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Share and Celebrate Our Heritage and Identity Our Talmud proclaims that “When the month of Adar begins, we increase our joy”. Well, we are now into the month of Adar and one of our great, joyful Jewish holidays, Purim, begins on Saturday night. I encourage everyone to find a place to hear the Purim story by listening to the reading of the Megillah of Esther. Synagogues throughout our Pittsburgh area will have all different types of experiences.
Men's Philanthropy Conversations that Count presentsBalancing Jewish Faith with Political LifeMarch 29, 5:30 - 7:00 PMDon't miss this panel discussion led by Jewish Community Foundation Scholar, Rabbi Danny Schiff. Featuring Representative Dan Frankel, Councilman Dan Gilman, and Councilman Corey O'Connor.
Yom HaZikaron Israel's Memorial Day ServiceApril 30, 8:00 PMHonoring soldiers who gave their lives in the defense of the State of Israel and victims of terrorist attacks. Hosted by the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. Admission is FREE. No registration required.
Community-wide Celebration for Yom Ha'atzmautIsrael's 69th Independence DayMay 2, 4:00 - 6:30 PMPlay, Dance, Sing, Eat and Celebrate from 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm. Admission is FREE. No registration required. In case of rain, all activities will be held inside CDS gym.
Matisyahu Live and AcousticCelebrating Yom Ha'atzmautMay 2, 6:30 PMThe festivities continue into the night with a live, acoustic concert with Matisyahu! In case of rain, concert will be held in Taylor Allderdice High School's auditorium. Admission is FREE. To guarantee admission in case of rain, register online.
Israel StoryLive multi-media performanceApril 27, 7:00 PMIsrael Story is an Israeli radio broadcast, inspired by THIS AMERICAN LIFE, that shares stories about Israel and its diversity and culture based on interviews of everyday Israelis from all walks of life.