Events Upcoming

 You can always check the calendar, but here we give you a cornucopia of activities at Beth Shalom for the next few weeks.

Remember, for all Youth Events go to the Youth Department Page!

 

Coffee with the Cantor

Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. | Lehman Center Last for the season, December 19th! Returns on January 23, 2019! Come and participate in “Coffee with the Cantor” – a stimulating discussion group led by our Executive Director, Hazzan (Cantor) Rob Menes. This Year’s Topic: Jewish Influence in the Secular World Last year we

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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

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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

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Beth Shalom Speak Series 5779

A series of talks by four authors from across the country made available through the Jewish Book Council. Elisha Waldman, This Narrow Space – Wednesday, January 16th Samantha Baskind, The Warsaw Ghetto in American Art and Culture – Sunday, February 10th Idra Novey, Those Who Knew – Sunday, March 24th Jonathan Weisman, (((Semitism))):

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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

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Lunch and Learn -February 2019

February’s Topic: “Are All Wines Kosher?” 2/5/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Downtown Pittsburgh 1/12/2019 | 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

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GOING GREEN with Phipps Conservatory

Saturday, February 9, 2019 12:45 P.M. | Helfant Chapel The Center for Sustainable Landscapes at Phipps Conservatory is one of the greenest buildings in the world. Join Richard Piacentini, President and CEO of Phipps as he discusses the green transformation of the Conservatory and how the work he has done

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Beth Shalom Sisterhood Shabbat

Saturday, February 9, 2019 9:30 A.M. | Faye Rubenstein Weiss Sanctuary Sisterhood Shabbat celebrates the women in our congregation and presents an opportunity for all of us to learn together. In commemoration of: Ruth Ganz Fargotstein, Honorary President Speaker: Michal Friedman, Michal Friedman is an assistant professor at CMU specializing in

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Beth Shalom Men’s Club Sports Luncheon

Sunday, February 10, 2019 12:00 P.M. | Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom DEDICATED THIS YEAR TO HONOR THE MEMORIES OF DAVID & CECIL ROSENTHAL LOCAL SPORTS CELEBRITIES Autographs and Surprises –  Gifts for All! Hamburger & Hot Dog Lunch at the Beth Shalom Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom All are

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Clues & Shmooze (with some booze) Fundraiser

Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:45 P.M. | Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom Join us for this fun trivia event, including a raffle, open bar, and snacks! Trivia will be in teams of 3-6 players. Bring your own team or be matched up at the door! REGISTRATION AND DRINKS START AT

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Shabbat Dinners at Home

Next Dinner: Friday, March 8, 2019 Member’s Homes! We are so pleased that you can join us for dinner! Shabbat renews our energy and our souls. Sharing a shabbat meal is a great way to bring us together over good food and great conversation. Read More!

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It’s Game Time! Pitt Women’s Basketball

MARCH 3, 2019 at 1:45 p.m. | COST $5 RSVP by February 8! Join the Youth Department and the Beth Shalom Men’s Club as we watch The Pitt Women’s Basketball Team VS. Louisville Tickets paid and picked up in advance! Tickets will be available for pickup at Beth Shalom after

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Purim Carnival

Sunday, March 17, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. PURIM IN SPACE! Beth Shalom is holding their annual Purim Carnival on Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. For only $10 each you can enjoy lunch, games, and crafts. Join us fora trip across the universe! For

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