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#JCCPGHVirtual: New classes – Current Events w/ Rabbi Symons; Art and Quarantine Stories w/Melissa Hiller

April 28, 2020 to June 16, 2020

Lunch and Learn

Current Events with JCC’s Center for Loving Kindness Director Rabbi Ron Symons

Tuesdays 12:15-12:45 pm
This class is free and accessible to all.
To register, email Rabbi Ron at [email protected] and he will send you the link to join.

Join as many Lunch and Learn classes as you like. The same Zoom link applies to every class.

May 12: Finding Joy Within an Historic Pandemic
May 19: Census 2020 – Helpful Tips and Insights
May 26: The Ten Commandments in America
June 2: Finding The Blessings Within
June 9:  Religion and the Stars and Stripes
June 16: Looking into the Future


May 12: Finding Joy in a Pandemic – Lag BaOmer

May 5: Passover Revisited

April 28: Israeli Innovation and COVID19


Art and Quarantine Stories:

Explore Iconic Artworks Throughout History That Relate To Our Current Moment with JCC’s American Jewish Museum Director Melissa Hiller

Thursdays 12:15-12:45 pm, beginning April 30
This class is free and accessible to all.
To register, email Melissa at [email protected] and she will send you the link to join.

Melissa’s five classes are related, yet are independent. Join as many as you like. The same Zoom link applies to every class.

May 7: Art Exploring the Subject of Cooking, Pets, Essential Workers, Facial Hair, and Zoom Gallery Views
May 14: Art Exploring the Subject of Reflection, Stamina, Resilience, and Isolation
May 21: Art Exploring the Subject of Gatherings, Celebrations, Connections, and Embraces
May 28: Art Exploring the Subject of Cultural and Economic Uncertainties


May 14: Isolation

April 30: Art Exploring the subject of Balconies, Windows, and Social Distance

To see all of the #JCCPGHVirtual classes and programs, click HERE

Coming Events
Mar 23 – Aug 31
During the suspension of regular services at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, AgeWell at the JCC is pleased to offer Lunch Meals to Go for participants who are already registered in our Senior Center program.* The meals are freshly made and are kosher. Meal pickups will be drive-through only: 11 am and 1 pm Mondays and Wednesdays...
May 18 – Aug 21
New as of 06/03/20:  Vitalant is now testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies. This includes JCC blood drive locations. While a positive antibody test does not mean that someone is immune to COVID-19, it does mean that they may be eligible to donate convalescent plasma and help people who are still recovering from coronavirus...
May 31 – Sep 7
The JCC Association’s 100 Days of Summer Fitness Challenge is back! Let’s win another one for Pittsburgh! Now, more than ever, it’s critical to stay connected. During these unprecedented times, we need to exercise to help us stay strong and healthy—physically and mentally. Go head-to-head with JCC participants across the continent in your favorite form of exercise....
Jun 1 – Aug 21
JCC to Participate in Summer Food Service Program in Squirrel Hill and Monroeville The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. General Information: This USDA program is locally administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education The program is open and available for children under the age of 18...