In the stillness of the season, join a community of practitioners as we go deep within our hearts and minds for a 3-day retreat. Drawing from practices that integrate the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual aspects of our lives, we will explore practices rooted in the Jewish tradition and beyond that invite us to thrive…

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Calling all ages and abilities: Schlep – or just walk – a single lap around the grounds of Congregation Beth Shalom in this fundraiser guaranteed to warm your spirits. $36 registration fee per household. Start times are staggered. Choose the time slot that works best. A dose of community & gourmet hot chocolate await you…

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New Light Congregation presents SING A NEW LIGHT featuring Yale University Magevet   FEBRUARY 23, 2020 Doors @1pm, Performance @1:30pm Levinson Hall – Pittsburgh JCC 5738 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA $10 Suggested Donation GET TICKETS FACEBOOK LEARN MORE ABOUT THE PROGRAM & GET INVOLVED ____________________ SING A NEW LIGHT is a new program to commemorate…

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Please join us for a PJ Party Havdalah event on Saturday, February 22nd at 5:30pm. We will have a short Havdalah service, pizza, make your own spice bag, and end with cookies and milk! PJs encouraged!  We are asking all families to bring a plate of cookies to share for dessert (peanut and tree nut…

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How do different groups work together to effect change, while being sensitive of each other’s needs? Playback Theatre will lead this workshop. Playback Theatre conducts improvisational storytelling, based on feelings and stories shared by audience members. Playback Theatre is about creating dialogue and connection through the telling, witnessing, and honoring of our life experiences. This…

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When is it appropriate to use terms that are reminiscent of a specific history? And how do we compare the histories of various communities without trivializing each one’s suffering? Online registration is closed. Limited seating may be available at the door. Guest lecturer Dr. Dan J. Puckett’s will lead this discussion. Dr. Puckett’s research interests…

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Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Emmai Alaquiva’s latest photography exhibit is a fully immersive, interactive experience that celebrates the “roots” of our community: the people and histories who have set the foundation for our future. Will also be screening his short documentary “Ghetto Steps.” Online registration closes at noon on 7/9/2019, but walk-ins are welcome to attend!…

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The holidays are around the corner (Hanukah is December 2)! Here is your chance to get a jump on your gift buying. Discover, interact and connect with local and regional artists, vendors and crafters that fuses holiday fun and art together in many forms. You will find something for everyone…expect to see beautiful jewelry, pottery,…

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I wrote about this a few weeks ago, but with the holiday of Shavuot beginning on Tuesday night, I would be remiss to not again promote our community wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot. Shavuot celebrates the Jewish people’s receiving of the Torah. Because of that, the tradition is to stay up all night long studying Torah.…

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