Yom Kippur

Yom Kippur with Kesher Pittsburgh

Monday, September 25, 2023 @ 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM EDT
Private, Address Given Upon RSVP
Pittsburgh, PA United States

Yom Kippur day will offer a variety of modalities through which we can reflect, connect, and make teshuvah (return) 9:00am Embodied Practice that will awaken our body in gratitude for the day 10:00am ET Musical Shacharit* (morning prayers) 3:00pm ET High Holidays of Hope: Reconciliation: Moving Beyond Past Offenses and Building Relationships at JCC Squirrel […]

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Senior Exercise Class

We Accomplish So Much Together

Sunday, May 26 @ 6:26 PM EDT

Judaism recognizes the power and necessity of the collective.

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Yom Kippur

“…and on Yom Kippur it is Sealed”

Sunday, May 26 @ 6:26 PM EDT

When we all recited the prayer of Unetaneh Tokef last year at the beginning of 5779, none of us knew what would happen on October 27, 2018.

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Shabbat Shalom

Sunday, May 26 @ 6:26 PM EDT

While sitting in my synagogue during Yom Kippur services, I reread the “Al Cheyt” prayer in English. As you probably know, during this prayer we ask for forgiveness for the transgressions WE have made. They are recited in the plural, not the singular. It is done so because we are a community apologizing for our […]

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Break Your Fast and Bridge the Future

Sunday, May 26 @ 6:26 PM EDT

On Wednesday we fast for Yom Kippur.  On Thursday at our Annual Meeting, our Federation will celebrate accomplishments for the past year and look towards the challenges we hope to conquer in the coming year.  And the only comparison I’ll draw between the two is that, in a sense, Yom Kippur is the Annual meeting […]

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

Sunday, May 26 @ 6:26 PM EDT

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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