Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m.
This series of talks by four authors from across the country is made available through the Jewish Book Council and funded by Seth Glick and Carolyn Slayton. Yousef Bashir, The Words of My Father - March 4 at 7:30 p.m. A Palestinian-American activist recalls his adolescence in Gaza during the Second Intifada, and how he […]
This series of talks by four authors from across the country is made available through the Jewish Book Council and funded by Seth Glick and Carolyn Slayton. Julie Orringer, The Flight Portfolio - February 16, 10:00 a.m. “Bighearted, gorgeous, historical, suspenseful, everything you want a novel to be” (—Andrew Sean Greer, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Less), […]
February's Topic: "Are All Wines Kosher?” 2/5/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Downtown Pittsburgh 2/12/2019 | 12:00 p.m. at Congregation Beth Shalom Ever wonder why you don’t have to park three blocks away from a Conservative synagogue on Shabbat? Or whether your rabbi can marry a gay couple? The Rabbinical Assembly’s Committee on Jewish Law and […]
A series of talks by four authors from across the country made available through the Jewish Book Council. Jonathan Weisman, (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age of Trump - Wednesday, May 15th For more information on the Beth Shalom Speaker Series, see the link below! https://bethshalompgh.org/speakerseries/
Saturday, January 12, 2019 12:45 P.M. | Helfant Chapel Climate change is happening - its effects are already being felt in Pittsburgh and across the globe. Global initiatives, such as the Paris Agreement, seek to limit the global temperature rise, but can they be effective in their present form? And what responsibility do Torah Jews have to address this challenge? […]
Saturday, January 5, 2019 12:45 P.M. | Homestead Hebrew Chapel The Homestead Hebrew Chapel on the second floor of Congregation Beth Shalom contains the yahrzeit plaques, war honor roll tablets, Torah scrolls, and other Judaica from the Homestead Hebrew Congregation (1894-1993). Typically these objects form the backdrop to the daily prayer services that take place […]