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 & [...]

Rabbi Donsky’s Column – December 3rd

Hevre, During the past many weeks we have been blessed with the celebration of a great many B’nai Mitzvah – actually since last spring with a brief break over the summer months – we have been enjoying some delicious fruits of the labors of so many families who came together to put this congregation “on [...]

PiiN Meeting Reminder

Dear Friends, Please join us on Sunday, December 2nd from 9:30 – 11:0am (with bagels, juice and coffee)! Learn about Pennsylvania Interfaith Impact Network and how our membership can strengthen our efforts to engage members in creating a more vibrant Jewish community here at TOS! Temple Sinai is one of PIIN’s most active and engaged congregations. [...]

Rabbi’s Column – November 19

Who is in your Community? Hevre, What does Judaism teach us about war, the value of human life, the right to defend oneself?  As Judaism is a tradition of this world, for this world, there is much that has been said and taught – some of it influenced by the gross lack of value of [...]

Rabbi’s Column – Nov 12

Hevre, More than thirty years ago, our reform movement, known then as the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, under the leadership of the late Rabbi Alexander Schindler, z’l, open wide the doors to North Americans who were interested in what Judaism might have to offer those born into another faith community or those without a [...]