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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, N.Y.

By Community Relations Council

We are saddened and horrified by the stabbing of several people at a Hanukkah celebration in a rabbi’s home last night in Monsey, N.Y. We stand in solidarity with the Monsey Jewish community, and we pray for the wounded to heal quickly and completely.

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Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Honoring the lives lost in the attack on three Pittsburgh synagogues.

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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

E3: Empowered, Educated & Engaged

E3: An Evening at Manchester Bidwell with Bill Strickland

Tuesday, January 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
1815 Metropolitan Stre
Pittsburgh, PA 15233 United States

Join the ladies of E3 for an exclusive tour of…

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Young Adult Bar Club – Trivia at Bigham Tavern

Thursday, January 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
321 Bigham St
Pittsburgh, PA 15211 United States

Join us to play trivia at Bigham!

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Knowledge & Nosh: Women’s Lunch Break to Educate

Tuesday, February 4 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
(1620 Murray Avenue, 1st Floor, Squirrel Hill)

Creating a More Equitably Shared Society in Israel Through Education, Featuring Sarah Kreimer.

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Game Night Shabbat

YAD Game Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday, February 7 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join Zach Schwartz at his home in Lawrenceville (address provided…

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Tu B’Shevat Birthday Party for the Trees!

Sunday, February 9 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
5738 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

ראש השנה לאילנות (Rosh Hashanah of Trees) Help us celebrate…

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Eleventh Hour Brewing

Young Adult Brewery Club at Eleventh Hour Brewing

Sunday, February 16 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3711 Charlotte St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join other young adults for a tour of Eleventh Hour…

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Phoning

Jewish Federation Phoning

Wednesday, February 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

Open to the community, join us to help raise funds…

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Open House for Momentum Trip to Israel

Wednesday, February 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Squirrel Hill
Pittsburgh, PA United States

Classrooms Without Borders and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh…

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Did You Hear?

Our First “Peak Week” – Shinshinim

By Guy Hoffman | January 21, 2020

Read about the Shinshinim’s first “Peak Week” doing activities together with students from Pre-K to Eighth grade where everyone learns about a special subject.

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#JewishANDProud Day

By Community Relations Council | January 4, 2020

In response to the onslaught of violent anti-Semitic attacks targeting the Jewish community in New York, participate in a worldwide day of Jewish pride.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, N.Y.

By Community Relations Council | December 29, 2019

We are saddened and horrified by the stabbing of several people at a Hanukkah celebration in a rabbi’s home last night in Monsey, N.Y. We stand in solidarity with the Monsey Jewish community, and we pray for the wounded to heal quickly and completely.

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Modern Day Miracles – A 2019 Retrospective

By Jeff Finkelstein | December 20, 2019

With the help of my Management Team, I compiled a list of some of the highlights of what we as a Federation staff, in partnership with our volunteers, accomplished in 2019. I want to share that list, in no order of importance, with you. As we enter the holiday of Chanukah, we thank you for making modern day miracles happen.

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Thank You for the Light

By Jeff Finkelstein | December 19, 2019

Our Jewish community’s light burns brightest when we work together—to engage with each other, to help the most vulnerable and to teach about Jewish values.

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How Tax Code Can be Good for Tzedaka

By Jeff Finkelstein | December 13, 2019

While we all believe in tzedakah, we also agree that there is nothing wrong with giving in a manner that maximizes tax benefits.

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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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