What is Tisha B’Av, the saddest day in the Jewish calendar? What are we mourning in the present day? How do we experience and support each other through grief as a Jewish community? Join Moishe House Pittsburgh, Ratzon: Center for Healing and Resistance, and Rabbi Ron Symons from the JCC’s Center for Loving Kindness to…

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Let’s gather together in song and connection as we say a sweet farewell to Shabbat. Don your favorite comfy PJs and awaken our senses together as we prepare for the week ahead! WHAT YOU NEED: A candle (braided ideally but any candle will do) A cup of wine or fruit of the vine (or some…

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As quarantine carries on, Kabbalat Shabbat can be a great way to mark time and punctuate the week with connection and joy.  Join us for songs, prayers, blessings and togetherness with Keshira and Tim along with special Kohenet guests – this promises to be a Kabbalat Shabbat of much goodness and beauty!

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Rabbi Menachem Creditor will be the Scholar-in-Residence at Temple Emanuel of South Hills February 28 and 29, 2020 as part of the Sajowitz Endowment Fund Weekend. Rabbi Creditor serves as the Pearl and Ira Meyer Scholar in Residence at UJA-Federation New York. Previously he led Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley, CA, and is the founder…

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New exhibition features artists DS Kinsel, Ebtehal Badawi, photographer Brian Cohen, with additional work contributed from the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh. In partnership with Repair the World, Bend The Arc, BOOM Concepts, Rauh Jewish History Program & Archives | Heinz History Center, The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh and the East End Cooperative Ministry. This multimedia…

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The Pride Tribe and Women of Temple Sinai (WoTS) are partnering to present the annual Pride Seder, which will take a form reminiscent of the traditional Passover seder, but will share stories and hardships of LGBTQ life, celebrate the freedoms that have been achieved, and explore freedoms not yet gained. e welcome LGBTQ individuals beyond…

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Join the Pride Tribe at Temple Sinai for our 5th Annual Pride Shabbat. When we recognize diversity and make genuine inclusion our practice, we build a richer community for all of our congregants. Through it, we give voice to our LGBTQ members and give everyone some new ways of looking at the world. All are…

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Join Temple Sinai for an engaging evening focusing on Jewish LGBTQ+ experiences. Rabbi Lisa Grushcow is the author of Writing the Wayward Wife: Rabbinic Interpretations of Sotah and the editor of The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality. She is the Senior Rabbi at Temple Emanu-El-Beth Sholom in Montreal. Sponsored by the Pamela K. Wiles Fund…

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Temple Emanuel’s LGBTQ+ Task Force is excited to bring Evan Wolfson to speak at Temple Emanuel on February 7, 2019 at 7 pm.  Mr. Wolfson will speak on “Making More Progress for Gay & Transgender People in our Community, Pennsylvania, the US, and the World: What Can We Do?” Mr. Wolfson is an internationally recognized…

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