Week of Events
Music at Rodef Shalom presents arias and duets from the world of grand opera featuring Walter Morales (piano and host), Kelly Lynch (soprano), and Raymond Blackwell (baritone). Music by Debussy, Ravel, Verdi, Puccini, and selections from the Great American Songbook. 7 p.m. 4905 Fifth Ave. rodefshalom.org
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 […]
Join the 10.27 Healing Partnership for Wellness Wednesday, a rotating series of wellness practitioners including meditation practitioners, acupuncturists, reiki-infused sound bathing, somatic healing, vibro-acoustic harp therapy, and more. 6:30 p.m. 10.27 Healing Partnership suite on the third floor of the Squirrel Hill JCC, 5738 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217. 1027healingpartnership.org.
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.
Barry is battling myelofibrosis, a cancer that disrupts the normal production of blood cells, and seeking a matching blood stem cell donor, his best hope for a cure. There currently is no match in his family or the worldwide registry. 3 minutes could save a life. Shaare Torah, 2319 Murray Ave. Eligible donors must be […]
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.
Chabad of Squirrel Hill presents a first night of Passover Community Seder. Enjoy a gourmet Passover meal in the company of family and friends. $25/adult, $15/child. 7:30 p.m. 1700 Beechwood Blvd. chabadpgh.com
Enjoy a first Seder night Elegant and delicious Community Passover Seder filled with insight, meaning and inspiration at Chabad of the South Hills. 7:30 p.m. $65 adult/$25 children. chabadsh.com
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 […]
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 Ten Plagues. The Exodus. The Splitting of the Sea. The Delivery of Manna… Judaism has a long list of miracles. But do we really believe in miracles? How should rational minds think about the miraculous? In "Miracles - A Jewish Perspective," Rabbi Danny Schiff will consider the place of miracles in Judaism and how […]
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.