• Worship With Us

    Join us for Shabbat services with beautiful music and meaningful prayer. We welcome Interfaith families, the LGBT community, visitors, and all generations… and we’re saving a seat for you too.

  • 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.

  • 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. 


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Sisterhood Remembrance Fund

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Would you like to honor someone special or a special occasion? Sisterhood’s Remembrance Fund is a great way to do just that! For every contribution, a card is sent to the honoree notifying them of the sender (but not the amount!).

Library Fund–$5*
Glick Children’s Library–$15**
Lippman Library–$25**
Restoration Fund–$10*

**single volume with bookplate

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Shabbat Guide

Everthing you need to know about Shabbat including blessings, recipes, cheatsheets, kids activities, & of course... CHALLAH!

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Plan Your Event

Our fully accessible facility can host groups of 4 or 400, learn more why we are such a popular venue for nonprofits and local gatherings.

Event Rentals

Book Launch

Be the first to receive a copy of The Seventeenth Generation about our own beloved Rabbi Walter Jacob. Your rsvp includes a signed copy of the book.

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Email Newsletter

Sign up to get news and updates delivered to your inbox including our weekly Shalom-A-Gram newsletter.

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Biblical Garden

Visit the biblical lands, right on Fifth Avenue with this year's special exhibit "Abraham the Shepherd: The Search for Grains & Grasses."

Opening: June 2

Sisterhood Gift Corner

Gear up for Hanukkah with unique housewares, homemade gifts, and Judaica curated with care by Sisterhood members.

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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

New To Pittsburgh?

Looking for a new Jewish home in your new city? Learn more about our services and what it's like to be a part of the Rodef Shalom family.

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4905 Fifth Avenue, Shadyside
(412) 621-6566

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"My House shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples." Isaiah 56:7

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