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Area Synagogues & Communities

Adat Shalom Congregation412-820-7000pboring@adatshalompgh.orgConservativeFox Chapel
Baal Shem Tov
OrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Beth El Congregation of the South Hills412-561-1168nicole@bethelcong.orgModern ConservativeSouth Hills
Beth Hamedrash Hagadol-Beth Jacob Congregation412-471-4443natfabira@juno.comTraditional OrthodoxDowntown
Beth Israel Congregation717-273-2669Washington County
Beth Israel Synagoguebisynindiana@gmail.comIndiana County
Beth Samuel Jewish Center724-266-5238bethsamueloffice@comcast.netReform/ConservativeAmbridge
Beth Sholom Congregation814-536-0647bethsholomjtwn@gmail.comJohnstown
Bnai Emunoh Chabad 412-521-1477BEChabad@gmail.comOrthodoxGreenfield
Chabad of Greenfield412-708-2734rabbi@chabadofgreenfield.comOrthodoxGreenfield
Chabad at Pitt
Chabad of CMU412-772-8505
Chabad of Monroeville 412-372-1000OrthodoxMonroeville
Chabad of Shadyside412-681-1761
Chabad of Squirrel Hill412-421-0546
OrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Chabad of the South Hills Jewish Center for Living and Learning 412-344-2424rabbi@chabadsh.comOrthodoxSouth Hills
Congregation Ahavath Achim - The Carnegie Shul412-279-1566rjlynman@yahoo.comTraditionalCarnegie
Congregation Bet Tikvah info@bettikvah.orgUnaffiliated, queer-centric independent minyanShadyside
Congregation Beth Shalom412-421-2288ConservativeSquirrel Hill
Congregation B'nai Abraham724-287-5806congbnaiabraham@zoominternet.netReform/PluralisticButler County
Dor Hadash Congregation412-467-6188admin@dorhadash.netReconstructionistShadyside
Congregation Emanu-El Israel724-834-0560office@cei-greensburg.orgReformGreensberg
Congregation Kether TorahOrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Congregation Poale Zedeck412-421-9786info@pzonline.orgOrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Gemilas Chesed412-678-8859gemilaschesed@gmail.comTraditional OrthodoxWhite Oak
Kesher Pittsburghbrenna@kesherpittsburgh.orgPost-denominational, JewniversalShadyside
Lubavitch Center412-422-7315info@lubavitchcenter.orgOrthodoxSquirrel Hill
New Light Congregation / Ohr Chadash412-421-1017info@newlightcongregation.orgConservativeSquirrel Hill
Parkway Jewish Center412-823-4338parkwayjc@verizon.netConservativeMonroeville
Rodef Shalom Congregation412-621-6566info@rodefshalom.orgReformShadyside
Shaare Torah Congregation412-421- 8855office@shaaretorah.netOrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Temple B'nai Israel412-678-6181tbioffice@gmail.comTraditional ReformWhite Oak
Temple David412-372-0485office03@templedavid.orgReformMonroeville
Temple Emanuel of South Hills412-279-7600templeemanuel@templeemanuelpgh.orgReformSouth Hills
Temple Ohav Shalom 412-369-0900info@templeohavshalom.orgReformAllison Park
Temple Sinai412-421-9715tami@templesinaipgh.orgReformSquirrel Hill
Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha Congregation412-521-6788office@treeoflifepgh.orgTraditional ConservativeSquirrel Hill
Young Israel of Pittsburgh412-421-0508halochoscope@hotmail.comOrthodoxSquirrel Hill
Young Peoples Synagogue 412-709-8052ypspghinfo@gmail.comTraditionalSquirrel Hill

