Rabbi to speak at New Year's Eve peace vigil hosted by Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh - PineCreek Journal

Rabbi to speak at New Year’s Eve peace vigil hosted by Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh

Tuesday, December 24, 2019 | 4:11 PM


The Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh are hosting a New Year’s Eve peace vigil Dec. 31 featuring a presentation by Rabbi Jonathan Perlman that will focus on “forgiveness through the lens of Judaism and Christianity.”

Vespers begin at 5 p.m. followed by a simple meal at 5:30. Both are optional.

A peace concert with music by Cynthia Kaledo & friends of the Pittsburgh Symphony starts at 6:15 p.m. followed by prayers and the presentation at 7 p.m.

A social with refreshments will follow.

Perlman is the spiritual leader of New Light Congregation-Ohr-Cadesh and serves as Palliative Care Chaplin for UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

To attend vespers and the simple meal, send an email to: susanneosb@yahoo.com by Dec. 28.

The event is being held at 3526 Bakerstown Road.