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February 2018

Protecting Our Children From Infection

February 13, 2018 , 7:00 pm

Dr. Marion Michaels, professor of pediatrics and surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Division of Infectious Diseases, will update the community on why we immunize when we immunize, on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Levinson Hall. If you have questions and would like Dr. Michaels to address them, please email them to

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March 2018

Caregiver’s Aging Mastery Program

March 6, 2018 , 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until April 17, 2018

title: Caregiver's Aging Mastery Program description: Learn the art of staying healthy and happy on your healthy aging journey in this 12-part course. Curriculum includes: 1.Caregiver Perspectives on Aging Mastery® 2. Navigating Longer Lives: The Basics of Aging Mastery® 3. Exercise and You 4. Sleep 5. Healthy Eating and Hydration 6. Financial Fitness 7. Advance Planning 8. Healthy Relationships 9. Medication Management 10. Community Engagement 11. Falls Prevention 12. Caregiver Playbook: Planning, Connecting and Doing March 6-April 17 Tuesdays •…

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Steering the Wind: Genetic Screening in Jewish Populations

March 11, 2018 , 10:00 am

Misha Angrist On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Congregation Dor Hadash will present a lecture by Dr. Misha Angrist titled Steering the Wind: Genetic Screening in Jewish Populations. Dr. Misha Angrist is an Associate Professor of the Practice at Duke University in the Social Science Research Institute and Senior Fellow in the Duke Initiative for Science and Society. In his work, Dr. Angrist explores the intersection of biology and society, especially as it relates to the governance of human participation in…

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April 2018

South Hills Genealogy Day

April 15, 2018 , 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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title: South Hills Genealogy Day description: Join us for a FREE day of genealogy programming, with demonstrations and discussions of online resources for researchers at the beginner and intermediate levels. Attendees can also enjoy All-You-Can-Eat pancakes and eggs at the Pancake Festival in the next room for $8.00 until 1:00. Reservations are required by: - registering online at - or sending an email to start-date: 2018-04-15 start time: 9:00 am end date: 2018-04-15 end time: 2:00 pm all-day…

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Hadassah Greater Pittsburgh is presenting Author, Sally Lipsky

April 17, 2018 , 7:00 pm

title: Hadassah Greater Pittsburgh is presenting Author, Sally Lipsky. description: Sally Lipsky, author of "Beyond Cancer" The Powerful Effect of Plant-Based Eating" will have a discussion and question and answer period on April 17, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Hadassah Office at 1824 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, Suite 202. The community is welcome. Please call and RSVP. at (412-421-8919) start-date: 2018-04-17 start time: end date: 2018-04-17 end time: all-day event: recurring event: No event address: 1824 Murray Avenue,…

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May 2018

Better Choices, Better Health Workshop

May 22, 2018 , 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, 5738 Forbes Avenue, Squirrel Hill, is hosting the workshop Better Choices, Better Health six consecutive Tuesdays, May 22 – June 26, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. in Room 202. The workshop is free. This is a wonderful program that has benefited many adults. The workshops are informative, fun and interactive. In the workshop, participants will be together with people with similar conditions and concerns and will make new friends. Participants will actively be…

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June 2018

Ladies Who Lunch: Opioid Epidemic

June 11, 2018 , 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Ladies Who Lunch: Opioid Epidemic Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section (NCJW) and Jewish Women's Foundation of Greater Pittsburgh will hold a discussion on the opioid crisis in the Pittsburgh area from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Temple Sinai. Drinks and dessert will be provided; bring your own brown bag lunch. Featured speakers will be Rosa Davis, executive director, Pennsylvania Organization for Women in Early Recovery (POWER); Abby Wilson, deputy…

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I’m Still Here: Alzheimer’s and Art with Dr. John Zeisel

June 28, 2018 , 7:00 pm

title: I'm Still Here: Alzheimer's and Art with Dr. John Zeisel description: start-date: 2018-06-28 start time: 07:00 PM end date: 2018-06-28 end time: 07:00 PM all-day event: recurring event: No event address: Carnegie Museum of Art 4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 event organizer: event website: event cost: Free

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July 2018

Senior Carnival

July 3, 2018 , 12:00 pm

Senior Carnival-Tuesday, July 3rd at 12PM at Chabad of the South Hills Mt. Lebanon.Picnic style lunch, games, and presentation by Home Instead on " 5 tips to avoid hospitalization" $5 suggested donation wheelchair accessible. Call 412-278-2658 to register.

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August 2018

Ordering Up Health & Nutrition for Seniors

August 15, 2018 , 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

Jewish Healthcare Foundation is hosting on August 15: “Ordering Up Health & Nutrition for Seniors” (invite attached with this email). During the event, stakeholders in the Pittsburgh community (including health providers, consumers, nutritionists, pharmacists, chefs and dining professionals, dentists, and policy-makers) will converge to share and discover best practices and innovations that aim to improve seniors’ quality of life through better nutrition. The event will explore unique barriers that stand in the way of older adults receiving high-quality nutrition, including…

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October 2018

Better Choices, Better Health

October 4, 2018 , 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Thursday, repeating until November 8, 2018

title: Better Choices, Better Health description: Program is a workshop for adults to interact with people with similar conditions and concerns about health issues. There will be brainstorming, making weekly actions plans, set goals that are important to you and hearing feedback and problem solving to meet those goals. Participants will receive a companion book, Living a Healthy Life with a Chronic Condition." Program will begin October 4th. and will meet for six consecutive Thursdays from 9:30 to 12:00. Light…

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Breast Cancer Awareness

October 9, 2018 , 6:00 pm

title: Breast Cancer Awareness description: Hadassah Greater Pittsburgh along Temple David Sisterhood are presenting dinner along with a local author A.J. Funstuff to discuss her new book. The cost of the event is $10.00. Send your check as your reservation to Hadassah, 1824 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA l5217 before the 3rd of October, 2018 or call the Hadassah office at (412) 421-8919. start-date: 2018-10-09 start time: 06:00pm end date: 2018-10-09 end time: all-day event: recurring event: --- event address: Temple…

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Women’s Health Expo 2018

October 28, 2018 , 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

title: Women's Health Expo 2018 description: Please join us for breakfast followed by an enlightening program about breast and ovarian cancer given by experts in the field. The program will consist of seminars about breast and ovarian health, cutting edge diagnostics and treatments, Jewish medical ethics in treatment and hear an uplifting survivor’s story. Sunday October 28, 2018 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Herberman Conference Center UPMC Shadyside 5150 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15232 $36 Kindly RSVP by October 22,…

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November 2018

Understanding Stress and Its Management

November 19, 2018 , 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Understanding Stress and Its Management description: This two-hour program will offer education to help you understand the mental and physical effects of stress and will provide you with skills that will minimize the effect of stress on your health and give you the skills to help your children cope with stress. The program will be facilitated by Bruce S. Rabin, MD, PhD, Emeritus Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Collaboration between Aleph Institute and Congregation Beth Shalom. start-date: 2018-11-19 start…

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January 2019

JCC partners with Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Therapy Program

January 3, 2019 , 12:00 am - January 4, 2019 , 12:00 am

Thursday January 3rd from 1pm to 4:45pm and 7pm-9:15pm Friday, January 4th from 7am to 1pm The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) is pleased to announce a partnership with fashion icon Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Foundation. On January 3rd and 4th, the Foundation will send its New York City-based Urban Zen Integrative Therapy instructors (UZITs) to Squirrel Hill to support the community as it continues to heal following October’s shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue. While on…

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