Do you enjoy the programs by our Derekh department? If so see these events!
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! This series of talks by authors is […]
Join us for an online program as Dr Rachel Kranson, Director of Jewish Studies at the University of Pittsburgh, discusses the intersection of Jewish tradition, the freedom of religion, and America's legal battles over abortion. This talk will take place over Zoom on Sunday, January 30, from 2:00 - 3:30 pm. To register, go to […]
Music saturates Jewish life, from synagogue services to home rituals to secular Jewish culture. In these five sessions we will cover the basics of Jewish music: history, influences, composers, and performers. Rabbi Adelson will play and sing musical examples as much as possible. Bring your lunch and join via Zoom. Session dates and topics:Tuesday, November […]
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 […]