Education

Beth El Spiegel Religious School prepares its students and their families to participate fully in Jewish Life-at home, in the synagogue, and as part of the larger Jewish Community. Their creative and engaging learning environment is based on a dynamic evolving curriculum.

 

The Chabad Hebrew School of the South Hills is a place where the joys, values and traditions of Judaism are brought to life.

 

Classroom Without Borders (CWB) provides world-class professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of their professional environments. History, culture, politics and current events are experienced “live” through learning tours abroad.

 

Community Day School is a Jewish day school that offers families of all Jewish backgrounds an inclusive community where children enjoy a deep, meaningful cultural and religious experience interwoven with an academically advanced private school education.

 

Hillel Academy, an Orthodox Jewish Day School, graduates young men and women with unlimited capacity to compete in a superior manner in any challenge they undertake, who are G-d fearing, Torah observant models of exemplary character, who love G-d, the Jewish people, and the land of Israel and possess a love of learning, confidence and the ability to think critically and serve as active members and leaders of the Jewish community and of society.

 

The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University Center is the focal point for Jewish campus life for more than 5,500 Jewish University students in Pittsburgh. Their mission is to enrich the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.

 

The Holocaust Center transforms community and individual attitudes and behaviors by recognizing, understanding and remembering the atrocities of the Holocaust. The Center uses the events of the Holocaust as a means to teach tolerance to middle and high school students in Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia.

 

JCC South Hills Early Childhood Development Center (ECDC) provides a nurturing, creative and safe environment for young children age 6 weeks to five years old. Our child care and preschool programs offer flexible scheduling with extended day options, kindergarten enrichment and summer camps from 7 am to 6 pm every weekday.

 

J-Site, the Jewish Site for Innovative Teen Education, is Pittsburgh’s leader in Jewish education for 8th-12th graders from all backgrounds. J-SITE programs prepare individuals to think critically, feel responsibility to the Jewish people, and participate in Jewish communal life.

 

Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee (PAJC) is a non-profit dedicated to creating understanding and building relationships through dialogue. The Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee (PAJC) seeks a pluralistic society wherein the rights and dignity of the Jewish people as well as all other religious, cultural, and racial groups are respected and secure.

 

PJ Library is a Jewish family engagement program implemented on a local level throughout North America. They mail free, high-quality Jewish children’s literature and music to families across the continent on a monthly basis. All Jewish children in Pittsburgh between the ages of 6 months and 5-1/2 years are eligible to receive PJ Library books.

 

South Hills Jewish Community High School joins Temple Emanuel, Beth El Congregation and the South Hills JCC for weekly programming and classes for teens on Monday nights in the South Hills. Teens have the opportunity to take classes that focus on Jewish identity, developing a personal connection to Jewish life, everyday Jewish values, and much more, all with their friends in the South Hills.

 

Temple Emanuel Early Childhood Development Center has served the community for more than 50 years and offers high quality programming for toddlers, preschoolers and kindergartners.

 

Temple Emanuel Torah Center Religious School is the religious school and Hebrew school of Temple Emanuel. The curriculum includes classes in Hebrew and Judaica for students in grades Pre-K – 10, family programs, as well as occasional learning opportunities for students in grades 11 and 12.