Not Your Grandmother’s Kugel

Our Temple First Lady, Carolyn Gibbs, has written a piece about noodle kugel, Jewish mothers-in-law, and really, really big shoes. Enjoy!

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle highlights changes at TOS

This week’s Jewish Chronicle included an article about all the latest happenings at TOS. Check it out here.

Are there Jews on Mars?

Are there Jews on Mars?

Well, not yet, but there could be in a decade or so, if Temple Member Todd Hertzberg gets his way.

The AJL’s Holiday Idea Guide:

. Every country has a few days throughout the year when the country celebrate its national identity. Each has a unique and different way to commemorate their heroes and honor those who dedicated their lives to make the dream a reality. The Agency for Jewish Learning offers the National Holidays Idea Guide as a tool to help families and schools share Israeli traditions and stories and in that way connect with the Homeland.

AJL Hanukkah Idea Guide

AJL Hanukkah Idea Guide

As you begin preparing for your family’s celebration of Hanukkah (and Thanksgiving!) next month, we are pleased to share with you a selection of resources, activities and suggestions for further enhancing your holidays’ celebrations in new and meaningful ways.


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Rabbi Donsky’s column

Hevre, Have you ever been to Mt. Sinai? No, not all the hospitals around the country named after Mt. Sinai (which is interesting in itself). No, the Mt Sinai, where, according to tradition, the Torah was to Moses and the People of Israel. Well, according to our rabbinic sages whether we realize it or not, [...]

Rabbi Donsky spoke about the recent tragedy in Boston this past Friday evening, April 19th, 2013.

Here are his remarks:

Seder Information

Seder Information

Women of Ohav Shalom’s FOUR QUESTIONS F O R  P A S S O V E R   The Women of Ohav Shalom would like to meet the needs of our Temple community, bringing together those without a place for Seder and those who would like to open their home to fellow congregants. Please answer [...]

Central Scholarship Information

 Administered by:   Jewish Family & Children’s Service   5743 Bartlett Street · Pittsburgh, PA 15217 · (412)422-5627 · Fax (412)422-9540  Applications for need-based college scholarships for the 2013-2014 school year are available from the Central Scholarship & Loan Referral Service (CSLRS) of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.  This program is administered by Jewish Family & [...]