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Events & Programs

SundaySun, 30 OctOctober, 2022

Klezmer & More! with Seth Kibel

Sunday, Oct 30th 7:30p to 9:00pWoodwind wizard Seth Kibel, along with his piano accompanist, will entertain and delight with a program focused on upbeat klezmer music along with some detours into Yiddish folksong and theatre classics with historical commentary between the selections.


SundaySun, 13 NovNovember, 2022

Israel’s Moment with Jeffrey Herf

Sunday, Nov 13th 7:30p to 9:00pIsrael’s Moment is a major new account of how a Jewish state came to be forged in the shadow of World War Two, the Holocaust ,and the onset of the Cold War.


SundaySun, 11 DecDecember, 2022

Dying to Die: Jewish Approaches to Final Interventions with Dr. Jonathan Crane

Sunday, Dec 11th 7:30p to 9:00pMany people feel compelled to intervene in someone’s dying, to forestall it, ameliorate its intensity, or perhaps hasten it. Such impulses are not new, of course. Religious traditions have long wrestled with practical and ethical implications of such interventions. This talk surveys Jewish perspectives on many of these features. Cosponsored with The Haberman Institute.


SundaySun, 22 JanJanuary, 2023

The Tree of Life Shooting and the Soul of a Neighborhood with Mark Oppenheimer

Sunday, Jan 22nd 7:30p to 9:00pFor his book about the Squirrel Hill community in the aftermath of the country’s deadliest antisemitic attack ever, Mark Oppenheimer traveled to Pittsburgh 32 times and interviewed 250 people. He’ll share with us lessons learned on hope and resilience.



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Sat, October 1 2022 6 Tishrei 5783