Jewish Federation Offices Temporarily Closed

Due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s offices will be closed until further notice. Federation staff will be working remotely, but response times may be delayed, especially for those with childcare responsibilities. Thank you for your understanding during this period of uncertainty.

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By Jeff Finkelstein | April 3, 2020

President & CEO, Jeff Finkelstein wishes everyone a Shabbat Shalom of peace and good health.

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Virtual Seder Prep Webinar

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | April 3, 2020

In this seminar, Rabbi Schiff will offer pointers as to how to lead a quality Seder.

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Jewish Federation Joins “Illumination Ovation” April 7 to Celebrate Heroes Fighting the Coronavirus Crisis

By Community Relations Council | April 3, 2020

On April 7, turn on lights and go outside to applaud life sustaining workers with “Illumination Ovation”.

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Community Calendar Tips

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | April 2, 2020

The Community Calendar isn’t the only way to publicize your Jewish event, but it should be the first tool you use.

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$250,000 of Grants for Coronavirus Relief Approved by Federation Board

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | April 2, 2020

A board appointed committee of volunteers and staff allocated this money to address immediate needs for medical supplies, food insecurity relief, financial relief and additional staffing at our agencies here, in Israel and in Jewish communities worldwide.

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HFLA Offers Loans in Light of Financial Ramifications of Coronavirus

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | April 2, 2020

Loans offered on a nonsectarian bases to residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Westmoreland, and Armstrong Counties.

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Feel Your Connection with Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein | March 27, 2020

Our Federation hosted a very well-attended “virtual” seminar about the recent employment changes made in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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Kosher Restaurant & Food Updates

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 27, 2020

Where to find kosher food in Pittsburgh in the era of social distancing.

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Employment Law Webinar

By Community Relations Council | March 26, 2020

Learn about the latest provisions that will help business owners and our Jewish community.

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Food for Seniors

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 26, 2020

Do you know of seniors that are food insecure? Call DHS SeniorLine at 412-350-5460.

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Events of Interest

Jewish Prayer

Jewish Prayer

Sunday, April 12 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
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Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and…

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Jewish Texts

The Text Puzzle

Monday, April 13 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Free

In this 4-part course, Rabbi Schiff will put the pieces of the “text puzzle” into one coherent picture, so that the place of Torah, Tanakh, Talmud, Midrash, Responsa, Kabbalah, as well as many other sources, can be easily understood.

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Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah

Monday, April 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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Join this Jewish Foundation course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

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Pirkei Avot Yanklowitz

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah (mornings)

Tuesday, April 14 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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Join this Jewish Foundation morning course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

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Illumination Ovation

Tuesday, April 14 @ 8:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Pittsburgh, PA United States

On April 7, turn on lights and go outside to applaud life sustaining workers with “Illumination Ovation”.

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