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South Hills Torah Weekend

November 18, 2016 to November 19, 2016

Rabbi Gershom Sizomu, Spiritual leader of the Abayudaya Jewish community in Uganda, Be’chol Lashon Fellow and Member of Ugandan Parliament will be the featured speaker. Rabbi Gershom Sizomu is the first sub-Saharan African to be ordained at an American rabbinic school. In 2003, Rabbi Sizomu was awarded a Be’chol Lashon Fellowship to attend the 5-year Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies program at the University of Judaism in Los Angeles. In 2008, he was ordained and returned home to Uganda to lead his Jewish community and establish a yeshiva in Uganda to train Jews from ancient and emerging communities throughout Africa. In February 2016, Rabbi Sizomu was elected to Uganda’s Parliment.

Friday, November 18
Temple Emanuel – 1250 Bower Hill Road, 15243
5:45 pm – Pre-Oneg
6:30 pm – Service Guest Speaker Rabbi Gershom Sizomu
FREE and open to the public.

Saturday, November 19
Beth El Congregation – 1900 Cochran Road, 15220
9 am –  Service
12 pm –  Luncheon and Q&A
Special Guest Speaker Rabbi Gershom Sizomu

South Hills JCC – 345 Kane Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA, 15243
7 pm – Havdalah
7:30 pm – Special Guest Speaker Rabbi Gershom Sizomu
FREE and open to the public.

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