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 […]
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 AgeWell for an Intergenerational Family Dynamics Discussion Group, geared towards anyone who has children, grandchildren, a spouse, siblings or parents. Family Dynamics is a fascinating topic and whether you have family harmony or strife, these discussions are going to be thought provoking and a help. Lead by Intergenerational Specialist/Presenter and Educator Audree Schall. Third […]
The Squirrel Hill AARP welcomes Sen. Jay Costa to its May meeting. Chapter nominations and voting for officers will be made from the members for installation at the June annual luncheon in celebration of the end of another successful year. Falk Library, Rodef Shalom Congregation. For further information contact President Marcia Kramer at 412-656-5803.
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 […]
Join Classrooms Without Borders and their partners as they explore the multifaceted discipline of Holocaust Studies through unique and previously unexplored lenses. This session will look at “Holocaust Cinema: How ‘A Film Unfinished’ Questions Archival Footage." 2 p.m. cwbpgh.org/event/the-holocaust-as-an-interdisciplinary-tapestry-6
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 […]
Join Classrooms Without Borders for a Talking Memory program marking the 80th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. 2 p.m. cwbpgh.org/event/talking-memory-program-marking-the-80th-anniversary-of-the-warsaw-ghetto-uprising
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