Coming up

Coming up

The Career Development Center of Jewish Family & Children’s Service will provide more than 15 workshops for free this month to job seekers and those looking to explore their career options. “How to use the Pittsburgh Business Times for your job search,” Aug. 24 and; “Managing interview stress,” Aug. 26. A monthly networking club and job seeker support group are available as well. Visit or call the Career Development Center at (412) 422-5627 to learn more.

NA’AMAT Lunch and Learn will feature Rep. Dan Frankel Wednesday, Aug. 25, noon, at the Labor Zionist Building, 6328 Forbes Ave. It is free and open to the public. For more information call Pittsburgh NA’AMAT at (412) 521-5253.

The Jewcy Film Series (for ages 21 to 35) presents the Pittsburgh premiere of “Holy Rollers” at SouthSide Works Cinema, Saturday, Aug. 28, 9 p.m. An after-party for 21- to 35-year-olds to follow at Over The Bar Bicycle Cafe, 2518 E. Carson St. OTB will be providing vegetarian food and live music. The film is inspired by actual events in the late ‘90s, “Holy Rollers” stars Jesse Eisenberg as a young Hasidic Jew from an Orthodox Brooklyn community who is frustrated by the constraints of his faith and his father’s poor business decisions. For more information about Jewcy events or if you are interested in joining YAAC, call (412) 992.5203 or e-mail

Tree of Life Congregation in Morgantown, W.Va., will host a Holocaust-themed chamber music recital, Monday Aug. 30, 7:30 pm. The program features Allan Blank’s “Poems from the Holocaust” for mezzo soprano, double bass, and piano. The performers are from West Virginia University, including mezzo soprano Catharine Thieme, accompanied by her husband Robert Thieme, director of the opera program; flute professor, Francesca Arnone, and visiting viola professor, Andrea Priester Houde. The performance is free to the public. Contact Tree of Life at (304) 292-7029 for more information.

Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee’s (PAJC) 2010-2011 Christian-Jewish Dialogue series will begin Thursday, Sept. 2, at noon at the Church of the Redeemer, next to St. Edmund Academy, 5700 Forbes Ave., Squirrel Hill. The topic will be abortion. The series is free and open to the public. The meetings are held at the Church of the Redeemer on the first Thursday of every month at noon. Visit or contact the PAJC office at (412) 605-0816 or at for more information.

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh will hold its 115th annual meeting Monday, Sept. 13, 6 p.m. in Levinson Hall in the Irene Kaufmann Building, Squirrel Hill. A wine and cheese reception in the Ostrow Palm Court will precede the meeting from 5 to 6 p.m.

Wightman School class of 1960 is holding a 50th reunion Saturday, Oct. 9. Anyone who started kindergarten in 1953 and would have graduated in 1960 can contact for additional information.

(Angela Leibowicz can be reached at