Three-Part Squirrel Hill History Series
Squirrel Hill, long a center of Jewish life, is Pittsburgh’s largest city neighborhood, with diverse ethnic groups and unusual restaurants and stores. Many Homestead families also put down roots in Squirrel Hill.
All events will take place at Congregation Beth Shalom, 5915 Beacon Street.
Tonight at 7:30 PM
View Iris Samson’s documentary, Squirrel Hill in a Nutshell, which aired on WQED in 2012 and explores Squirrel Hill as it is today. Samson, a long-time journalist and television producer, will participate in the evening. There is no charge, and refreshments will be served. All are welcome!
Local filmmaker Sheila Chamowitz will present a close-up view of life on Murray Avenue, the commercial heart of Squirrel Hill.
Helen Wilson, Vice President of the Squirrel Hill Historical Society, will talk about the history of Squirrel Hill.