Congregation - Upcoming
All Night Tikkun Leil Shavuot - June 5New!!

Join us at the Feder home after the Federation Tikkun for an evening of learning with our community's torah scholars.  Come for a single lecture or stay up with us all night! Head to the Federation's Tikkun first (at the JCC) and once that is over meet us at the Feder home for lectures and […]

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Congregation - Upcoming
Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot - June 4New!!

Community-wide Jewish learning with well-known local rabbis and thinkers

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Derekh - Upcoming
Fourth Annual Derekh Speaker Series - Upcoming Speaker June 1New!!

For our fourth annual Derekh Speaker Series, we have invited authors from across the country to discuss their books at Beth Shalom. These books take us from 1930s Atlantic City to near future Ohio to our own kitchens.  Join us for the journey! The talks are FREE and open to the public!  Upcoming Lectures Lisa GoldbergNow for […]

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Shabbat Shiur Program - Personal Torah Next Session May 14New!!

Join us after kiddush on Saturday, May 14 for the second lay-led discussion in this series. Jonathan Weinkle will lead us in investigating the Talmudic tale of rabbis falling ill and healing each other. Questions? Contact Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman at mgoodman@bethshalompgh.org

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I've Always Wondered
Who Was Nora Ephron, Born on May 19, 1941? Originally Published May 13-14, 2022.New!!

The eldest of four daughters born to Phoebe and Henry Ephron, who both were playwrights and screenwriters born in the U.S., Nora Ephron in high school wanted to grow up to be another Dorothy Parker.  Soon she augmented that dream to include journalism, and majored at Wellesley College (Massachusetts) in Political Science.  In 1961 she […]

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Derekh - Upcoming
Ishmael Khalidi Program - May 29

Join our sister congregation Kehilat ha Kerem for a presentation by Ishmael Khaldi on Sunday, May 10 at 12:00 p.m. about the Bedouin communities of Israel. Mr. Khaldi served in the IDF before becoming Israel's first Bedouin Diplomat in 2006. This event is on Zoom only. Click here to register for this program.

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I've Always Wondered
What Should We Know About Henry Morgenthau Jr.? Originally Published May 6-7, 2022.

Born on May 11, 1891, in New York, into a prominent Jewish family, Henry Morgenthau Jr. studied architecture and agriculture at Cornell University.  Around that same time, during WWI, his father, Sr., served as President Woodrow Wilson’s ambassador to the Ottoman Empire.  In Constantinople, Sr. learned about the atrocities the empire was committing against the […]

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