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Synagogue Sustainability Symposium | Sunday, June 22, 2014
12:00 PM to 04:00 PM

Synagogue Sustainability Symposium is for congregational leadership to explore sustainability processes for synagogue growth that are looking for methods of growth and development to help secure their future. Time: 12:00pm - 4:00pm.

For more information or to register, contact Rabbi Scott Aaron, , or (412) 521-1101 x3208.

Hebrew Ulpan: Israeli-Style Hebrew Ulpan, Summer 2014 with the Agency for Jewish Learning
June 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 6 - 9 p.m.; June 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Going to Israel this summer? Want to brush up on your Hebrew? Join us for an Israeli-style Hebrew Ulpan! 19 hours of Hebrew for new and continuing students in six days of engaging and joyful study for adults and families, in small classes with experienced faculty and impressive results. View the course flyer   |   Register online


  • June 3, 2014 ~ 6 Sivan 5774  |  Tikkun Leil Shavuot, 10pm - 1amPittsburgh Community-Wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot | June 3, 2014 ~ 6 Sivan 5774

    Join us for the 6th annual community-wide Tikkun Leil Shavuot program at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill. Free and open to the community! The evening features three hours of study, from 10:00 pm to 1:00 am, with several classes to choose from during each hour.  View the schedule of this year's classes or view the complete flier

    Learn with a multi-denominational variety of rabbis and scholars from across our community! Bring our Pittsburgh community into a true K’lal Yisrael center of learning. Light dairy and parve refreshments between classes.

    New this year: Teen Tikkun - Classes at 10 and 11 for teens! View flier

    • Location: Jewish Community Center, Squirrel Hill. No reservations required.
    • For more information, contact Rabbi Scott Aaron, AJL Community Scholar, (412) 521-1101 x3208 ().

  • June 1, 2014 | AJL Annual Meeting and Unsung Jewish Heroes TributeUnsung Jewish Heroes 2014

    By kindling their students’ love of learning, the Unsung Jewish Heroes awardees ensure a vibrant and thriving future for our community. It is the teachers and dedicated volunteers in our Jewish educational institutions who provide our children with the foundation they need to build a righteous world. We are grateful for these devoted educators in our day schools, early childhood centers, and synagogue religious schools, and we thank each one for their dedication to Jewish learning and building Jewish life in Pittsburgh. See who this year’s Heroes are!

    View photos from the event  |  View the tribute book