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Coming Events in the Community - Squirrel Hill
Apr 11, 2014 in Articles

One Woman Farm - CSA Farm SharesPickups will be located at the JCC, Robinson Building, 5738 Darlington Road, Squirrel HillFor more information and to sign up, go to http://www.onewomanfarm.com/owf-csa-optionsPittsburgh Jewish Music Festival Presents "Anne Frank: A Living Voice” Monday, May 19, 7:30 pm A major work for female voices and strings…


Squirrel Hill Open House
Apr 11, 2014 in Articles

Squirrel Hill Open House - Open to everybodyPlease stop in anytime on Sunday, April 27, and see what the JCC is all about! You can: Bring a Friend for FREEWork out in our Fitness Center and treat yourself to our whirlpool, steamroom and sauna! (must be over 18+)Try our Family GymPlay…


Pickleball at the JCC South Hills
Apr 11, 2014 in Articles

Pickleball Comes to the JCC South Hills Pickleball, which is part tennis and part badminton, is a simple paddle game played using a large paddle to hit a special perforated, slow-moving ball over a tennis-type net on a badminton-sized court. Easy to learn, appropriate and fun for all ages, the sport…


Pittsburgh Jewish Community Scorecard
Apr 8, 2014 in Articles

Are enrollment numbers in our Jewish schools growing or declining? How many people attend Kol Nidre services in Pittsburgh every year? How many seniors live in a Jewish residential facility in the community?To learn more about our community and to follow the trends, sign up for updates from the Pittsburgh Jewish Community…


The JCC Wins Six Awards
Apr 4, 2014 in Articles

JCC of Greater Pittsburgh Wins Six Awards from JCC Association   The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh won six JCCs of North America Biennial Excellence Awards, awarded at the Biennial held in San Diego, March 28 to April 1. Three are Zahav Awards, which recognize outstanding, visionary initiatives with maximum impact or…


South Hills Newly Renovated Locker Rooms
Apr 1, 2014 in Articles

Locker Rooms Open April 1 (No Fooling!)Improvements to the men’s and women’s locker rooms include replacing the floors, walls, ceilings, lighting, and benches.  Slip-resistant tiled floors, safety grab bars, HDPE lockers and bathing suit spinners are just some of the many upgrades to the locker rooms.  The $500,000 project, announced…


JCC Offers Multiple Sclerosis Exercise Program in Squirrel Hill
Mar 31, 2014 in Articles

The JCC is offering Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Exercise Program, geared to help individuals with MS maintain an active lifestyle and avoid secondary conditions that may result from a sedentary lifestyle. The program is open to the community and is held at the JCC in Squirrel Hill. This structured program of exercise will help develop muscular…


Coming Events in the Community
Mar 28, 2014 in Articles

Pittsburgh Jewish Music Festival Presents "Anne Frank: A Living Voice” Monday, May 19, 7:30 pm A major work for female voices and strings by Linda Tutas Haugen, along with vocal settings of texts by Anne Frank and Hannah Senesh. Levy Hall, Rodef Shalom Congregation 4905 Fifth Ave., Oakland (between Morewood and Devonshire Aves.) TICKET…


Member of the Month and SPECIALS!
Mar 24, 2014 in Articles

Congratulations to our Member of the Month, Laura Rosato! Laura was nominated by her fellow JCC members as our April member of the month because of her dedication to fitness and a healthy lifestyle.  Not only is she active in our fitness facility, but Laura is the definition of kindness as…


Got Shabbat? March 29 at Rodef Shalom
Mar 17, 2014 in Articles

Join us for FREE family funSaturday, March 294-5:30 PM • Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 5th AvenueGeared to families with children ages 8 and underVariety Act: Music, Magic and MoreDecorate a cookie * Make a Challah Cover * Snacks * Havdalah with Rabbi Donni AaronAdvance registration is requested but not required.…


P90X: Seen on TV. Now Do It Here.
Mar 17, 2014 in Articles

Classes in the Garage, Squirrel Hill:Tuesdays, 6-7 pmThursdays, 6-7 pmFridays, noonFirst class always FREE. Fees pro-rated--it's never too late to join.Register at the Centerfit Desk…


