Youth Tefillah
Manny's Service

Manny's Service is a Saturday morning service for children ages 3-7. Families are welcome to join in with their children on this fun, engaging event.  At the present time, Manny's Service takes place in Beth Shalom's outdoor tent. All participants, adults and children alike, are masked.  Manny's Service is held every Saturday 11:15 to 11:45 […]

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Youth Tefillah
Junior Congregation

Jr Congregation is Beth Shalom's Saturday morning tefillah for kids aged 6 to 12. It is a space that is fun, engaging, and teaches the fundamentals of Jewish Shabbat prayer. During Covid-19, Jr Congregation meets in the tent outside CBS. Staff and children are masked. Jr Cong meets every Shabbat from 10:30 am to 11:15 […]

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Derekh
Introduction to Judaism

In collaboration with Temple Sinai, Rodef Shalom, and other Pittsburgh area synagogues, Derekh presents Introduction to Judaism. Intro to Judaism is a 24-week course, split into 3 units, that explores the literature, history, traditions, and spiritual foundations of the Jewish religion. The course welcomes anyone interested in growing in their knowledge of our faith who […]

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Holidays
High Holiday Adult and Youth Services 5782

Complete list of High Holiday Service times are below. List includes High Holiday Youth Tefillah service times.  All synagogue members and their guests that have RSVP'd in advance will receive tickets. If you would like to attend services but have not yet RSVP'd, please email Robert Gleiberman at rgleiberman@bethshalompgh.org. Adults and children ages 12 and […]

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I've Always Wondered
What Should We Know About Samuel David Luzzatto? Originally Published August 20-21, 2021

Last week we discussed a prominent Jewish family in Belfast (Sir Otto Jaffé).  This week we travel to Trieste, which is currently in Italy, to meet Samuel David Luzzatto, born on August 22, 1800 (Rosh Hodesh Elul, 5560). His dad Hezekiah descended from a long line of scholars.  Young Samuel wrote his first poem in […]

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I've Always Wondered
What Should We Know About Sir Otto Moses Jaffé? Originally Published August 13-14, 2021.

Born on August 13, 1846, Sir Otto Moses Jaffé was born in Germany and would go on to be elected Lord Mayor of Belfast twice (the only Jewish Lord Mayor Belfast has had), and to do so much more.  Otto was one of nine children and the fourth son born to Daniel Joseph and Frederiké […]

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Seliḥot Prayers

Click on the links below to access the PDF of the Selihot prayers. Selihot - Day 2Selihot - Day 3Selihot - Day 4Selihot - Day 5Selihot - Day 6Selihot - Day 7Selihot - Eve of the New YearSelihot - Fast of GedaliahSelihot - 2nd Penitential DaySelihot - 3rd Penitential DaySelihot - 4th Penitential DaySelihot - […]

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PREVIOUS EVENT
Seliḥot 2021

Saturday, August 28, 2021 Join us at Congregation Beth Shalom on Saturday, August 28 for a community evening of program and prayer. We are thrilled to welcome our partnering congregations Tree of Life and Rodef Shalom for this event. The complete schedule is listed below: 7:30 p.m. Minḥah 8:00 p.m. Niggunim w/ Ilanit Helfand 8:25 […]

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