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Judaism

Pittsburgh Region

  • Adat Shalom Synagogue
    Adat Shalom is a community synagogue located in the Fox Chapel area of Pittsburgh.
  • American Jewish Museum
    The American Jewish Museum at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh explores Jewish art, history and culture.
  • Bet Tikvah
    an alternative synagogue for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered community, their family and friends.
  • Beth Samuel Jewish Center
    810 Kennedy Drive, Ambridge, Beaver County. The Beth Samuel Jewish Center was established in the early 20th century and now serves families throughout Pittsburgh's northern and western suburbs. Enhanced by the diversity of our members, our Reconstructionist congregation includes families with backgrounds in all Jewish movements.
  • Chabad House on Campus in Pittsburgh
    A Jewish student organization serving all area universities that provides an exciting variety of social, educational, and cultural programming for all Jewish students, from holiday celebrations to concerts, Shabbat meals to hands-on Jewish experiences, social activities to Torah study groups.
  • Hillel of Pittsburgh (University Center)
    Serving Jewish students at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Jewish Chronicle of Pittsburgh
    A weekly independent newspaper serving the Jewish community of southwestern Pennsylvania with 8,000 print subscribers. Contains a comprehensive directory of local congregations.
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
    Jewish Community Centers serving Squirrel and the South Hills. Offers many recreational and cultural programs.
  • Jewish Family and Children's Services
    Offers vocational services, counseling and mental health services, services for the elderly, scholarships and loans...
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
    A central fundraising and planning agency for the Jewish community of Pittsburgh
  • Jewish Women's Center of Pittsburgh, Inc.
    an independent volunteer-run organization that provides ritual, study, festival celebrations and other resources to Jewish women interested in exploring their Judaism in a feminist context.
  • National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh, Oral History Project
    Over a span of 32 years, between 1968 and 2001, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), Pittsburgh Section, conducted more than 500 oral history interviews focused on the Jewish community – the history, the traditions, the contributions – of its members.
  • Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival
    The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival is an annual spring concert series devoted to improving cultural life for Pittsburgh’s Jewish and artistic communities at large. The Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival is unique in its devotion to Jewish-themed classical music by Jewish composers and influenced by Jewish musical traditions.
  • Rodef Shalom Congregation
    The oldest Jewish congregation in western Pennsylvania, chartered in 1856 and located at Fifth and Morewood Avenues, Pittsburgh PA.
  • Temple David
    Monroeville, east of Pittsburgh
  • Temple Emanuel of the South Hills
    a UAHC-affiliated Reform Jewish congregation located in the South Hills of Pittsburgh PA offering a full range of programs for worship, study and community.
  • Temple Sinai
    Temple Sinai is a reform Jewish congregation in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA, that is affiliated with the Union of American Hebrew Congregations.
  • Young Israel of Greater Pittsburgh
    Young Israel of Pittsburgh was founded in 1974 by an energetic collection of students and young families as an orthodox minyan known for its humor, family orientation and commitment to Israel.
 

United States

  • American Jewish Archives
    Located on the Cincinnati campus of Hebrew Union College
  • American Jewish Committee
    An advocacy group for Jews in the United States
  • B'nai B'rith International
    Founded in 1843, B'nai B'rith International is universally recognized as one of the world's largest and oldest Jewish human rights, community action, and humanitarian organizations.
  • PBS: "A Life Apart: Hasidism in America
    A 90-minute in-depth documentary about the distinctive, traditional Eastern European religious community in New York City.
  • Rabbinical Council of America
    A professional organization of 1000 Orthodox Rabbis.
  • Union for Reform Judaism
    "The Union for Reform Judaism, the central body of the Reform Movement in North America, was founded in Cincinnati in 1873 by Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise as the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. It has grown from an initial membership of 34 congregations in 28 cities to more than 900 congregations in the United States, Canada, the Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. It is the largest Jewish movement in North America and represents an estimated 1.5 million Jews."
    • Reform Judaism
      Taking root over 125 years ago under the leadership of Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, Reform Judaism is the oldest and largest Jewish movement in North America. Reform Jews differ from more ritually observant Jews because they recognize that their sacred heritage has evolved and adapted over the centuries and that it must continue to do so.
  • United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism
    Their website will help you find a synagogue or kosher restaurant