Alba Flamenca - Saturday, March 22
Mar 12, 2014 in Articles

Micaela Amateau Amato: Cante Jondo for Tikkun Olam at the American Jewish Museum in the Kaufmann Building, Squirrel Hill, Through April 25Opening Reception and Alba Flamenca performanceSaturday, March 22  – 7-9 pm  FREEAmerican Jewish MuseumAlba Flamenca performanceSaturday, March 22 – 8:15-9 pm  FREEAmerican Jewish Museum, Katz Theater, Robinson Building Micaela Amateau Amato: Cante Jondo for Tikkun Olam…


Once Upon a Purim Carnival and Open House This Sunday!
Mar 11, 2014 in Articles

Sunday, March 16: Open House and Once Upon a Purim - The Sandy & Edgar Snyder Family Purim CarnivalOpen to the community 1-5 pm - Open House …


Coming Events in the Community
Mar 5, 2014 in Articles

Community Meeting to discuss Jewish Residential Services / ACTION-Housing Plans for the former Poli’s Restaurant Site & Updates on Forward/Murray Avenue “Gateway” ImprovementsTuesday, March 25, 6:30-8 pmJewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh5738 Forbes Avenue – Levinson Hall – BPittsburgh, PA 15217Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition and Council Representative Corey O’Connor’s Office…


Harry B. Davis Championship is Tonight, March 3!
Mar 3, 2014 in Articles

The Harry B Davis Clinic season culminates tonight with the Championship games for each division. Unlike any game you’ve experienced here at the JCC this season, Championship Night - or Big Monday - is complete with player introductions, music, announcers and more! There is no better way to wrap up this season and every…


Squirrel Hill Children, Youth and Family Activities
Feb 28, 2014 in Articles

Questions: Meredith Brown, 412-521-8011 x 181 To register: Lauren Goldman, 412-521-8011 x 852 J Days  Each day includes free swim, sports of all sorts, arts and crafts and more! Have your child bring a dairy lunch, swim suit and a towel every day.  $55/day/child 9 am-4 pm   Registration is required by 5 pm of the previous business day to received…


Once Upon a Purim! Sunday, March 16
Feb 28, 2014 in Articles

Once Upon a Purim - The Sandy & Edgar Snyder Family Purim CarnivalOpen to the communitySunday, March 16 2-4 PM: Carnival4-4:45 PM: Special performance by Gemini Children’s TheaterCome dressed as your favorite storybook characterNEW: Storybook Forest • Queen Esther’s Photo Booth • Explorations with Carnegie Science CenterPlus:• Exciting carnival…


Spring Baseball & Softball Throwing Clinic
Feb 27, 2014 in Articles

with Dr. Scott Rosen, Physical Therapist, Clinical Director at Allegheny Chesapeake’s JCC office and Pitt Baseball Varsity LettermanThursday, March 13 • 4-5:30 pm • Levinson HallFor pitchers and all skill positions; FREE and open to the community!Are you a throwing athlete?  Baseball, Softball, Track (Javelin, Discus, Shot Put) and Football (Quarterbacks)…


Everyone Can Learn to Swim at the JCC
Feb 20, 2014 in Articles

Spring Session Adult Learn-to-Swim Classes in Squirrel Hill start Sunday, March 16 Sundays, 1:30-2 pm Thursdays, 6:30-7 pm Register: At the Centerfit Desk or call 412-521-8011, ext. 202, or onlineLearn more about JCC AquaticsSquirrel Hill Aquatics information: Stephen Patrick, 412-521-8011, ext. 276South Hills Aquatics information: Earleen Birkner, 412-278-1975Delilah's StoryGrowing up in New York City, Delilah…


JCC Boys Varsity Basketball Team Semifinals!
Feb 20, 2014 in Articles

We are pleased to announce that the 2013-2014 Boys Varsity basketball team has made it to the Semifinals of the Greater Pittsburgh Independent Basketball League (GPIBL)! Their semifinal game will be played tonight (Thursday, February 20) at 7:30 pm in the Robinson Gym at the JCC in Squirrel Hill. The Varsity team ended the…