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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
  • Holiday Toy and Gift Card Drive
    Holiday Toy and Gift Card Drive
    Sun, Dec 03
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Dec 03, 2023, 8:00 AM – Dec 10, 2023, 2:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dec 03, 2023, 8:00 AM – Dec 10, 2023, 2:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Our Community Outreach & Social Action Committee will be collecting new toys and gift cards (Target, Walmart, Visa etc.) December 3-10 for our friends at Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Homewood to distribute to under-resourced families this holiday season.
  • Christian Jewish Dialogue
    Christian Jewish Dialogue
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Dec 07
    Zoom
    Dec 07, 2023, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom
    Dec 07, 2023, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Zoom
    Facilitated by local clergy from Jewish & Christian backgrounds, this monthly discussion explores topics of similarities and differences.
  • Hanukkah Online
    Hanukkah Online
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Dec 07
    Zoom
    Dec 07, 2023, 5:30 PM – 5:45 PM
    Zoom
    Dec 07, 2023, 5:30 PM – 5:45 PM
    Zoom
    Join us on Zoom this Hanukkah as we light candles together, sharing the light from inside our homes.
  • Shabbat Hanukkah
    Shabbat Hanukkah
    Fri, Dec 08
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Dec 08, 2023, 5:15 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dec 08, 2023, 5:15 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bring your Hanukkah menorah and join us before Shabbat services as we light our menorahs together. Stay after services to celebrate with latkes, sufganiyot, and more! RSVPs are not required but are appreciated.
  • Latkepalooza
    Latkepalooza
    Sun, Dec 10
    Congregation Beth Shalom
    Dec 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Dec 10, 2023, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Games, crafts, prizes, donuts and latkes! Everyone is welcome to join us for J-JEP Religious School's annual community Hanukkah celebration at Congregation Beth Shalom. $5 per person or $20 per family at the door.
  • Women of Rodef Shalom Book Review
    Women of Rodef Shalom Book Review
    Sun, Dec 10
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Dec 10, 2023, 11:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dec 10, 2023, 11:00 AM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Please join us for brunch followed by Cantor Toby Glaser reviewing Michael Chabon's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay.
  • Youth Hanukkah Celebration
    Youth Hanukkah Celebration
    Wed, Dec 13
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Dec 13, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dec 13, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    All kindergarten-12th graders are invited to light our congregational Hanukkiah with our JJEP friends and then stay for a pizza dinner, crafts, games, and a social action activity.
  • OUTrageous Bingo
    OUTrageous Bingo
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, Dec 16
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Dec 16, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Dec 16, 2023, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Come OUT and join the LGBTQ+ community in Pittsburgh for an OUTrageous evening of Bingo and entertainment! Proceeds benefit the PGH Equality Center and Shepherd Wellness Community.
  • Intro to Judaism
    Intro to Judaism
    Sun, Jan 07
    Various Locations & Online
    Jan 07, 2024, 2:00 PM
    Various Locations & Online
    Jan 07, 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.
  • Wise Aging Group
    Wise Aging Group
    Multiple Dates
    Mon, Jan 08
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jan 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jan 08, 2024, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Join Rabbis Sharyn Henry and Jessica Locketz for this experience designed for Jewish adults 55 and older; anyone open to conversations about what it means not just to get older but to age wisely. Free for Members · $72 for non-members
  • Lunch Time Liturgy
    Lunch Time Liturgy
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jan 11
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Jan 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Jan 11, 2024, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Bring your own lunch and join Cantor Glaser to look at the prayers of Kabbalat Shabbat—the opening psalms and prayers of the Shabbat evening service. This class will be recorded for those unable to attend. Free for Members and $54 for non-members.
  • Roy Sonne: Violin Favorites
    Roy Sonne: Violin Favorites
    Mon, Mar 25
    Rodef Shalom Congregation
    Mar 25, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Mar 25, 2024, 7:00 PM
    Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Sonne returns with musical selections reflecting his life as a violinist. This concert is a program of the Music and More at Rodef Shalom series. The series is supported in part by a grant from Seth Stark in memory of his father, Sidney Stark, Jr.

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