Benefit Concert— Every Voice

EveryVoiceFriends, we have received information about an upcoming concert being performed by Klezlectic, to benefit the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts (PSCA). This program supports the nearly 100 members of the PSCA, children from first through twenfth grade from all around Pittsburgh. Some of you may have heard one of their choirs performing at the Jewish Music Festival this past spring at Rodef Shalom, and this benefit concert by Klezlectic will support their continued music education and performances. For details, click HERE.

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Holiday Schedule 5775, 2014

Rosh Hashanah

Wednesday, September 24
Evening service 7:15 pm

Thursday, September 25
Preliminary Service 8:30 am
Shacharis 9:00 am
Torah Reading 10:00 am
Sermon 10:45 am
Musaf 11:15 am
Recess 1:15 pm
Tashlich 6:15 pm
Minchah 7:00 pm
Maariv 7:15 pm

Friday, September 26
Preliminary Service 8:30 am
Shacharis 9:00 am
Torah Reading 10:00 am
Sermon 10:45 am
Musaf 11:15 am

Saturday, September 27
Morning service 9:20 am

Yom Kippur

Friday, October 3
Torah procession 7:15 pm
Kol Nidre 7:20 pm
Sermon 7:40 pm
Maariv 8:00 pm

Saturday, October 4
Preliminary Service 9:00 am
Shacharis 9:30 am
Torah Reading 10:30 am
Sermon 11:15 am
Yizkor 11:45 am
Musaf 12:15 am
Recess 2:30 pm
Minchah 5:50 pm
Neilah 6:50 pm
Maariv 7:25 pm
Breaking of the Fast 7:38 pm

Sukkos

Thursday, October 9
Morning Service 9:20 am

Friday, October 10
Morning Service 9:20 am

Wednesday, October 15
Morning Service 9:20 am

Shemini Atzeres

Thursday, October 16
Morning Service 9:20 am
Yizkor 11:00 am
Musaf 11:40 am

Simchas Torah

Friday, October 17
Morning Service 9:20 am

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Birthday and Anniversary

Carl Schiffman - Bob Adler

Carl Schiffman – Bob Adler

Last month, Bob Adler celebrated his 94th birthday by leading almost the entire Shabbos morning service, including the Preliminary, Shachris, and Mussaf services. May we all be so fortunate to live to such an age and be so capable. Bob also volunteers one day a week at St. Clair Hospital and another day each week at a nursing home near the Galleria.

Bob is a long time fixture at the Carnegie Shul.  Although he’s been to a lot of shuls in the Pittsburgh area, he likes Carnegie the best. Bob first came to America in the 1930s; his parents sent him to live with relatives in NYC because things were getting worse in his native Germany. He would never see his parents again. He spent most of his adult years in NYC with his dear wife Ethel; may her memory be for a blessing. There, he became a big NY Rangers hockey fan. Eventually, he and Ethel retired to Pittsburgh to be closer to his daughter Ronni, her husband Carl, and their kids. We are very fortunate to have him.

This coming Saturday, Carl Schiffman will celebrate the 50th anniversary of his bar mitzvah. Carl will lead most of the morning services just as his father-in-law did last month. And he will hope to do as well as his mentor. For those who don’t know Carl, he and Ronni are attorneys and have a practice in Pittsburgh near Mercy Hospital.  Carl’s peers have voted him one of Pittsburgh’s “super lawyers”. But sometimes I think he finds his antique cars more interesting. We’re all looking forward to a joyous Shabbos morning.

Last week I sent out an email message informing everyone about some problems that we are having with this blog. It appears that not everyone is receiving the notices; and at this point we haven’t solved it. About 30 people out of 78 subscribers responded that they received that recent message. The messages may be going into be people’s junk mail folders or there may be a problem with the mail server. We will continue to investigate.

be well.

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