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2022 Gala Advertising Opportunities

Please consider purchasing an ad in the Celebration Journal to honor the past presidents of Congregation Beth Shalom. To purchase an ad, please complete the Advertising Opportunity form below. The deadline to purchase an ad is Friday, October 21, 2022. Full Page ad: Dimensions are 8.5"W x 11" H. The price is $500. Half Page […]

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Hitoreri - Get up for High Holidays

Beth Shalom has everything you need to get you spiritually and mentally ready for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Every Wednesday in Elul (the month preceding Rosh Hashanah) from 12:15 to 1:30 pm, join Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman for an exploration of our High Holiday themes like teshuvah - repentance ; […]

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Installation of Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman - September 3

Join us on Saturday, September 3 at 9:15 a.m. during Shabbat Morning Services as we formally install Rabbi Mark Asher Goodman as Associate Rabbi. Special kiddush to follow the service in the Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom. To honor Rabbi Goodman, please consider sponsoring this special installation. Sponsor name(s) will be listed in the Installation […]

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Shabbat Shiur Program - Personal Torah Next Session May 14

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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Fostering a Hopeful Future in Israel - May 1

Join leaders from the Northern Israel Center for Arts and Technology (NICAT), the Akko Center for Arts and Technology (A-CAT) and Manchester Bidwell Corporation for a discussion on how these organizations foster a hopeful future, provide economic opportunities and break-down ethnic, religious and cultural barriers for youth and adults in Israel while improving the socio-economic […]

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Shababa-Mama & Shababa-Abba - Friday, May 6 - Registration Closed

Join us for a Mother's Day themed Shababababa on Friday, May 6 from 5 to 5:30 pm! All parents in attendance with receive a stemmed flower. Shababababa is Beth Shalom's musical service for Pittsburgh families with kids under age 8, led by our own Rabbi Seth Adelson. After the service, stay for a kid-friendly dinner […]

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New Community Chevra Kadisha - May 1

Taharah, the ritual purification of the dead, is a beautiful, powerful, and Jewish tradition. The New Community Chevra Kadisha performs this important mitzvah in Pittsburgh. Join us on Sunday, May 1st at 1:00 p.m. in the Samuel & Minnie Hyman Ballroom and on Zoom to learn from their members.

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Purim Festivities

Join us on Erev Purim Wednesday, March 16 starting at 6:30 p.m. for fun Purim festivities.

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Capital Punishment in Jewish Law

In the pre-modern era, Jewish tradition had to handle criminal law for our community - both adjudicating law and issuing punishment. Some violations of law even carried the death penalty. Jewish legal tradition and Jewish courts throughout the ages took a wide range of approaches to the application of capital punishment. In this three part […]

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Jews, the First Amendment, and Abortion Rights, January 30

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 […]

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