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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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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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Venezuela to Israel: Tony Raichler

Wednesday, April 10 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh,PA15219United States

Come hear Tony Raichler, a young adult Venezuelan Jew who made aliyah to Israel, speak about his experiences as a lone soldier and his integration into Israeli society.

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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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Providing Immediate Relief in Israel

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 25, 2019

Victims of rocket attacks in Moshav Mishmeret receive immediate relief from Community Campaign donations to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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The Shinshinim Celebrate Purim!

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 22, 2019

Purim in Pittsburgh! We had the best time dressing up with Pittsburgh community that definitely knows how to celebrate Purim! We took part with Community Day School’s and Beth Shalom Carnival. We played games, we did some art and craft and had a really good time. As always, it was fun to see you all!!…

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Breaking All the Right Records

By Jeff Finkelstein | March 22, 2019

Because we did little work on the Campaign from October 27th through the end of 2018, we are behind in pace, but are beginning to catch up.

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Update: Standing with Our Muslim Neighbors

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 21, 2019

Many have reached out to ask how we can provide support to the local Muslim community after the horrendous shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15, 2019. Here are several opportunities to do so: STAND WITH THE MUSLIM COMMUNITY Friday, March 22, 11:30am-2pm: Attend a Friday afternoon prayer service at Attawheed Islamic Center, 401…

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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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