Other Learning

Jewish learning doesn't stop at B'nai Mitzvah!

List of Upcoming Adult Education Events


 Continuing Education

In the spirit of lifelong learning, Beth El offers a variety of educational opportunities for Jewish learners of all ages. Our goal is to provide engaging, adult educational opportunities and creative, alternative Shabbat experiences. We hope you can join us! Learn more.

South Hills Jewish Community High School  (SHJCHS)

We strive to keep our post B’nai Mitzvah teens connected to their Judaism and to each other. The South Hills Jewish Community High School, which is open to all South Hills Jewish teens regardless of affiliation, provides exciting opportunities for new social connections and expanded learning. Teens are engaged through a variety of interesting and relevant classes as well as through social programming.  Learn more.

Scholarships

At any given time, there are many scholarships open to students in the Pittsburgh area interested in continuing their education.  Learn more.

Learn our Services

We have an extensive library of mp3 recordings covering Friday Evening Shabbat Services, Saturday Morning Shabbat Services (Preliminary Service, Shacharit, Torah Service, Musaf) and Friday Evening Shabbat Dinner at Home. Learn more.

Read Torah

Have you ever wanted to learn to read Torah Trope?  We have the basics to get you started!  Learn more.

Read Haftarah

Our vast library of mp3 recordings is an excellent resource for Haftarah readers. Learn more.

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Recent blog posts

Tikkun Olam: Gabriel Project Mumbai

The Ilanot class, led by Morah Mollie, is learning about three worldwide tikkun olam projects, one of which is Gabriel Project Mumbai (GPM).  Founded in 2012 by former hi-tech executive Jacob Sztokman turned social entrepreneur, GPM is built on a vision of changing the lives of children in Mumbai’s slums through literacy and hunger relief…

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Carol Golden: Happy Memories of a Beth El Picnic

We were new members at Beth El,  and we went to the family picnic early September. The first people we met were Ralph and Sheila Schmeltz. Ralph was President at the time, and we were introduced to all their four children. Two of them—Lowell and Dina—were the same age as our two kids Allison and…

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Nan MacLachlan: Special Connections

In the spring of 1997, Rob, Sarah, who was then 3-1/2 years old, and I moved from Phoenix to the South Hills.  Shortly after we arrived, I learned of a Scholastic Book Fair being held at Beth El, and wanting to find books for Sarah, we found our way there late afternoon. That was when…

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