Statement on the Oct. 27 Tragedy in Pittsburgh

As a Jewish organization, we join with people worldwide – Jews, Christians, Muslims and all people of good faith – as we condemn the terrible action in Pittsburgh. We also send our heartfelt hopes and prayers, both to those who lost loved ones, and those who witnessed horrific acts against our people and all good people everywhere.

Two SVS Events in December

Join us on Sunday, Dec. 2nd at 2 p.m., as Sharim v’Sharot hosts its 4th Annual Choral Festival at the Burlington County Library:  “Ross on Rossi.”  Cantor Robert A.M. Ross, Assistant Professor of Music at Community College of Philadelphia and Conductor of Mak’helat Beth Sholom of Cherry Hill, will lead both choirs in performing music by Jewish-Italian composer, Salomone Rossi (1570-1630).  As Scholar-in-Residence, Ross will discuss Rossi’s background and his musical innovations to liturgy and songs of the era.  Dr. Elayne R. Grossman, Sharim v’Sharot ‘s Music Director and Conductor, will lead her choir and the audience in Chanukah songs to celebrate the holiday’s first night.  The event is free and open to the public.  For details and directions, visit
Join us on Saturday, Dec. 8th at 6 p.m. when String of Pearls ~ Princeton Reconstructionist Synagogue hosts Sharim v’Sharot for a Chanukah concert followed by a vegetarian potluck dinner and more singing.  Contact: for more details.