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A Conversation with Holocaust Survivor Albert Farhy

Nov 9, 2023 | 6:00 am - 12:00 am

The first of our "Elizabeth Sylvian Memorial Lectures," which address issues related to the Holocaust, including lessons still to be learned and implications for the 21st century. This program also marks the 85th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "night of broken glass," the organized pogrom against Jews in Nazi Germany.

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Continuing Legal Education: The Nuremberg Laws Led to Kristallnacht

Nov 9, 2023 | 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Eighty-five years have passed since November 9, 1938 – Kristallnacht. On the 85th commemoration, it is important to explore the role that the law played in setting the scene for that terrible night. How did the Nuremberg laws lead to Kristallnacht and the Holocaust that followed? What does that tell us about the power of the law?

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Jewish Federation Adult Learning Series: Torah 2

Oct 9, 2023 - May 13, 2024 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Understanding the Torah and what it asks of us is perhaps one of the most important things that a Jew can learn. In Torah 2, Rabbi Schiff will explore the second half of Leviticus and all of Numbers and Deuteronomy. This is a great opportunity to get a systematic understanding of Judaism’s foundational text.

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Jewish Federation Adult Learning Series: The God Class

Sep 27, 2023 - Dec 6, 2023 | 9:30 am - 10:30 am

The discussion of Jewish views of God and how they’ve developed through the ages. This course, led by Rabbi Schiff, is going to examine deeply what it means to relate to God.

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Jewish Federation Adult Learning Series: Ethics and Crossroads

Sep 20, 2023 - May 15, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

How do Jewish teachings shed light on contemporary issues such as the environment, inter-personal relationships, end-of-life decisions, and stem-cell research? This course explores the wisdom of rabbis and thinkers.

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Preserving, Improving, and Celebrating the Quality of Life in Squirrel Hill

For over fifty years, the Coalition has been an active and important link in the community. It has served as a sounding board for new ideas, as well as a “watchdog” in the areas of public safety, education, residential quality, the business district, and parks and open space. With its focus on the quality of life in the 14th Ward, SHUC continues to monitor activities and future developments in the community through a range of standing committees.

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