Posts Tagged ‘Community’

Holocaust Center Community Conversations Series: Inclusivity and Activism

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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Holocaust Center Community Conversations Series: The Jim Crow South and Nazi Racial Science

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? Guest lecturer Dr. Dan J. Puckett’s will lead this discussion. Dr. Puckett’s research interests are in the Holocaust and Southern Jewish history, and he has published…

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Optic Voices Exhibit Opening & Screening of “Ghetto Steps” at Holocaust Center

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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NA’AMAT Pittsburgh Holiday Marketplace

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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Community Tikkun Leil Shavuot

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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