Derekh Study Series

Saturday Sept. 7, Sept. 14, and Sept. 21 @ 12:45p at Beth Shalom Rabbi Danielle Leshaw will lead discussions on several rebellion narratives within the Book of Numbers. We’ll study prominent themes that surface in these texts: religious authority, entering the land of Israel, God’s (im)perfect Torah, and communal obligation. Rabbi Danielle Leshaw is a Read More…

Summertime Meet & Greet

Enjoy an ice cream social and meet our newest leaders! Ken Turkewitz Interim Executive Director Rabbi Larry Freedman J-JEP Director SUNDAY, AUG. 25, 20191:00 – 3:00 P.M.CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM5915 BEACON ST., PGH, PA 15217 FREE TO ALL! A little about Ken:Ken is coming to you from Massachusetts, and has temporarily relocated here in the Pittsburgh Read More…

Tish’ah BeAv 5779

Sisterhood Potluck Supper

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a great meal with the members of the Beth Shalom Sisterhood at Judy Kobell’s house, Sisterhood President. WHAT TO BRING? If your last name begins with: A-L – Salad | M-P – Appetizer | Q-Z – Dessert A main course of vegetarian/dairy lasagna will be Read More…

Women in Torah

A Conversation with Keren Fite, PhD Shabbat Shi’ur Saturday, July 27, 2019 | 12:45 P.M. Beth Shalom welcomes Dr. Keren Fite of Karmiel, Israel, to our shul. Dr. Fite is an educator, writer, and volunteer. She is visiting to build connections between Beth Shalom and her home synagogue in Karmiel. Join Dr. Fite for a Read More…

Honor Michelle Vines

Join members of the Jewish Community for the annual Jewish Heritage Night at PNC Park.

Wednesday, August 21 vs. Nationals – 7:05 p.m. This is a great opportunity to catch up with old friends and meet some more! Each game ticket purchased will include a limited edition “Pittsburgh Strong” Hebrew T-Shirt. We’re excited to bring back an optional pregame Kosher Meal in the Picnic Park. This is specially priced at Read More…

Immigrant Detention Centers

The Following is sourced from the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism (USCJ) https://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/story/conservativemasorti-movement-expresses-anger-immigrant-detention-centers Conservative/Masorti Movement Expresses Anger at Immigrant Detention Centers Posted on: Tuesday June 25, 2019 The Conservative/Masorti movement of Judaism expressed intense anger today at the status of immigrant detention in the United States, particularly reports of children being held in inhumane conditions and Read More…

Scholar in Residence with Noam Sienna

Noam Sienna is a Jewish educator, artist, and doctoral candidate in Jewish History and Museum Studies at the University of Minnesota. Noam is the author of A Rainbow Thread: An Anthology of Queer Jewish Texts From the First Century to 1969, a collection of over 100 sources on the intersection of Jewish and queer identities. Read More…

Wholly Holy: Exploring Faith, Practice, and Belonging in Judaism and Christianity

A series about Jewish and Christian lifecycle events and why we do them the way we do. A partnership between the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh and Congregation Beth Shalom Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in the Eisner Commons Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon Street, PGH, PA 15127 July 3: Birth & Initiation Rite Read More…