Archive for December 2016

Jewish Life and Learning Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Welcomes Youth Development Expert Dr. Debi Gilboa for Three-Part Series

Events to be live-streamed to South and North Hills locations Jewish Life and Learning Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh welcomes parenting and youth development expert Dr. Debi Gilboa, or Dr. G, for a three-part parenting series specifically geared for families with young children. The sessions focus on how to talk to your…

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The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Hires Bradley Orsini as Director of Jewish Community Security

 The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh today announced the hiring of Bradley W. Orsini as director of Jewish community security. In this new position, Mr. Orsini will plan, direct and coordinate activities relating to the protection and security of the Jewish Federation and of Pittsburgh’s Jewish community organizations, including day schools, synagogues and Jewish communal…

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Community Study Kickoff

This was an exciting week as we kicked off the process to conduct our Jewish community’s first community study since 2002. Yes, it will give us demographics, but more importantly, it will tell us trends and help us—and by us I mean every Jewish institution and synagogue—to plan accordingly. This project is being fully funded…

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Jewish Federation Community Relations Council Hires Laura Cherner for New Assistant Director Position

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Community Relations Council (CRC) has hired Laura Cherner for the newly created position of assistant director. Cherner’s initial responsibilities include helping the CRC on programs to combat the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel and on the Catholic-Jewish Education Enrichment Program, which seeks to promote understanding between…

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