Rosh Hashana

Tribute in Light to the Twin Towers

Reach for the Positive

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 11, 2020

I write this message on a tragic day for America as we remember those murdered nineteen years ago.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Apples & Honey for Everyone

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 23, 2016

This Sunday, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Shalom Pittsburgh program that conducts outreach and engagement to young adults will hold its 6th Annual Apples and Honey Festival in Schenley Park. The weather forecast looks absolutely fantastic. For those coming in from the South Hills – traffic should be much lighter than it has been […]

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Thinking about the New Year, Remembering 9/11, on this Shabbat

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 11, 2015

9/11, Shabbat and Rosh Hashana are all smooshed together in my mind. I’m thinking about the New Year with new possibilities.  The apples and honey and my wife’s honey cake will all be devoured starting on Sunday night in the expectation of a sweet year.  But today, hours before the restfulness of Shabbat settles in, […]

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