Hakesher: March/April 2012

March 8, 2012

Empty Bowls, Why Worship, Every Human Face Reflects the Image of God, Purim & Passover Empathy

Reconnecting: March 12

March 8, 2012

"Liberation & Love" A Weekend with Rabbi Shefa Gold, Music for the Spirit with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Social Action News, and more...

Reconnecting: February 27

February 23, 2012

Empty Bowls Dinner, Celebrate Purim, and more!

Reconnecting: February 13

February 23, 2012

Tzedakah Spaghetti Dinner, Calvary Episcopal/Rodef Shalom Forum, and more!

Reconnecting: January 30

February 23, 2012

Melt Winter's Chill with Dinner & A Movie, Tzedakah Spaghetti Dinner, and more!

Approved: Joint Education Program with Congregation Beth Shalom

February 16, 2012

We are excited to share with you that on Tuesday evening, Rodef Shalom’s Board of Trustees approved a proposal to move forward with conversations regarding collaboration between Rodef Shalom Congregation and Congregation Beth Shalom on a Joint Educational Program.  This same proposal, in broad outlines, was approved by Beth Shalom’s Board of Trustees on October 25, 2011.

White Paper for Rodef Shalom Congregation & Congregation Beth Shalom

February 9, 2012

January 2012 / Tevet 5772
Jointly authored by Rabbi Aaron Bisno and Rabbi Michael Werbow


Both Rodef Shalom Congregation and Beth Shalom Congregation, respectively, were established to ensure the vitality of Jewish life through an intellectually honest engagement with tradition and in keeping with the realities of the day.

Countdown To Haiti, Follow Our Blog

February 1, 2012
Twelve members of our Rodef Shalom community will journey to Haiti in February. Right now, team leader Marian Allen is in Haiti, working in the school and paving the way for our arrival on Sunday, February 5. David is gathering information and ordering materials which he will use to work bring electricity to the building projects in Thomassin.

Reconnecting: January 16

January 23, 2012

Town Hall Meeting, Jewish Family Concerns Series, Board of Trustee Nominations, Pursuer of Peace 2012, Family Center Soup Sale, and more!

Family Center Soup Sale Order Form

January 12, 2012
Warm up with a bowl of soup made with love by Sisterhood members, while supporting The Family Center's activities and programs!