Jewish Schools

Part-Time Jewish Education

Congregation/Part-time SchoolGradesEducation DirectorPhoneLocation
Adat Shalom Religious School
K - 7th GradeMarci Barnes412-820-7000368 Guys Run Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Beth El Spiegel Religious School
Pre-K - 7th GradeRabbi Amy Greenbaum412-561-11681900 Cochran Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Beth Samuel Religious School
Pre-K - 7th GradeNicole Homich724-266-5238810 Kennedy Drive
Ambridge, PA 15003
Beth Shalom/JJEP
K - 8th GradeRabbi Larry Freedman
412-421-22885915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Chabad of Greenfield's Jewish Enrichment Club
K - 7th GradeMiri Goldwasser412-708-27344315 Murray Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Chabad of South Hills Jewish Discovery Club
Pre-K - 7th GradeMussie Rosenblum412-344-24241701 McFarland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15216-1812
Dor Hadash Religious School
K - 8th GradeKaren Morris412-467-61884905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
KesherKIDS1st Grade - 8th GradeLauren Goldstein
Rodef Shalom/JJEP
K - 8th GradeRabbi Larry Freedman
412-621-65664905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Temple David Weiger Religious School Pre-K - 10th GradeRabbi Barbara Symons
412-372-12064415 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA 15146
Temple Emanuel Torah Center
Pre-K - 7th GradeStephanie McFerron412-279-76001250 Bower Hill Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15243
Temple Ohav Shalom Religious School
K - 10th GradeAndrea Guthrey
412-369-09008400 Thompson Run Road
Allison Park, PA 15101
Temple Sinai's Center for Jewish Learning
Pre-K - 12th GradeCantor Regina Heit412-421-97155505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217


Early Childhood Education Programs

Adat Shalom Preschool

Adat Shalom Preschool is dedicated to acclimating the young child to a school setting that fosters growth, the development of interpersonal skills, and a positive self image. Every day, our students are given opportunities to explore, experiment, and make choices designed to foster their individual interests and abilities. Our developmentally appropriate program is staffed by warm, sensitive teachers who are experienced and highly qualified to guide each child’s learning. From art to cooking, music and movement to physical education, our curriculum offers hands-on learning experiences for children.

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Beth Shalom Early Learning Center

Congregation Beth Shalom of Pittsburgh’s Early Learning Center provides a secure, warm setting for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers throughout the day, year round. We offer fully equipped modern facilities, including a playground, full-sized gym, and Reggio Emilia-Inspired Art Studio.

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Community Day School Early Childhood Program

Rooted in the profound teachings of Judaism and inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy, our program fosters a love for learning through exploration, play, discovery, and sensory experiences.

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JCC Early Childhood Development Center – South Hills

The Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) at the South Hills JCC is a “home away from home” for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. At ECDC, you can trust that your child is safe, secure and appropriately challenged, nurtured by professionals who encourage your child to grow and thrive.

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JCC Early Childhood Development Center – Squirrel Hill

Children grow and thrive in a program enriched with language, reading, math, science, art, music and fun. We believe that discovery and play are young children’s most important “work,” preparing them for the academic and life challenges ahead.

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Jewish East Suburban Preschool (JESP)

Proudly serving Monroeville and the surrounding communities since 1987. At JESP, we greet your children with hugs and send them home with smiles on their faces. JESP prides itself in providing a nurturing, caring environment to young children, ages 2 through pre-kindergarten, while at the same time teaching and preparing students for elementary school. While our curriculum incorporates Jewish traditions and values, we welcome (and currently have enrolled) children of many religious and cultural backgrounds.

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Rodef Shalom Family Center & Preschool

Rodef Shalom Preschool is a warm, nurturing and supportive environment that provides for all areas of a child’s development – physical, emotional, social and cognitive – through an integrated approach to learning.

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Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Development Center

Temple Emanuel has offered high quality early childhood programming for 60 years. As one of the largest preschool programs in Pittsburgh and the surrounding suburbs, we offer a wide range of flexible services to our community.

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Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning

Temple Ohav Shalom Center for Early Learning is an early childhood program which is guided by Jewish values and inspired by the philosophy of Reggio Emilia schools. We welcome all families into our preschool community.

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The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva

The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva strives to create a foundation of love for Hashem and His Torah through joyful and meaningful Jewish experiences in which children grow and flourish. Our goal is to provide the best in contemporary early childhood education, fostering creative thinking and problem solving.

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The Isadore Joshowitz Early Childhood Center at Hillel Academy

The Isadore Joshowitz Early Childhood Center at Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh is a warm, nurturing, and inclusive environment committed to the individual development of each child. Through an array of social and academic offerings, your child will experience an unparalleled education guided by Torah values and best practices.

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