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High Holy Days
2022

Our High Holy Day website has all the information you'll need for attending our holiday and festival services and events.
 

Whether in person or online, we invite you to join us as our community comes together to reflect and reconnect in this new year.

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Featured Events

  • Women of Rodef Shalom Book Series: The Promise
    Oct 02, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Aaron Court, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Join us for light refreshments and a book review by Jacques Besnainou, Chief Commerical Officer of Westinghouse and author of The Promise: A Tale of Two Families Betrayed by France and Saved by the French.
  • Service of Remembrance
    Sun, Oct 02
    West View Cemetery
    Oct 02, 11:00 AM
    West View Cemetery, 4720 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15229, USA
    As we prepare for a new year, so do we reflect on our past, remembering those no longer with us. Mark this season by joining Rabbi Henry at Rodef Shalom's West View Cemetery for this brief and intimate service.
  • theRSTY Sips at Starbucks
    Sun, Oct 02
    Starbucks
    Oct 02, 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
    Starbucks, 5310 Liberty Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Want to learn about our program? Want to hang out with friends? Meet Marissa after J-JEP at Starbucks to spend some time together.
  • Tashlich
    Sun, Oct 02
    Frick Park
    Oct 02, 5:00 PM
    Frick Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    At Tashlich, we begin the new year symbolically casting off last year’s sins by tossing pebbles or bread crumbs into a body of water. This year, we are taking part in “Reverse Tashlich,” and will be cleaning up stream beds in Frick Park, thereby removing human “sins” from the water.
  • Pizza in the Hut Sukkot Celebration (Grades K-4)
    Oct 09, 12:00 PM
    Sukkah, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Celebrate Sukkot with a festive meal, outdoor games, Sukkot crafts, and lots more.
  • Shake Your Lulav & Celebrate Sukkot
    Sun, Oct 09
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace
    Oct 09, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Meet us in the sukkah for snacks and beverages made from locally harvested fruits and grains. You can participate in the mitzvot of waving the lulav and get crafty while chatting with our new members and catching up with long-time Rodef Shalom friends. 
  • Storytime in the Sukkah
    Wed, Oct 12
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace
    Oct 12, 1:00 PM
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Families with young children are invited to join Librarian Sam Siskind and Family Center Director Mimsie Leyton for storytime, a Sukkot craft, and a snack.
  • Family Center Picnic in the Sukkah
    Fri, Oct 14
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace
    Oct 14, 11:30 AM
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Pack a lunch and join us for fun under our outdoor sukkah. You don't have to be a member of our preschool to participate; all families with young children are invited. Following lunch, we'll be making candied apples for dessert!
  • I Didn't Know That!  Sukkot Edition
    Sun, Oct 16
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace
    Oct 16, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Sukkah on Deaktor Terrace, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Hang out with Rabbi Jessica Locketz in the Sukkah and learn some of the more interesting facts about building the sukkah and dwelling in it.
  • “Return to the Cabaret!” Concert
    Sun, Oct 16
    Freehof Hall and Streaming Online
    Oct 16, 7:00 PM
    Freehof Hall and Streaming Online, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Rodef Shalom Brotherhood presents the East Winds Symphonic Band in a Music with a Mission Cabaret concert celebrating music from stage and screen. Light refreshments and setups provided, BYO wine. Free admission or live stream. Donations to the JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry are welcomed.
  • Wise Aging Group
    Meets Monthly
    Rodef Shalom and Online
    Meets Monthly
    Rodef Shalom and Online, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    This cohort experience is designed for Jewish adults 55 and older who are open to conversations about what it means not just to get older but to age wisely. The group will meet monthly using the book Wise Aging: Living with Joy, Resilience, and Spirit.
  • I'm Jewish! Now what?!
    October 2022 - May 2023
    Rodef Shalom
    October 2022 - May 2023
    Rodef Shalom, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    This cohort experience is designed for Rodef Shalom members up to age 35 who want to build Jewish practice skills, make connections, and grow relationships.
 

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