Upcoming Derekh Events
For our fourth annual Derekh Speaker Series, we have invited authors from across the country to discuss their books at Beth Shalom.
Join us for an online program as Dr Rachel Kranson, Director of Jewish Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses
Have you ever wanted to learn to speak Hebrew? Or become more comfortable with the siddur - the Jewish prayerbook?
Derekh is Congregation Beth Shalom's adult programming department.
In addition to the special events listed above, we offer many recurring learning programs, such as our Sunday night online parashah class, Monday morning online Talmud Study, and a Wednesday midday Hassidut discussion.
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Youth and Family Activities
Remembering: 25th Anniversary of the Beth Shalom Fire
On October 8, 1996, a devastating fire ripped through the Beth Shalom building. Historians, members, and Beth Shalom leaders recalled the events of that tragic day, and reflected on the rescue of our Torahs and the rebuilding, at a program held in November 2021. To view videos and see pictures of the fire and the commemoration program, click here.
The Modern Rabbi by Seth Adelson
The musings and sermons of Beth Shalom's Senior Rabbi can be found here:
I've Always Wondered by Audrey Glickman
The Rabbi's assistant answers a question for those that might be too shy to ask.
What Jewish Person in the Labor Movement was Born this Week? Originally Published January 21-22, 2022.
Born on January 27, 1850, in London, Samuel Gompers would go on to become a primary force behind the American labor movement. The oldest of
One need not be an ordained rabbi to serve as a sofer, but one must nevertheless absorb and deploy a great deal of knowledge and