Archive for July 2019

Shofar Making!

Shofar Making

SHOFAR MAKING! Traditional shofar making is just one of the amazing activities taking place at Apples and Honey. Choose your own shofar, participate in its construction, then toot your own horn! Check back each week to see what else we have in store. And don’t forget to register! Register Now »

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Major Gift Will Support Ethiopian National Project

Major Gift to Ethiopian National Project ENP

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and the Ethiopian National Project (ENP) honored over 600 students of Ethiopian heritage for their dedication and commitment to leadership and community advocacy at a national summit in Jerusalem on June 19. Government officials from various ministries attended the national summit as did Ethiopian-Israeli students from all over the…

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James E. Young, PhD

Never Again

Dr. Young’s international career has focused on understanding the Holocaust and helping the grief-stricken. Recipient of the 1994 National Jewish Book Award and Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of English and Judaic & Near Eastern Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Dr. Young asks: How to articulate a void without filling it? Founding director: Institute…

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Rabbi Shira Stern, DMin

Rabbi Shira Stern photo by Rabbi Donald Weber

As a disaster spiritual care provider for the American Red Cross, Rabbi Stern helps people “access their own spiritual resources.” She serves as the director of the Center for Pastoral Care and Counseling, in Marlboro, N.J. In addition to authoring her own works, she is consulting editor of Mishkan R’fuah: Where Healing Resides. Educator: Taught…

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Jonathan Weinkle, MD

Squirrel Hill Medical Center

Jonathan Weinkle, MD A physician at the Squirrel Hill Health Center, Dr. Weinkle advises the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and is the author of Healing People, Not Patients. Dr. Weinkle’s book shows how his goal of being “a nice Jewish doctor” can deepen relationships and transform health care. Physician: Squirrel Hill Health Center (general internist and…

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