction to the most famous of all medieval Torah commentaries that will become the foundation of much of Jewish thought and strategy concerning the reading of sacred sources. Students will develop critical skills learned from greatest of the first […]

Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture

Join the 10.27 Healing Partnership for Wellness Wednesday: Acupuncture with Peter Braasch, a certified practitioner of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. First-come, first-serve basis, and depending on time restraints your spot is not guaranteed. 6:30 p.m. 5739 Forbes Ave.


Advice for Life: The Rebbe’s Advice for Leading a More Purposeful Life

Chabad of the South Hills presents a new six-week course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute, Advice for Life: The Rebbe's Advice for Leading a More Purposeful Life. This new multimedia course is a journey through the Rebbe's practical wisdom on work, family, health, and well-being. 7:30 p.m. Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland […]


Lunch Time Liturgy

Bring your lunch and join Cantor Toby Glaser for Lunch Time Liturgy to look at the prayers of Kabbalat Shabbat, the opening psalms and prayers of the Shabbat evening service. $54. 1 p.m. Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave.


Winter Forest Bathing: Meditative Walks in Nature

Join the 10.27 Healing Partnership for Winter Forest Bathing: Meditative Walks in Nature. If you feel disconnected from nature, yourself, or others, consider joining our community and participating in this forest bathing series, take slow, gentle walks in nature with frequent invitations to meditate or connect. 1 p.m. Frick Environmental Center 2005 Beechwood Blvd.