03/13/2020: Siyyum Potluck Dinner

03/04/2020: Derekh Speaker Series 2020: Yousef Bashir

This series of talks by four authors from across the country is made available through the Jewish Book Council and funded by Seth Glick and Carolyn Slayton. Yousef Bashir, The Words of My Father – March 4 at 7:30 p.m. A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he Read More…

FRIDAYS: Youth Tefillah Services

beginning at 5:15 p.m. SPECIAL DATE CHANGE: Thursday the 28th in observation of Shavu’ot TOGETHER WE WILL CREATE MEANINGFUL AND ENGAGING JEWISH EXPERIENCES FOR OUR YOUTH AND FAMILIES, BY CREATING A CULTURE OF EXPERIMENTATION, CHALLENGE, AND FUN, AND BY SEEKING OUR DEEPER JEWISH SELVES. You can always find more information on our Youth Tefillah page. Read More…

SUNDAYS: Introduction to Judaism

At this time, Introduction to Judaism has moved to online only. Please see the information below for more access. If you would like to sign up for Unit 3 of Introduction to Judaism, please click the button below: This six-week course will cover an overview of Love and Sex, lifecycles from Birth to Death, the Read More…

Derekh Speaker Series 2020: Julie Orringer

This series of talks by four authors from across the country is made available through the Jewish Book Council and funded by Seth Glick and Carolyn Slayton. Julie Orringer, The Flight Portfolio – February 16, 10:00 a.m. “Bighearted, gorgeous, historical, suspenseful, everything you want a novel to be” (—Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Less), Read More…

SUNDAYS/TUESDAYS: Online Parashah Study Groups

Dig into the language of the Parashah and unpack a difficult section of Torah! You can join this class on Zoom through the links below! Join Zoom Meetinghttps://zoom.us/j/667036575 Meeting ID: 667 036 575   One tap mobile +16468769923,,667036575# US (New York) +13126266799,,667036575# US (Chicago)   Dial by your location         +1 646 876 9923 US Read More…

WEDNESDAYS: Life & Text

Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. | Lehman Center Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/271572071 Meeting ID: 271 572 071 One tap mobile +16468769923,,271572071# US (New York) +16699006833,,271572071# US (San Jose) Dial by your location         +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)         +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)         +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) Read More…

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…

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/

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…