Lunch and Learn -February 2019

February’s Topic: “Are All Wines Kosher?” 2/5/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Downtown Pittsburgh 2/12/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom Ever wonder why you don’t have to park three blocks away from a Conservative synagogue on Shabbat? Or whether your rabbi can marry a gay couple? The Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and Read More…

World Wide Wrap

Sunday, February 3, 2019| 10:30 a.m. Beth Shalom Men’s Club Invites You To The Annual World Wide Wrap. Bring Your Entire Family! When: Sunday, February 3, 2019 – • Tefillin Workshop begins at 10:30 a.m. • All School Tefillah Service at 11:30 a.m. Where: Rodef Shalom (4905 Fifth Ave. PGH) and Around the Globe! Who: Everyone Is Read More…

Jews for Justice 5779

Friday, January 25, 2019 6:00 P.M. | Hod veHadar Service – Dinner to follow in the Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom One teen leader will facilitate dialogue between courses at each table. This program is part of an ongoing USY Shabbat discussion series called Jews for Justice and is appropriate for grades 6 and above. Special Read More…

Lox & Learning – “Mobilizing Young Jews to Volunteer Locally”

Sunday, January 20, 2019 10:00 A.M. | Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom “Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is not only for celebration and remembrance, education and tribute, but above all a day of service.” –Coretta Scott King In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day join Zack Block from Repair the World to discuss his Read More…

Beth Shalom Speaker Series 5779

A series of talks by four authors from across the country made available through the Jewish Book Council. Jonathan Weisman, (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump – Wednesday, May 15th For more information on the Beth Shalom Speaker Series, see the link below! http://bethshalompgh.org/speakerseries/

Mylar for Disco, Not Deportation

3:00 p.m. Friday – Sunday! January 18 – 20, 2019 at Congregation Beth Shalom Located in Palkovitz Lobby up the stairs into the Sisser Lobby outside the Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom. Congregation Beth Shalom is excited to host an exhibition of Jacqueline von Edelberg’s Mylar For Disco, Not Deportation, an interactive public art piece that draws awareness to Read More…

Lunch and Learn – January 2019

January’s Topic: Yom Tov Sheni Shel Galuyot / The Second Day of Yom Tov 1/15/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom Ever wonder why you don’t have to park three blocks away from a Conservative synagogue on Shabbat? Or whether your rabbi can marry a gay couple? The Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law Read More…

Sisterhood Book Club – January 2019

Next book to read, “This Is How it Always Is” by Laurie Frankiel Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 7:30 P.M. | Pat’s House The pleasure of reading doesn’t have to end with the last page. Be part of Sisterhood Book Club and prolong the experience with spirited and wide ranging discussion that often touches on contemporary Read More…

Shabbat Shi’ur – Climate Change and the Torah (Jan. 12th, 2019)

Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:45 P.M. | Helfant Chapel Climate change is happening – its effects are already being felt in Pittsburgh and across the globe. Global initiatives, such as the Paris Agreement, seek to limit the global temperature rise, but can they be effective in their present form? And what responsibility do Torah Jews have to address this challenge? Read More…

Shabbat Shi’ur – Secrets of the Homestead Hebrew Chapel (Jan. 5th, 2019)

Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:45 P.M. | Homestead Hebrew Chapel The Homestead Hebrew Chapel on the second floor of Congregation Beth Shalom contains the yahrzeit plaques, war honor roll tablets, Torah scrolls, and other Judaica from the Homestead Hebrew Congregation (1894-1993). Typically these objects form the backdrop to the daily prayer services that take place Read More…