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Welcome to our neighborhood!

When you open the doors to Rodef Shalom Congregation, you’ll find a community that’s as vibrant and evolving as you are. You’ll discover a diverse congregation made up of friends, families, seekers, and searchers.

Our doors are open to everyone. 

Events
Featured Events
  • Dog Days of Summer
    Dog Days of Summer
    Multiple Dates
    Sun, Jun 23
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jun 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jun 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Well-behaved pets are welcome to join us in the Biblical Garden each Sunday!
  • Wine and Cheese in the Garden
    Wine and Cheese in the Garden
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jun 25
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
    Jun 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jun 25, 2024, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Enjoy a summer evening schmoozing with fellow young professionals in our Garden.
  • Living with Loss: A Field Guide to Navigating Grief and Moving Forward
    Living with Loss: A Field Guide to Navigating Grief and Moving Forward
    Sun, Jun 30
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jun 30, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jun 30, 2024, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Losing a loved one is hard. Join us for this free program and hear from highly regarded experts who will help us find ways to understand and manage grief while continuing to live a full life. Free and open to the public. Advance registration is required.
  • Biblical Garden Docent Led Tours
    Biblical Garden Docent Led Tours
    Multiple Dates
    Wed, Jul 03
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
    Jul 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jul 03, 2024, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Join us for free, docent-led tours of the Biblical Botanical Garden! For groups of 8 or more, please contact biblicalgarden@rodefshalom.org to schedule a tour.
  • Meet the Animals: A Petting Zoo Experience
    Meet the Animals: A Petting Zoo Experience
    Wed, Jul 10
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jul 10, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jul 10, 2024, 10:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
  • Story Time in the Garden
    Story Time in the Garden
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, Jul 23
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
    Jul 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jul 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Young children and their grownups are invited to join Librarian Sam Siskind for a story in our garden followed by a crafty activity!
  • Garden Party with Craig Davis Jazz
    Garden Party with Craig Davis Jazz
    Wed, Jul 24
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jul 24, 2024, 6:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Rendezvous in our garden for a FREE live performance with Craig Davis Jazz. Join us for drinks and hors d'ouvres as they bring the swinging sounds of the jazz age back to life. Made possible by the generosity of the Goldstein Entertainment Endowment.
  • Shabbat with You
    Shabbat with You
    Sat, Aug 03
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Aug 03, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aug 03, 2024, 9:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Families with young children are invited to spend Shabbat morning in the Family Center! Drop in for a light breakfast, play date, sing-a-long with Cantor Toby, and a Shabbat activity with Family Center Director Ellie Feibus. $5 per family.
  • Lunch Time Liturgy: High Holy Days
    Lunch Time Liturgy: High Holy Days
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Aug 08
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Aug 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Aug 08, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bring your lunch and join Cantor Glaser for a look at the liturgy of the High Holy Days. Free for Members and $54 for non-members.
  • Intro to Judaism
    Intro to Judaism
    Sun, Sep 15
    Various Locations & Online
    Sep 15, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Various Locations & Online
    Sep 15, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Various Locations & Online
    The Greater Pittsburgh Jewish Clergy Association (GPJCA) proudly presents Introduction to Judaism. The course welcomes anyone interested in growing in their knowledge of the Jewish faith who would like a nuanced, egalitarian, and beginner-intermediate course on Judaism.