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Independent Committee Distributes $6.3 Million Victims of Terror Fund Proceeds

Victims of Terror Fund – Premises Funds

Deadline to submit a verification form is April 1, 2019.

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Passport to Purim

Passport to Purim Young Adult Purim Party

Saturday, March 23 @ 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM
200 Lincoln Ave
Millvale,PA15209United States

Celebrate cultures around the world at Passport to Purim.

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Cardozo Society

Cardozo Society Panel

Thursday, March 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
444 Liberty Avenue, Four Gateway Center, Suite 200
Pittsburgh,PA15222United States

Join members of the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University Jewish Law Students Associations for a panel discussion about the day-to-day reality of a career in law.

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Ira and Nanette Gordon Professional Achievement Award Reception

Tuesday, April 9 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
5738 Darlington Road
Pittsburgh,PA15217United States

The Ira and Nanette Gordon Professional Achievement Award inspires communal…

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Passover Seder Plate Items

Cardozo Society Passover Luncheon

Thursday, April 25 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1 PPG Place, #1900
Pittsburgh,PA15222United States

Please join us for a Passover luncheon, hosted by the…

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David Broza Concert Yom Haatzmaut

David Broza Concert / Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebration in Schenley Plaza

Thursday, May 23 @ 4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4100 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh,PA15260United States

Yom Ha’atzmaut*: A celebration of Israel’s 71st Independence Day with International Multi-Platinum Israeli Musician David Broza!

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Thinking Locally Can Have Global Results

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 19, 2019

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…

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Victims of Terror Fund – Premises Funds – Information Gathering Form

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 15, 2019

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…

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Statement on New Zealand Islamophobic Attack

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 15, 2019

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…

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May War and Bloodshed Cease

By Jeff Finkelstein | March 15, 2019

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…

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Jewish Federation Releases Independent Committee Report On $6.3 Million Victims of Terror Fund Proceeds

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 5, 2019

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.

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Youth Hockey Team Has Most Successful Season Yet After Raising $1,888 for the Victims of Terror Fund.

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 1, 2019

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.…

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Thank You, First Responders

By Jeff Finkelstein | March 1, 2019

Jewish Federation put on a program to honor and thank all the first responders, including health care, Fire, EMS and others who did all they could on October 27th to protect and care for the worshipers in and around the Tree of Life Building.

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Jewish Federation’s Shinshinim Program to Double in Size

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | February 27, 2019

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.

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Jewish Federation Expands Israel Scholarships

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | February 22, 2019

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh increased the value of Israel scholarships from $1,750 to $2,200.

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Victims of Terror Fund Closes

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | February 22, 2019

Any additional money that comes in to the Victims of Terror Fund after February 22, 2019 will still help the community recover.

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