Events for September 2012

Shabbat Message 9/28/12
Sep 28, 2012

Rabbi Jessica Locketz, Temple Emanuel of South HillsSeptember 28, 2012 12 Tishri, 5773 The time is now This week, we read from Parashat Haazinu. In it, Moses speaks words of poetry, a beautiful poem highlighting his last words to the children of Israel. After Moses finishes speaking, God says to him: “Ascend…


South Hills Fall Family Open House
Sep 28, 2012

JCC South Hills Fall Family Open HouseSunday, October 1412:30 - 3:30pm An Afternoon of Free Activities - Open to the CommunityAll activities rain or shine except guided nature walks Free hot dogs and chips while supplies last! Petting zoo Mike the Balloon Guy and his amazing creations for all children Free popcorn and lemonade Timed obstacle…


October Group Ex schedule (SQ)
Sep 27, 2012

Click here to download the October Group Ex schedule More info about Group Ex on our webpage …


The Pittsburgh Foundation: Day of Giving
Sep 25, 2012

Save the Date! Give to the JCC on The Pittsburgh Foundation'sDay of Giving - Wednesday, October 3   When you designate the JCC in your donation toPittsburgh Gives on October 3, a portion of your donation will be matched by The Pittsburgh Foundation. Beginning at 12:01AM on October 3 any donation $25…


Weekly Fitness & Wellness Tip
Sep 24, 2012

Assess honestly where you are today. Can you improve your eating habits? Get more Sleep? Exercise more? What is your goal? Why do you want to achieve it? What will it take to attain it? When do you want to obtain it? What do you need to do to succeed? Break your…


Shabbat Message 9/21/2012
Sep 21, 2012

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish EducatorSeptember 21, 2012 5 Tishri, 5773 The fall time brings many of the Jewish holidays at once. We begin with the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), then we continue with the holiday that represents repentance and forgiveness (Yom Kippur) and then we have Sukkot, our harvest…


Kids Nite Out: Spy Kids!
Sep 19, 2012

Kids Nite Out: SPY KIDS!Saturday, September 226 - 10pm We'll watch the Spy Kids movie, have a mystery dinner, participate in a scavenger hunt, make secret codes, swim and play sportsParticipants will be grouped by age. Meet in room 202, Kaufmann Building $30; $25/sibling & Clubhouse member; $5 additional walk-in feePreK children must…


JCC Holiday Hours
Sep 14, 2012

Rosh HashanahSunday, September 16: Close at 5 pmMonday, September 17: ClosedTuesday, September 18: Closed    Yom Kippur:Tuesday, September 25: Close at 5 pmWednesday, September 26: Closed   Sukkot:Sunday, September 30: Close at 5 pmMonday, October 1: ClosedTuesday, October 2: Partial Opening* 5:30 am-10 pm Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah:Sunday, October 7: Close at…


Shabbat Message 9/14/12
Sep 14, 2012

Rabbi Donni Aaron, JCC Jewish EducatorSeptember 14, 2012 27 Elul, 5772 The fall time brings many of the Jewish holidays at once. We begin with the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), then we continue with the holiday that represents repentance and forgiveness (Yom Kippur) and then we have Sukkot, our harvest…


117th Annual Meeting
Sep 12, 2012

JCC 117th Annual Meeting Wednesday,a September 12 Alex and Leona Robinson Building * 7 PM   Featuring the award-winning film, A Life in Stills Honoring the memory of Ellen Weiss Kander, z"l Free and open to the community SEATING LIMITED: Call 412-521-8011, ext. 232. …


Shabbat Message 9/7/12
Sep 7, 2012

Mayda Roth, JCC Development DirectorSeptember 7, 2012 20 Elul, 5772Ki Tavo, Portion of the WeekThis week’s Torah portion, Ki Tavo, summarizes the entire relationship between G-d and the people of Israel:You have affirmed this day that the Almighty is your G-d, that you will walk in G-d’s ways, that you…


Exercise improves insomnia!
Sep 4, 2012

Exercise improves insomnia!For most people who are having trouble sleeping, there’s a simple cure: Exercise. In fact, when researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine asked sedentary adults with insomnia to exercise 20-30 minutes every other day in the afternoon, participants reduced the time required to fall asleep by half,…