16
APR
2018

Book Burial of Sacred Texts June 3, 2018 10:30am at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery

The JCBA, together with Ralph Schugar Chapel will be holding a book burial of sacred texts – shames. A special gravesite is being prepared and the community is invited to participate and attend. Jewish custom holds that prayer books such as siddurim, chumashim and High...
19
MAR
2017
JCBA Mitzva Day

Mitzva Days

We supply gloves, rakes, bags, water and refreshments. You bring a desire to help out with a worthwhile project. For further information contact us at info@jcbapgh.org.
17
JUL
2016
JCBA Headstone Burial

Headstones Buried at Beth Abraham Cemetery

On Sunday July 17, 2016 JCBA Board Members gathered at Beth Abraham cemetery in Carrick to bury three headstones damaged in the previous year’s vandalism. Of the nineteen headstones that were vandalized, these three were unable to be repaired and remounted on the graves. Thanks...
22
MAY
2016
JCBA Mitzva Day Volunteers

Volunteers Help With Mitzva Day

Volunteers from the community spent a Sunday morning in May 2016 at the Workman’s Circle #45 Cemetery. They raked leaves, pulled weeds and removed debris along the roadway into the cemetery and along sidewalks by the gravesites. Also, tree limbs and branches that had fallen were...