Week of Events
H. Arnold and Adrien B. Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff presents Torah 2. Understanding the Torah and what it asks of us is perhaps one of the most important things that a Jew can learn. In Torah 2, Schiff will explore the second half of Leviticus and all of Numbers and Deuteronomy. $225. Zoom. […]
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.
A collaboration between the Violins of Hope residency in Pittsburgh and Tuesday Musical Club, Violins of Hope: Music from the Holocaust concert will feature professional musicians from the PSO, TMC and Butler Symphony. All of the composers either perished in the Holocaust, or had families affected by the tragedy. Two violins, a viola and cello […]
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.
The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh presents Holocaust Speaker Series: Dan Ottenheimer. Otteinheimer tells the story of his father, Fritz Ottenheimer, born in 1925 in Konstanz, Germany. Fritz and his family were forced to endure increasing anti-Jewish propaganda, discrimination and persecution. In his talks, Dan tells his father’s stories about growing up as a Jewish child […]
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.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh virtually presents two Melton courses back-to-back, Ethics and Crossroads. In Ethis, learn how Jewish teachings shed light on Jewish issues. Crossroads will present an emphasis on reclaiming the richness of Jewish history. 7 p.m. $300 for this 25-session series (book included). jewishpgh.org/series/melton-ethics-crossroads
Join the 10.27 Healing Partnership and the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy for our healing, consciousness-building forest bathing series at the Frick Park Environmental Center. We will take 90 minute gentle walks throughout Frick Park while nurturing our connection to the natural world through reflective practices. Forest bathing involves gentle walking in the woods in community with […]
Facilitated by local clergy from Jewish and Christian backgrounds, the Jewish Christian Dialogue is an online monthly discussion explores topics of similarities and differences. Noon. Zoom. rodefshalom.org
Join H. Arnold and Adrien B. Gefsky Community Scholar Rabbi Danny Schiff for The God Class. Schiff will discuss Jewish views of God and how they’ve developed through the ages. 9:30 a.m. $150 Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave. jewishpgh.org/event/the-god-class/2023-09-27
Rodef Shalom Brotherhood presents the East Winds Symphonic Band in a free Music with a Mission cabaret concert featuring a celebration of music from stage and screen. Cash donations to the JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry are welcome. 7 p.m. Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave. rodefshalom.org
Chabad of the South Hills presents The Daughter of Auschwitz, an evening with Tova Friedman, a survivor of the Holocaust. 7:30 p.m. $10. Chabad of the South Hills, 1701 McFarland Road. chabadsh.com/lecture
Chabad of the South Hills presents "The Daughter of Auschwitz: An evening with Tova Friedman," a survivor of the Holocaust. 7:30 p.m. $10. 1701 McFarland Rd. chabadsh.com/lecture
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.