Celebrate the Festival of Lights with events and delicious recipes.
This year, Hanukkah begins on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 8, and ends a week later on Sunday, Dec. 16. According to Chabad.org, Hanukkah starts on the Hebrew calendar date of 25 Kislev and lasts for eight days. For those of us who aren't attuned to the Jewish calendar, that translates to sundown on Saturday, Dec. 8. Click here to see the events planned for the holiday at the Jewish Community Center South Hills. Click here to see the calendar for Temple Emanuel on Bower Hill Road in Mt. Lebanon. Click here to see the calendar for Beth El Congregation, located on Cochran Road in Scott Township. Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, commemorates the story of the Maccabean Revolt against Syrian rulers in present day Israel 2,300 …
Register before now to be screened on Tuesday morning.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Mike Jones
Sunday, September 18, 2011
The Obediah Cole Foundation and Allegheny County Health Department are teaming up to offer free prostate screenings for men next week. The organizations are offering the prostate-specific antigen blood test for free at the Jewish Community Center in Scott Township. Men interested in the screening must pre-register before the testing begins at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Those interested should contact Chris Gilbert by Monday 412-278-1975 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org to register. “We’re pretty happy to be working with the Obediah Cole Foundation,” saild Gilbert, who works with at JCC. The JCC offer other various health events during the year and that include blood-pressure screenings and cholesterol tests. The Obediah Cole Foundation provides …