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Independent Committee Distributes $6.3 Million Victims of Terror Fund Proceeds
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October 27th Attack
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Events of Interest
The Ira and Nanette Gordon Professional Achievement Award inspires communal…Read More
Yom Ha’atzmaut*: A celebration of Israel’s 71st Independence Day with International Multi-Platinum Israeli Musician David Broza!Read More
Did You Hear?
One role of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh—and Jewish Federations in most cities in the U.S. and Canada—is to offer the Jewish community a trusted way to give money to help in crises around the world. Pittsburgh Jewish donors have helped in crisis situations as diverse as attacks against Israel, the earthquake in Nepal…Read More
The Independent Committee overseeing the distribution of dollars collected through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Victims of Terror Fund has set aside a relatively small portion of those funds to be distributed to individuals who were physically present on the Tree of Life Synagogue property, but not inside the building, on the morning of…Read More
The Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community was shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific Islamophobic attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday resulting in the senseless murder of at least 49 people. We stand in solidarity with the Muslim community in Christchurch, in Pittsburgh, and around the world. “Unfortunately we are all too familiar with the devastating…Read More
Last night I drafted my Shabbat message and this morning I decided I couldn’t send it. When I woke up this morning to the horrible news from New Zealand with 49 people slaughtered for just practicing their religion, I knew it couldn’t be business as usual. Federation is opening a mailbox to collect donations to…Read More
Jewish Federation Releases Independent Committee Report On $6.3 Million Victims of Terror Fund Proceeds
The Independent Committee formed to oversee the distribution of the Victims of Terror funds has concluded its work and will begin to distribute the money, $6,302,803 in total.Read More
Youth Hockey Team Has Most Successful Season Yet After Raising $1,888 for the Victims of Terror Fund.
After the October 27th shooting a youth hockey team from the New Jersey Youth Hockey League reached out to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh asking how they could help. However, these boys are not your average youth hockey team. They are the North Jersey Avalanche, a Sabbath observant boys team aged 9 and 10.…Read More
The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will double the size of its “Shinshinim” program, bringing four 18-year-old Israelis to Pittsburgh for a year of service beginning August 2019.Read More