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High Holidays of Hope: Rosh Hashanah UPstanders
Sep
30
3:00 PM15:00

High Holidays of Hope: Rosh Hashanah UPstanders

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The piercing sound of the ancient shofar will inspire us to move from being bystanders to UPstanders.
These community leaders will share their passions:

Leah Lizarondo, 412 Food Rescue, "Food Justice"

Tammy Thompson, Circles Greater Pittsburgh, "The Cycle of
Intergenerational Poverty"

Kristy Trautmann, FISA Foundation - SWPA Says No More, "Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault"

Engage in guided conversations with neighbors
• Circulate among tabling organizations and learn more about getting -involved
• Special Rosh Hashanah snacks
• Casual attire

Presented by JCC Pittsburgh’s Center for Lovingkindness with community Partners: Makom HaLev, Repair The World Pittsburgh, 412 Food Rescue, Kesher Pittsburgh, Circles Greater Pittsburgh, Congregation Dor Hadash, Southwest PA Says NO MORE, and Tiferet

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High Holidays of Hope: Forgiveness and Repentance
Oct
9
3:00 PM15:00

High Holidays of Hope: Forgiveness and Repentance

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Gather on the holiest day of the year to explore the role that forgiveness and repentance have in our daily lives and in light of traumatic circumstances.

Our conversation features:

Dan Leger, Longtime Member of Congregation Dor Hadash • Retired Hospice Nurse and Certified Clinical Chaplain • Survivor of October 27 Pittsburgh Synagogue Massacre

Ivy Schamis, Social Studies Teacher • Survivor, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting in Parkland, FL

Moderated by Rev. Tim Smith, CEO of Center of Life in Hazelwood

Presented by JCC Pittsburgh’s Center for Lovingkindness with community Partners: 10/27 Healing Partnership, Makom HaLev, Congregation Dor Hadash, Kesher Pittsburgh, Repair The World Pittsburgh, and Tiferet

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Kesher Pittsburgh Start-of-the-Summer Kabbalat Shabbat
Jun
15
6:00 PM18:00

Kesher Pittsburgh Start-of-the-Summer Kabbalat Shabbat

Join us for a magical and musical summertime celebration Kabbalat Shabbat - we'll be celebrating the end of the school year and offering blessings for summer adventures ahead...

What: A peer-led, post-denominational, non-institutional Kabbalat Shabbat experience complete with music, prayer, reflection and connection + Shabbatluck dinner

When: Friday 15 June, 6pm for a 6:30pm start

Where: TBC - hopefully somewhere outside where we can cookout!

We are everyone-friendly and welcome family, friends, allies and spiritual seekers of all ages and faith practices, so please spread the word and help our community grow. 

Please RSVP to let us know that you're coming...and keep an eye out for the menu list soon!

With love and blessings,
Keshira haLev and the Kesher Pittsburgh crew

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