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November 22, 2017, 12:42 pm
Retirement for Ronna Scoratow is a full-time volunteering job
The Squirrel Hill resident volunteers at Charles Morris, the Jewish Association on Aging, AgeWell Pittsburgh, a thrift store in Swissvale and Sivitz Jewish Hospice.
November 21, 2017, 2:08 pm
Momentum mission to Israel inspires local mothers
The 10 women spent eight days in Israel on the first "Birthright for Moms" trip from Pittsburgh. Their spiritual learning will continue once a month during the next year.
November 17, 2017, 2:22 pm
Yonina, Israeli music sensation, is coming to Pittsburgh
The duo — 28 year old Yoni and 22 year old Nina — gained international attention through weekly social media posts.
November 17, 2017, 1:51 pm
Russian Jewish resettlement changed two communities’ lives
When Russian Jews came to Pittsburgh, many described a "gap of expectations" between American Jews and the immigrants. They felt that they "weren't accepted as Jews."
November 16, 2017, 12:43 pm
Rauh researchers reveal forgotten Jewish stories from WWI
To observe the 100th anniversary of Americans entering WWI, organizers used photographs, telegrams, old newspaper clippings to tell the stories of Western PA Jews during the war.
November 15, 2017, 1:34 pm
Department of Health finds Charles Morris not in compliance
A plan of correction including screening tools, fall risk assessments, weekly audits and required in-service sessions will be implemented by the end of the month.
November 15, 2017, 1:14 pm
March to new home generates mixed emotions
Members of New Light Congregation transported six Torah scrolls to their new home at Tree of Life in a half mile public procession through Squirrel Hill.
November 13, 2017, 12:35 pm
Updated mission requires new name at Jewish Family and Children’s Service
President and CEO of JFCS, which is changing its name to Jewish Family and Community Services, said the new title will better communicate who and how the organization serves.
November 10, 2017, 12:44 pm
Italian rabbi bridges communities with lectures on Italian Jewish history
Rabbi Barbara Aiello, Italy's first female rabbi, spoke about her time growing up in Pittsburgh and her analysis of Italian Jewry during World War II.
November 10, 2017, 12:21 pm
OneTable encourages Shabbat entertainment through pickling
The organization seeks to make it easier for young people to incorporate religion into their life and assists them in hosting their own Shabbat dinners.
November 10, 2017, 11:29 am
Beth El celebrates 100 years in almost 100 ways
Through its 100 year history, the congregation has undergone two important migrations: first from the Hill District to Beechview, and later to the suburbs of South Hills.
November 8, 2017, 12:19 pm
Local author Lynda Schuster to speak at Rodef Shalom Congregation
In her latest book, Schuster recounts her childhood in Detroit and escape to an Israeli kibbutz, her time as a foreign correspondent and marriage to U.S. ambassador Dennis Jett.
November 8, 2017, 11:38 am
South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh moves from Federation to JCC
The program, which serves people from 15 communities, is hoping to engage with more Jewish residents in the South Hills and to have a "level of comfort" for the future.
November 7, 2017, 12:55 pm
Deer euthanized in East Liberty parking lot
The deer was reported roaming the post office parking lot around 9:30 am and was running into cars and crashing into the building.
November 3, 2017, 12:10 pm
Lauren Rosenblatt to oversee Chronicle’s digital content
Rosenblatt will focus on increasing the Chronicle's social media presence, updating fresh material to the website, and distributing a regular e-newsletter.