A Conversation Between Christians and Jews - First Session is April 23New!!
Join us as we read portions of The Bible With and Without Jesus together in small interfaith groups. We will gather once a month as a large group with guided instructions to meet independently in small groups at least once according to your schedules in between large group events. Your participation will result in friendship […]
Tallit and Tefillin with Rabbi Adler - April 2
Should I be praying in Tallit and Tefillin? You can’t make a genuine decision until you have all the information. What do these ritual objects mean? How do I put them on? Learn the meanings and the skills at the all-gender-friendly Tallit/Tefillin workshop With Rabbi Dr. Rachel Adler. Then the decision is up to you. […]
Pre-Passover Pizza Dinner - Tuesday, April 4
Join us on Tuesday, April 4 at 6:00 p.m. for a Pre-Passover Pizza Dinner sponsored by the Men's Club. The cost is $10 per adult, $5 per child, and $25 for family. Registration is required. To register, complete the online form below. Questions? Contact us at email@example.com
Passover is almost here! Check out all of the Passover resources in one spot. Passover Services Click Here to view the complete list of services Passover Resource List Passover Guides-RA Passover Guide 5783https://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/story/pesah-guide-5783-Video Kashering Guide by Rabbi Jeremy Markizhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLAUaYjTp5xS6-rM0AlxKKC6VauyofyjaD-Rabbi Amy Levin's teshuvah on the permissibility of kitniyothttps://www.rabbinicalassembly.org/sites/default/files/assets/public/halakhah/teshuvot/2011-2020/Levin-Reisner-Kitniyot.pdf-JSOR Passover Guide 5783/2023 which lists certain products containing […]
Passover: Tips and Tricks
Thank you for these wonderful submission. Without further adieu.... Now, the 2023 Pesah Tip and Tricks Rabbi Dr. Rachel Adler - Shir HaShirim Charoset This “free-form” recipe contains only ingredients mentioned in Shir Ha-Shirim. There’s no sugar because sugar was a later import to Eretz Yisrael and to the Western world –way later than Shir […]
Congregational Second Night Seder - Thursday, April 6: Registration is now closed.
Thursday, April 6 at 6:00 p.m. The Pesah seder brings it all together: good food, good stories, good company, joyous singing, and meaningful ritual. Rabbi Adelson will be leading the Second Night Seder. During the Seder, we will discuss the Exodus from Egypt, dine like free people, and lift our voices together in song and […]
Who Was Dorothy Schiff? Originally Published March 10-11, 2023.
Born March 11, 1903, in New York, Dorothy “Dolly” Schiff was the daughter of Mortimer & Adele Schiff; theirs was a prominent family. Ms. Shiff’s grandfather, Jacob Schiff, who had come from Frankfurt in 1865, was a director of Kuhn, Loeb and Co., and was a founder of Temple Emanu-El (which your correspondent will be […]
Pre-Benei Mitzvah Retreat - May 12 through 14
The Pre-Benei Mitzvah retreat is just around the corner.! This year's retreat will be take place from Friday, May 12, through Sunday, May 14. We strongly encourage all of our 5th and 6th grade families you to join us for this retreat, one of several membership milestones at Beth Shalom. This is an essential way […]
Forverts Newspaper Exhibit - Sunday, March 19
The PRESSED exhibit, currently on display at Pitt's Hillman library, draws from the metal printing plates of Forverts (also known as Forward) newspaper. The 125-year old Forward newspaper was originally a Yiddush-language daily paper that served Jewish immigrants to America. Join Dr. Rachel Kranson to peruse the exhibit, and participate in a (virtual) conversation with […]
Concert Commemorating Yom HaShoah - Sunday, April 16
Sunday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom | 5915 Beacon StreetFaye Rubenstein Weiss Sanctuary The Pittsburgh Girls Choir and Congregation Beth Shalom's Derekh program proudly present a concert of hope and reflection through song in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day. PGC Chamber Choir will sing: Ani Ma'amin (arr. Caldwell & Ivory) Anne Frank: […]