Remembering the Children: A Reflection by Noah Levitt

Formerly known as "Twinning," the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh's Remembering the Children B'nei Mitzvah Project provides an opportunity for students to honor and share their bar or bat mitzvah ceremony with a child who experienced the Holocaust and did not get to have their own ceremony. As part of this process, students complete a reflection … Continue reading Remembering the Children: A Reflection by Noah Levitt

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One Month Since the Ason

By Jackie Reese Exactly one month ago, our community experienced a trauma that none of us ever expected. On Shabbat, a gunman walked into a local synagogue--a centrally located one that nearly every member of our Jewish community has some connection to--and murdered 11 innocent people. That day, we suddenly became the site of the … Continue reading One Month Since the Ason