Welcome to our neighborhood!
When you open the doors to Rodef Shalom, you’ll find a community that’s as vibrant and evolving as you are. You’ll discover a diverse congregation engaged in social issues, culture, and learning – a congregation rediscovering Jewish values that give meaning and provide a strong foundation to face the challenges of contemporary life.
Our doors are open to everyone.
Worship With Us
Join us for Shabbat services with beautiful music and meaningful prayer. We welcome interfaith families, the LGBTQIA+ community, visitors, and all generations… and we’re saving a seat for you too.
Learn With Us
We are lifelong learners, from childhood to golden years. Preschool, religious school, or adult education, there are always age-appropriate opportunities to learn at Rodef Shalom.
Engage With Us
Have some fun, make a difference, and deepen relationships… the best way to make the most of our community is to get involved. From social action events to celebratory meals, you'll find something you love at Rodef Shalom.
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In their 15 Minutes with a Mensch Podcast, Rodef Shalom members Bill Battistone and Sarah Greenwald explore various aspects and ideas of modern day Jewish life with guests of all backgrounds and interests. These brief episodes delve into individual practices of faith and culture, Torah teachings, and much more!
- Sun, Jan 29Rodef Shalom Congregation
- Multiple DatesSun, Jan 29Rodef Shalom CongregationJan 29, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PMRodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USARegister to join Rodef Shalom Congregation and Congregation Beth Shalom as we prepare for our annual Purim Carnival. (PLUS: Our annual Purim Carnival Overnight is BACK! You must attend at least one Sunday prep session to participate.)
- Sat, Feb 04Levy Hall
- Sun, Feb 05Rodef Shalom Congregation
- Sun, Feb 05Rodef Shalom Congregation & OnlineFeb 05, 1:00 PMRodef Shalom Congregation & Online, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USAJoin Dor Hadash, Rodef Shalom Congregation, and Tree of Life for an afternoon of Tu B'Shevat activities beginning with a seder, followed by a discussion with Grow Pittsburgh, and a hands-on workshop creating an eco-friendly craft. Register to attend all or just part of the afternoon's programs.
- Sun, Feb 12Rodef Shalom CongregationFeb 12, 2:00 PMRodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USAClassrooms Without Borders in partnership with Rodef Shalom Congregation present My First Sony, an award-winning monodrama, which has toured Israel and the globe to great acclaim and rave reviews for more than 20 years. Suggested Donation is $10. Reserved Seating $25.
- Sun, Feb 12Rodef Shalom Congregation & OnlineFeb 12, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PMRodef Shalom Congregation & Online, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USAThe 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.