Campaign Closes June 15

  • $12.2 Million of $14 Million Goal

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  • $100,000 of $100,000 Match!

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  • $46,365 of ADDITIONAL $60,000 Match!

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An unprecedented crisis calls for an unparalleled response.

With the strength of our donors and volunteers, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has responded to the pandemic with speed and urgency.

How We Stay Stronger Together

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Our Growing Needs Due to Coronavirus

The Jewish Federation is relying on our generous philanthropic leaders for a record-breaking Community Campaign to ensure the recovery and continued resilience of our community.

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Everything we do as individuals, as leaders, and as a community will define who we are when this crisis is over.

Connect With Your Community

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Tikkun Leil ONLINE

Wednesday, May 27 @ 9:00 PM - 11:50 PM

Tikkun Leil Shavuot traditionally brings the entire Jewish community together…

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Young Adult Virtual Game Night

Sunday, May 31 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for game night, with host Zach Schwartz, from…

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Lion of Judah Lunch & Learn

Monday, June 1 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Are Haredim from Mars while we are from Venus? Is…

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Young Adult Virtual Happy Hour

Thursday, June 4 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pour yourself a glass of wine, shake up a cocktail…

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Jewish Views on the Afterlife

Monday, June 15 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Jewish Views on the Afterlife: Young Adult Jewish Learning with…

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Did You Hear?

Numbers are More than Statistics

By Jeff Finkelstein | May 22, 2020

While numbers are critical to measure and inform, in the end, it’s all about people.

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Jewish Federation has Distributed $881,017 in Coronavirus Relief Funds

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | May 20, 2020

These funds are a combination of campaign and foundation allocations that were reallocated and supplemental donor gifts.

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Kosher Restaurant & Food Updates

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | May 20, 2020

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

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Tikkun Leil Shavuot ONLINE This Year

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | May 15, 2020

What makes our Tikkun Leil Shavuot in Pittsburgh so extraordinary is that it breaks down all our communal boundaries.

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JAA Parade of Thanks

By Jeff Finkelstein | May 8, 2020

I want to use this opportunity to express deep gratitude to all my colleagues. Thank you! Toda Raba!

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Chinese and Jewish Groups Condemn COVID-Related Anti-Semitism, Anti-Asian Racism

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | May 6, 2020

We encourage all Pittsburghers, no matter their race or religion, to persevere and stay safe as we traverse these trying times together.

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Holiness Requires Community

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | May 1, 2020

Holiness is not an elevated private experience; it exists only in the context of the day to day challenges of living with others.

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Connected Globally in Quarantine

By Jeff Finkelstein | April 24, 2020

While I know that this quarantine life is not easy for any of us, our ancestors realized it was one of the strongest tools in our tool belt.

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Update: How Jewish Federation is Responding to Coronavirus

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | April 23, 2020

The Jewish Federation’s financial resources development team continues to work hard to increase the unrestricted Community Campaign that makes this work possible.

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Getting COVID-19 Support Dollars to the Right Place

By Jeff Finkelstein | April 17, 2020

Our Federation has secured over $1.6 Million in direct COVID-19 support, coming from a reallocation of existing Federation dollars and additional donations from some very generous donors.

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