Mitzvah Day

Mitzvah Day 2019!

Registration opens November 25th at noon!

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.

Stay Informed

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

Tax Prep

United Way Free Tax Prep Info. Session Lunch

Friday, December 13 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

Serve as a volunteer tax preparer this 2020 tax season!…

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Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, December 13 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Shabbat dinner and games in a Lawrenceville private home.

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Mindful Brewing

Young Adult Brewery Club at Mindful Brewing

Sunday, December 15 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3759 Library Rd. PA 15234 United States

Join other young adults for a tour of Mindful Brewing.…

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Mission to Israel: Monroeville Info Session

Tuesday, December 17 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
4415 Northern Pike
Monroeville, PA 15146 United States

Join us at Temple David in Monroeville to learn more about the upcoming Volunteer Center Mission to Israel!

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Tax Prep

United Way Free Tax Prep Info. Session Evening

Tuesday, December 17 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

Serve as a volunteer tax preparer this 2020 tax season!…

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Hanukkah Donuts

YAD Latkes and Sufganiyot!

Wednesday, December 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

YAD and Young Adults at Beth Shalom are teaming up…

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Knowledge and Nosh

Knowledge & Nosh

Sunday, January 5, 2020 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
5738 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the…

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YAD Ladies’ Night Out

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5135 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15224 United States

It’s Ladies’ Night and tonight we’re making kokedama! What’s a…

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Did You Hear?

Super Sunday is December 8th

By Jeff Finkelstein | December 6, 2019

You can be part of this experience whether you have ever made a phone call asking for donations to the Federation or not.

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Federation Announces a “Free” Israel Trip for 27-32 Year Olds!

By Jeff Finkelstein | November 22, 2019

Our Federation is proud to announce a Birthright Israel trip for Pittsburgh based 27-32 year olds from June 28-July 6, 2020.

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You Have the Ability To Respond

By Jeff Finkelstein | November 15, 2019

Over the last several days, more than 400 rockets have been shot indiscriminately at civilians in Israel by the Islamic Jihad in Gaza.

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Week Summary – Tamar The Shinshinit

By Tamar Nawy | November 12, 2019

This past week has been like a roller coaster for me. On Saturday, I and lots of Pittsburgh teenagers went to the anniversary Havdalah in Beit Shalom synagogue commemorating the October 27, 2018 attack. At the Havdalah, I had the opportunity to meet teenagers who, over the last three months, I got to know from…

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Why Young Adults Give to the Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein | November 8, 2019

Equally as inspiring to me was hearing from a few of these young adults about their motivations for involvement. There is no doubt, our community’s future is extremely bright.

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Jewish Federation Announces Record Allocations and Grants in Year 2019-20

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | November 4, 2019

Donors to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will enable a record $36.8 million in allocations and grants to human services and community-building programs in 2019–20.

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Federation Funding Helps Work Magic

By Kim Salzman | November 4, 2019

Kibbutz Eshbal, which works with at-risk youth, has partnered with the Greater Pittsburgh Federation since its founding in 1998.

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Federation’s Work in Government Relations Benefits Jewish Communities

By Jeff Finkelstein | November 1, 2019

A core component of Federation’s work is in the area of government relations and working towards actions at the local, state and federal level that can positively impact our Jewish community.

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October 27th Commemoration Held in Pittsburgh Sister City, Karmiel

By Kim Salzman | October 27, 2019

Yedid Nefesh synagogue in Karmiel, Israel held a memorial event marking one year since the attack on the three congregations housed in the Tree of Life building.

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Pause with Pittsburgh

By Jeff Finkelstein | October 18, 2019

As you probably know, there are major activities planned for October 27th and all of the details can be found at

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