Week of Events
Bower Hill Community Church (Presbyterian USA), in partnership with the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and in solidarity with the victims of antisemitic attacks in Pittsburgh and elsewhere, hosts the exhibit "Who Is a Jew? Amiens, France, 1940-1945." The exhibition opening, at 10 a.m., will include a talk by exhibit creator Dr. David Rosenberg and will […]
In Israel Literature as a Window to Israel Society, Rabbi Danny Schiff will facilitate an encounter with Israeli society through the pens of Israel’s leading writers, discovering voices that are original, contemporary, and honest. This 10-part Melton course takes you on a literary journey offering a fresh examination of the ever-relevant issues faced by Israeli […]
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.
Participate in weekly gentle yoga with a skilled and caring yoga instructor experienced in trauma-informed care. Experience an hour of gentle and calming yoga, and learn yoga you can do at home and in stressful situations, including while seated. 3 p.m. 10.27 Healing Partnership suite inside the Squirrel Hill JCC. Facilitated by Susie Balcom, and […]
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.
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.
Today, many are concerned that democracy is under threat. That reality raises a critical question: what does Judaism have to say about democracy? What is the attitude of Judaism to majority rule, to defending minorities, to the separation of religion and state, to kings and courts? In this course, Rabbi Danny Schiff will delve into […]
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 […]
This bi-monthly Refaeinu healing circle is led by Sara Stock Mayo, a spiritual leader, trained drama therapist, musician and poet. The space will be open to anyone who seeks to create community in shared healing rituals, Jewish texts and music, art making and embodied wellness practices. 10.27 Healing Partnership Suite, JCC of Greater Pittsburgh. 7 […]
Join the Jewish Fertility Foundation at 28 Bridges in the South Hills to learn more about the organization. jewishfertilityfoundation.org/bridges
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 […]
The Battle of Homestead Foundation presents “Steeltown Jews: History and Legacy at Work in Homestead, PA." The program, presented by community historian Tammy Hepps, reviews the history of the Jewish community in Homestead and explores the interplay of labor, industry and ethnicity in America’s most famous steel mill town. 7:30 p.m. Zoom. Free, but viewers […]
Gather at Chabad of Squirrel Hills with other teen girls from the neighborhood for a Teen Cooking Club and bake desserts for Our Giving Kitchen. 3:30 p.m. chabadpgh.com.
Join the National Council of Jewish Women for MomsWork Career Day a free career afternoon with child care, Career Development Center workshops, professional headshots, resume review, mock interviews, and more! This is a PPS half day, so pick up your kids and come spend the day with us! Optional paid lunch options for adults and […]
Join Temple Sinai for a special Shabbat dinner to begin a celebration in honor of the installation of Rabbi Daniel Fellman and Cantor David Reinwald. Kosher menu. $28 per adult. 5:30 p.m. Details at templesinaipgh.org
All are welcome. Be Temple Sinai's guest for Havdalah and Celebration Concert: Ha’tov v’Ha’meitiv—A Gathering of Goodness in Harmony a celebratory concert directed by and featuring Cantor David Reinwald, clergy from our community, and other special guests. 7:30 p.m. templesinaipgh.org
Join Beth Shalom for a Champagne Brunch as they honor volunteers and introduce the Daniel M. Plaut Youth Service Award. 10 a.m. $36/per person. Registration required at BethShalomPgh.org/volunteerawards2023
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Pittsburgh presents "Once More Under the Clock: Remembering Kaufmann’s." Marylynne Pitz, Laura Malt Schnedierman and Melanie Linn Gutowski will offer insights into Kaufmann’s Department Store and the Kaufmann family. They’ll also share some of their favorite discoveries from the vast collection of Kaufmann’s Department Store materials at the Rauh Jewish […]
In honor of Rabbi Daniel Fellman and Cantor David Reinwald’s installation, Temple Sinai presents a community Tikkun Olam program on food insecurity. Volunteers will help packing bagged lunches for Light of Life Rescue Mission. 11 a.m. Lunch is included. templesinaipgh.org
Rabbi Barbara Symons and local contributors will explain how the book she edited, "Prophetic Voices: Renewing and Reimagining Haftarah," came to be and give examples of essays, interpretations and alternative texts that call us to take next steps in the realms of spirituality, self care and concern for others, and social justice. Discounted books will […]
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.