Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Remember. Repair. Together.

Honoring the lives lost in the attack on three Pittsburgh synagogues—Congregation Dor Hadash, New Light Congregation and Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha Congregation—on October 27, 2018.

A commemorative day of service, study and community.

This Is Us 2020

5:30 – 8:00 pm

Our Impact

Our Impact

Learn how the Jewish Federation helps.
Hear our stories.

Rally for Peace

Now More Than Ever

We were strong before the attack.
And we will become stronger together moving forward as a community.

Jewish Community Foundation

Jewish Community Foundation

We're Laying the Groundwork
for the Next Phase of Jewish Pittsburgh

More Impact

More Impact

Giving together to help more people.

Bring People Together

Bring People Together

Working together to solve complex problems.

Expert Planning

Expert Planning

Planning together to identify needs.

Remember. Repair. Together.

Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Honoring the lives lost in the attack on three Pittsburgh synagogues.

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Latest Resources on the
October 27th Attack

Victims of Terror

Remember who we have lost. Remember to take care of yourself with these community resources.

Events of Interest

E3: Empowered, Educated & Engaged

E3: Lest We Forget

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join the ladies of E3 for an exclusive tour of Luigi Toscano’s latest iteration of Lest We Forget before it opens to the public.

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Maimonides Society

CME Stress Management Class with Dr. Bruce Rabin

Wednesday, October 16 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
713 Ridge Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Stress and burn-out relief for medical professionals A workshop led…

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Wine and Wisdom in the Sukkah

Young Adult Wine & Wisdom in the Sukkah

Saturday, October 19 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join other Pittsburgh Jewish young adults as we enjoy an evening in the Beth Shalom Sukkah.

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Launch and Learn

2020 Lion of Judah Launch & Learn

Wednesday, October 23 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA United States

Changing Faces of Judaism Join the Lions of Judah for…

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Young Adult Bar Club – Trivia at Mario’s

Thursday, October 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5442 Walnut St
Pittsburgh, 15232 United States

Join us to play trivia at Mario’s!

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Together at the Table

Together at the Table: A Community Building Shabbat Dinner

Friday, October 25 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6022 Broad Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States

Come together to commemorate the attack on our community and remember the lives lost on October 27th, 2018; to celebrate diversity, equality, and inclusion, and to continue building the beautifully supportive young adult community that we have here in Pittsburgh.

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Community Gathering to Commemorate

Sunday, October 27 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
4141 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

A public memorial service culminating a commemorative day of study, service and community honoring the lives lost in the attack on October 27, 2018.

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Young Adult Couples Club Meet-up at The Yard

Tuesday, October 29 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
736 Bellefonte Street
Pittsubrgh, PA 15232 United States

Get to know other couples and hang out while playing the video games and foosball The Yard has to offer!

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“Shabbat Shalom ve Hag Sukkot sameach to Pittsburgh from Halle!”

By Jeff Finkelstein | October 11, 2019

Another antisemitic attack, however this one did not work out as the attacker had intended. due to improvements made through The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Security Assistance Fund.

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“…and on Yom Kippur it is Sealed”

By Jeff Finkelstein | October 4, 2019

When we all recited the prayer of Unetaneh Tokef last year at the beginning of 5779, none of us knew what would happen on October 27, 2018.

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Jewish Federation will Pay for Security for Pittsburgh Synagogues and JCC for the High Holidays

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | September 26, 2019

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s security fund will pay for armed security at area synagogues and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 30–Oct.1) and Yom Kippur (Oct. 8¬–9).

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Jewish Federation’s Israel and Overseas Director Moves to Karmiel/Misgav

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | September 23, 2019

Kim Salzman, Director of Israel & Overseas programs, shares her personal experiences thus far on Manof to give the Pittsburgh Jewish community an insight into day-to-day life in Pittsburgh’s Partnership2Gether region.

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Remember. Repair. Together.

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 20, 2019

The October 27th one-year commemoration theme of the day will be “Remember. Repair. Together.” We hope you will join us for the parts that you would find meaningful.

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Your Federation as Convener

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 13, 2019

The Federation plays a convener role to help enhance communication and coordination, increase effectiveness and impact, and build strong individual and organizational relationships.

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Annual Meeting FEDTalks were Powerful and On Point

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 6, 2019

It was a fantastic but emotionally challenging Annual Meeting last night. Our FEDTalks addressed personal healing, healing for the helpers and communal healing after a tragedy.

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First Two Weeks In Pittsburgh

By Tamar Nawy | September 6, 2019

Shinshinim enjoy their first two weeks in Pittsburgh.

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New Federation Board Helps Ensure Community Well-Being

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 30, 2019

While serving as a Board member should be taken as an honor, it also comes with incredible responsibility. Last night, our Federation Board convened for nearly four hours to better understand their roles as fiduciaries of our organization.

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Community Gearing Up for Commemoration and New Connections

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 23, 2019

I want to call your attention to an article in the Post-Gazette this week about the community’s one year commemoration of what happened on October 27th. The day provides each of us with the opportunity to do what may be personally meaningful: Torah study, hands on volunteering, prayer, attending the gathering, or not doing any of these things.

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