Schedule of Services & Events

Schedule of Services

Friday, August 23, 7:30 pm

Erev Shabbat Service

Service Leader:  Jean Clickner and Judy Yanowitz

Oneg Sponsors:  Ruth and Seymour Drescher


Saturday, August 24, 10:00 am

Shabbat Service and Torah Study

Parsha EKEV:  Deuteronomy 7:12-11:25

Haftorah:  Isaiah 49:14-51:3



August, 2019
Name English Date Hebrew date This year
Eric Smith 8/11/2009 21 Av 22-Aug-19
Sherwood N. Fox 8/5/2007 21 Av 22-Aug-19
Phyllis S. Mizel 8/21/2011 21 Av 22-Aug-19
Saul Hineck 8/20/1984 22 Av 23-Aug-19
Stephen Clauss 8/27/2005 22 Av 23-Aug-19
Richard Bonime 8/18/2014 22 Av 23-Aug-19
Albert Schubert 8/4/2010 24 Av 25-Aug-19
Clara Kuntz 8/1/1975 24 Av 25-Aug-19
Paula Ben David 8/1/2013 25 Av 26-Aug-19
Stan Arnold 8/25/2011 25 Av 26-Aug-19
Victor Julius Mizel 8/30/2005 25 Av 26-Aug-19
Harriet Rosenberg 8/28/1978 25 Av 26-Aug-19
Victor Julius Mizel 8/30/2005 25 Av 26-Aug-19
Rose Sucov 8/17/1971 26 Av 27-Aug-19



If you have not RSVP for the celebration yet, please contact:



The Dor Hadash Adult Education Committee in collaboration with the Hesed and Ritual Committees are encouraging members to attend two programs about the practices surrounding death, burial, and mourning in Jewish tradition. These sessions will address the pressing need to expand the number of Dor Hadash members capable of leading services at the homes of those in mourning, and to recruit members willing to learn how to conduct a funeral.

The two sessions will be taught by Rabbi Doris Dyen and Dan Leger.

On Sunday, September 8 at 10:00 a.m., we will present an overview of the ritual process that needs to be managed when a death occurs.  Then, working from the special Reconstructionist siddur, “Prayers for a House of Mourning,” we will discuss methods for conducting a “shiva minyan.”

On Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 p.m. we will focus on the practical details and resources involved in facilitating and leading a funeral service.

PLEASE SERIOUSLY CONSIDER ATTENDING THESE SESSIONS.  Dor Hadash has always taken pride in its member-led approach to life events – part of our unique identity in the Jewish community.  Much of the meaningfulness of this approach comes from the commitment required of members to learn how to make it happen!

Please RSVP if you plan to attend




As part of preparing to become a bar mitzvah at Dor Hadash in early 2020, Sam Tarr is collecting gently used baseball equipment and donating it to under-resourced little leagues.  Please check your garage, basement or attic for any neglected equipment and give it a happy new home.  Baseball mitts, baseballs, bat bags, gear bags, batting helmets, batting gloves, barely-worn cleats, hitting T’s and other training equipment, and  USA-certified bats from 2016 or newer. 

To donate equipment, please contact  We have a drop-off donation bin in Squirrel Hill (just email for the location) or we will pickup.


  Dor Hadash Book Group

The next meeting of the Dor Hadash Book Group will be Wednesday, August 28, at 7:00 PM.   If you are interested in attending and are not on the book group email list, contact Hal Grinberg at   He will be sending out the location.

The novel to be discussed is:  Sadness is a White Bird by Moriel Rothman-Zecher. The novel touches on many issues in the Israeli-Palestinian relationship; it should generate lots of discussion.

Remember:  everyone is welcome;  let friends and family know about it.




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