Events

Waldman Arts and Writing Award Ceremony (Part of the Week of Remembrance)

Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm, Rodef Shalom’s Levy Hall (4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
The Waldman International Arts and Writing Competition allows students in grades 6-12 to submit original art and compete for academic scholarships. Participants come from across Allegheny County, and our partner region in Israel, Karmiel-Misgav. During the ceremony, we will also be honoring the 2018-2019 Holocaust Educator of the Year. This program is free and open to the public. The Waldman International is annually underwritten by the Hal K. and Diane Waldman Fund of the Jewish Community Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. Learn more and register now!

Yom HaShoah Commemoration: Women and the Holocaust (Part of the Week of Remembrance)

Thursday, May 2 at 7:00 pm, JCC Katz Auditorium (5738 Darlington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15217)

The Holocaust Center has been holding a community-wide commemoration of Yom HaShoah since we were established in 1980. The commemoration includes short readings and a candle-lighting ceremony honoring Holocaust victims, rescuers, and liberators. This year’s Yom HaShoah commemoration will focus on Women and the Holocaust, the Holocaust Center’s 2018-2019 program theme. This program is free and open to the public. Learn more and register now!

The Soap Myth (Part of the Week of Remembrance)

Monday, May 6 at 7:00 pm, Rodef Shalom Sanctuary (4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)

The Soap Myth takes place more than a half century after the end of WWII when a young journalist sets out to write an article about a cantankerous Holocaust survivor and his crusade regarding the Nazi atrocity of soap. General admission tickets will be $75 each; Individual VIP tickets with backstage access will be $150. Tickets can be purchased online or by phone at 212 279 4200.Learn more and register now!

The Soap Myth Student Matinee (Part of the Week of Remembrance)

Tuesday, May 7 at 11:30 am, Rodef Shalom Sanctuary (4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213)
A free student matinee for secondary schools to see The Soap Myth. Registration is limited and required. Contact Jackie Reese for details.