Passage to Sweden

The Scandinavian Society of Western Pennsylvania presents a screening of "Passage to Sweden," telling the largely unknown story of how thousands of Jews from Scandinavia and Budapest were rescued during World War II followed by a question and answer with director Suzannah Warlick. $12. Viewings at 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Row House Cinema, 4115 […]


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


The Jewish Text Puzzle

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, […]

Lev Society: Judaism in a Digital Age Book Launch

Dramatic changes in recent decades spur us to ask, What role should Judaism play in this new era? Join Federation Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff as he engages with this question at a launch for his new book, "Judaism in a Digital Age," at the 2023 Lev Society event. Dinner, desserts, and drinks will be served, […]


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

South Hills Lag Baomer Community BBQ

Join Chabad of the South Hills for a Lag Baomer community BBQ. Enjoy flame-grilled kosher favorites including burgers, hot dogs and all the trimmings, as well as salads, drinks and s’mores. $18 Per Person; $36 Per Family. 5 p.m. 1701 McFarland Road.


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.


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 […]


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

Waldman Arts & Writing Awards Ceremony and Reception

Join the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh's annual event honoring the winners of the middle school and high school categories in the Waldman Arts & Writing Awards. Certificates will be awarded to the winning students, a keynote speaker will present and show a brief film, and a light hors d'oeuvres reception will follow. 7 p.m. Chatham […]

The Challenge of Passing Gun Safety Legislation

Join State Representative Arvind Venkat, Moms Demand Action local legislative lead Hadley Haas and Squirrel Hill Stands Against Gun Violence policy director for a discussion of the challenges of passing better gun safety legislation. This is an exciting time as 4 strong gun bills are moving through the Pennsylvania State House. However, there will be […]


Jewpernatural: Signs, spirits and superstition in Jewish belief

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]