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Reggio through a Jewish Lens

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, August 16 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, September 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, October 18 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, November 15 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, December 20 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, January 17, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Events of Interest

Jewish Baby University

Jewish Baby University

Wednesday, August 14 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh,PA15219United States

This innovative 6 week program designed for first time parents combines childbirth education with an exploration of Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, parenting and raising a family.

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Temple Sinai Tot Shabbat

Friday, August 16 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States
Free

Enjoy snacks and schmoozing with other parents of young ones, then a half hour of…

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Jewish Baby University

Jewish Baby University

Wednesday, August 21 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh,PA15219United States

This innovative 6 week program designed for first time parents combines childbirth education with an exploration of Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, parenting and raising a family.

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Jewish Baby University

Jewish Baby University

Wednesday, August 28 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh,PA15219United States

This innovative 6 week program designed for first time parents combines childbirth education with an exploration of Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, parenting and raising a family.

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Jewish Baby University

Jewish Baby University

Wednesday, September 4 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh,PA15219United States

This innovative 6 week program designed for first time parents combines childbirth education with an exploration of Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, parenting and raising a family.

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Apples and Honey Fall Festival

9th Annual Apples & Honey Fall Festival

Sunday, September 8 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
149 West Bridge Street
Homestead,PA15120United States
Free

Start off the year SWEET!

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Jewish Baby University

Jewish Baby University

Wednesday, September 11 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15213United States

This innovative 6 week program designed for first time parents combines childbirth education with an exploration of Jewish traditions and rituals connected with pregnancy, birth, parenting and raising a family.

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Baby holding hands

Child and Infant CPR Basics

Wednesday, September 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15213United States

This short training is designed to provide anyone who cares for a child or infant the basic skills needed to feel comfortable and confident in the case of a medical emergency.

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Jewish Life & Learning in the News

eJewishPhilanthropy post on early childhood education

The Many Faces of Jewish Early Childhood Education

December 11, 2018

The Director of Early Childhood…

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Studio Educator Cohort

New Network of Studio Educators Formed

February 20, 2018

As part of the Jewish…

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Toddlers Playing With Toys

The Jewish Nature of Reggio Emilia Early Childhood Education

February 13, 2018

Our community’s nine Pittsburgh JECEI/Bonim…

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Person Holding A Camera Up to Take A Picture

Early Childhood Education Through a Jewish Lens

December 6, 2017

Twelve local Jewish early childhood…

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Jewish Life & Learning

Leadership

Jan Levinson

Jan Levinson

Jewish Life & Learning Co-Chair
Amy Bardack

Rabbi Amy Bardack

Director
Jewish Life and Learning
Carolyn Linder

Carolyn Linder

Director
Early Childhood Education
Shelly Parver

Shelly Parver

Senior Manager
Grantmaking & Allocations
(412) 992-5207
sparver@jfedpgh.org

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