Reconnecting: February 4, 2013

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Reconnecting: January 7, 2013

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Reconnecting: January 21, 2013

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Hakesher: January/February 2013

February 28, 2013

Purim, The Warmth of Community, and Artist-In-Residence Dan Nichols

Inclusion Must Happen in Word and Deed

January 24, 2013

This article was originally written for "Connections" Newsletter, published by a consortium of six agencies with the mission of encouraging, supporting and recognizing the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of Jewish life in the Pittsburgh community. and is available online.


#1 Story of 2012

January 3, 2013

The Jewish Chronicle heralds the joining of our religious school with Beth Shalom as the #1 story of 2012!

The Year 2012 brought an unprecedented collaboration between the religious schools of Conservative Congregation Beth Shalom, and Rodef Shalom, a Reform congregation.

J-JEP’s First Official Newsletter

December 28, 2012

Dive into J-JEP’s first official Newsletter, The Religious School Times. In this edition, you’ll hear from the Program Co-Directors; Susan Loether and Liron Lipinsky, as they talk about our successful first semester. You’ll also get a glimpse of what our students are up to in the classroom. Although everyone loves a good spoiler, we are not going to leak too much information.

A Prayer of Healing from the Tragedy in Newtown

December 27, 2012

This prayer was shared at Shabbat services over the weekend, and originally comes from Rabbi Naomi Levy, posted on

The Potential for Change

December 20, 2012

This original message comes from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and has been re-posted in its entirety.

Dear friends,

I know you share the sadness and pain I feel in the wake of the tragic violence in Newtown, CT. Our hearts and prayers are with the victims and their loved ones.