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Important Calendar Dates

Have a great winter break!

Midweek Hebrew classes will resume Thursday, January 3rd
Religious school will resume Sunday, January 6th
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
Save the dates for 2019! 
Shababababa & Shabbat Haverim

Friday, January 4 2019 at 5:45 p.m.
Friday, February 1, 2019 at 5:45 p.m.
Friday, March 1, 2019 at 5:45 p.m.

Rodef Shalom
Youth EECM Night with DG2!
All Ages
Thursday, December 27

Join Yael, Joe, Marissa, and the rest of your friends to help others while on your winter break. We will be cooking, baking, playing games, eating dinner, and ending our evening by serving a meal all together.

Parents are welcomed to join us as well, whether to help around the kitchen or volunteer as drivers to transport kids and food to East End Cooperative Ministries Community House.

Please RSVP to Yael Eads at by Monday, December 24th.
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.
Mitzvah Day!
Tuesday, December 25

Join us on Mitzvah Day as we lend a hand throughout the community.

Registration is OPEN!
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JJEP's Calendar
Dan Eisner
J-JEP Interim Director
412-621-6566 x116
Kate Kim
J-JEP Assistant Director
412-621-6566 x111

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