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Reminder:  JJEP WILL be in session on Sunday, January 27, MLK Weekend.
All sessions will take place at Rodef Shalom

Sunday, January 27 ∙ 9:30am 
The Pope, Capital Punishment, and the Jews

Sunday, February 3 ∙ 9:30am 
Presidents and Adultery: Should we care if public figures cheat on their marriages?

Sunday, February 24 ∙ 9:30am 
Can a Jew Ethically Eat Meat?

Sunday, March 3 ∙ 11:00am 
Is it possible to be good without Tzedakah?
Rabbi Schiff is the Foundation Scholar at the Jewish Foundation and is being made available for this program thanks to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.
In case of a closure or delay:

Winter weather is upon us!  In the event that weather and road conditions are deemed unsafe, J-JEP may cancel religious or Hebrew classes. 

There are four ways to check if J-JEP is closed/delayed due to the weather:
  • Check your email - An email will be sent out only if there is a cancellation or delay.
  • An announcement will be posted to the front page of 
  • An announcement will be posted on J-JEP's Facebook page
  • Check KDKA or WPXI Closures for Rodef Shalom/Beth Shalom Religious School. 
Beth Shalom
CRUSY Kadima Kinnus Registration is now OPEN!
Sign up today and tell all your friends!

Friday, February 1st - Sunday, February 3rd
Congregation Tifereth Israel, Columbus, Ohio

Join us as we get schooled in the School of CRUSY: Kadima Kinnus 2019. Convention will be filled with games, ruach, friends, and a special SURPRISE Saturday night program! Your Kadima Kinnus co-chairs, Sarah Sterns and Jordan Vandersluis, along with the entire CRUSY E-Board have been hard at work planning an incredible weekend for you! Don't miss out, sign up today!
Register Here
Rodef Shalom
All Ages - DG2!
Sunday, January 20

Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at East Liberty Presbyterian Church with lunch together followed by an afternoon of social action projects. RSVP to Yael by Friday, January 18th at Volunteer drivers will be needed and all are welcome to join.
G2 Info Session & Havdalah
Saturday, January 12
6:00pm-7:30pm (Havdalah at 6:15 followed by presentation and Q&A)

Falk Library at Rodef Shalom

Learn more about G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative at this info session and Havdalah service co-led by Rabbi Aaron Bisno and Rabbi Alex Greenbaum.

G2 is a Jewish cohort learning experience for you and your grandchild. Join with other grandparents and grandchildren from Pittsburgh and our Partnership2Gether region, Karmiel/Misgav, for an innovative Jewish experience culminating in a trip to Israel in December 2019.

Check out for more information.
Camp Scholarships Available

Women of Rodef Shalom (WRS) scholarships for Jewish overnight camp are available to children of Congregation members. Eligible campers have attended a Jewish overnight camp at least one time. For application details, contact Sara Segel at The application deadline is February 19, 2019.
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Dan Eisner
J-JEP Interim Director
412-621-6566 x116
Kate Kim
J-JEP Assistant Director
412-621-6566 x111

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