Week of Events
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, […]
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.
Join Repair the World Pittsburgh and the 10.27 Healing Partnership for a series of community garden service-learning projects focused on sustaining ourselves, our communities, and the earth through difficult times. As the 10.27 synagogue shooting trial approaches, we hope that these programs serve as an opportunity to come together for healing and collective action. 5:30 […]
Temple Sinai invites you to join them on Zoom to discuss author Debby Applegate, “Madam: The Biography of Polly Adler, Icon of the Jazz Age” 6 p.m. Free. Register for the Zoom link at templesinaipgh.org/programs-events
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.
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 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 […]
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 […]
Temple Emanuel of the South Hills presents author and health care advocate Jeff Weinberg, president of Caregiver Champion. Weinberg will discuss how the healthcare systems work and don’t work, and how to advocate for yourself within those healthcare systems. The talk is based on his book "The Emperor Needs New Clothes or Why The Caring […]
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 Chabad of Squirrel Hill for their Men's Tefillin Club. Enjoy bagels, lox and Tefillin on the first Sunday of the month. 8:30 a.m. chabadpgh.com
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 […]
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.