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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 – Oct 30
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...
Mar 24 – Dec 31
Please Help Sustain Our Important Work To date, the JCC Gave out 4,800+ Grab & Go Meals to seniors Made 2,200+ Telephone Wellness Checks to isolated seniors Hosted 340+ Blood Donations at JCC facilities Provided 120 per week LIVE and recorded programs and activities on #JCCPGHVirtual For us to continue supporting your community and providing...
Jul 5 – Dec 31
Special “9-for-6” offer for new and returning clients Up your fitness with an expert personal trainer, who will motivate and innovate to help you reach your goals. You can choose to work with a trainer: In person in dedicated, safe and clean spaces at the JCCs in Squirrel Hill and South Hills Online from your home...
Jul 7 – Nov 24
12:15-12:45 pm
Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Ron Symons – Tuesdays, 12:15-12:45 pm Join with Rabbi Ron Symons in discussion around the most important issues of our day.  More than a current events class, these gatherings afford us the opportunity to ground our perspectives in values that humans have been holding dear for thousands of years and...