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Beth Shalom COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, June 19, 2020 Now that the Commonwealth has declared Allegheny County to be in the “Green” phase, it’s time for another update on what we’re doing at Congregation Beth Shalom. Unfortunately, the seriousness of the virus has not really changed over the past few months. There is no vaccine and no cure. […]

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04/14/2020: A Message to Our Members

Dear Beth Shalom members,   The situation both worldwide and at the synagogue continues to constantly evolve, though we do seem to be hitting somewhat of an operational COVID-19 steady-state at Beth Shalom.   The Beth Shalom leadership has been working tirelessly on plans to keep staff employed, provide services to our community, and support […]

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04/08/2020: A Message From Our President

Dear Friends,   The past few weeks have been very challenging for our Beth Shalom family. We are struggling to cope with the many ways that our lives have been disrupted by Covid-19. Parents are having to find ways to keep their children engaged in educational activities when schools, including our own ELC and JJEP, […]

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03/22/2020: Synagogue Update

Dear Beth Shalom members, The Beth Shalom leadership has spent a great deal of time over the past two weeks developing a plan that will help keep staff employed and community services functioning during these difficult times.   We previously reported that the building would be closed for functions through at least Friday, March 27. […]

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03/18/2020: COVID-19 Update

All Shabbat services this weekend will be live, via Zoom. We are giving no direction as to whether or not you should turn on your computer to view the service; this is an individual decision. Please note that you are not being given the option to come to the synagogue to join the rabbi. In-person […]

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03/13/2020: COVID-19 Update

Shabbat Shalom! In Psalm 147, which is one of the Psalms recited every day of the Jewish year during Shaharit, the morning service, we identify God as הָ֭רֹפֵא לִשְׁב֣וּרֵי לֵ֑ב וּ֝מְחַבֵּ֗שׁ לְעַצְּבוֹתָֽם - HaRofei lishvurei lev, umhabesh le’atzevotam – God is the one who heals the brokenhearted, binding up their wounds. It is with the […]

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