Week of Events
Join Beth El Congregation of the South Hills for First Mondays with Rabbi Alex. Abby Mendelson presents, "I Never Kill on Shabbos: The Rise and Fall of Jewish Gangsters in America." RSVP by Nov. 25. 11:30 a.m. $7 per person. bethelcong.org
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.
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.
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 […]
Join Classrooms Without Borders for a post film discussion of The Partisan with the Leica Camera with Yael Perlov, Simon Lavee & Moderated by Avi Ben Hur. 3 p.m. cwbpgh.org/event/post-film-discussion-the-partisan-with-the-leica-camera-with-yael-perlov-simon-lavee-moderated-by-avi-ben-hur
Register now open for the virtual course for Melton: Social Justice – The Heart of Judaism in Theory and Practice. This 10-part Melton course highlights the Jewish call to action and provides a practical approach for achieving lasting change. Drawing from classic and modern texts, the course explores the communal connection that compels us to […]
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 […]
National Council of Jewish Women is proud to host teen leaders from Allderdice High School’s Black Student Union as they present Why Racism Is Systemic: Media and Race. This popular series is led by local teens who research an issue and present their findings and lived experience. noon. ncjwpghevents.org/upcoming-events
In response to overwhelming interest from the community, New Light Congregation's New Light Memorial Chapel is open for public visitation each Monday and Friday in December from 10 am to 2 p.m. Visitors are welcome to experience the space, reflect, and learn more about New Light Congregation. In addition to the opening hours during December, […]
Join the Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh for Hungarian Jewish Family Research with Vivian Kahn. Kahn will reference records from the vast area that was formerly part of Hungary, which includes present-day Hungary, Slovakia, Croatia, northern Serbia, northwestern Romania, and Sub-Carpathian Ukraine. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to hear from someone who has […]
Classrooms Without Borders and the Ghetto Fighters’ House invites you to The Oneg Shabbat Archives and Beyond: Documenting and Preserving the History of European Jewry at the Jewish Historical Institute. 2 p.m. cwbpgh.org/event/beyond-oneg-shabbat-groundbreaking-research-and-findings-in-the-jhi
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.