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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

Shabbat Dinner

I-Volunteer Shabbat Dinner

Friday, September 13 @ 6:30 PM - Wednesday, September 25 @ 9:00 PM
2319 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join other 18-45 year-olds for Shabbat dinner at Shaare Torah.

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Israel Your Way 2020

Volunteer Center Mission to Israel Info Session 1

Thursday, September 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

The Volunteer Center will be traveling to Israel on May…

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Foundation Fall Forum

Jewish Community Foundation Annual Meeting

Sunday, September 22 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

The Jewish Community Foundation presents the 2019 Fall Forum featuring Dr. Erica Brown in conversation with Rabbi Danny Schiff on Leading Issues in Contemporary Jewish Life.

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Challah Baking

VOOM! Challah Baking

Sunday, September 22 @ 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
310 Electric Ave.
East Pittsburgh, PA 15112 United States

Prepping Challah bread that will be donated to the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry.

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YAD Couples Club

Sunday, September 22 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
300 39th St
Pittsburgh, PA 15201 United States

Join us at the first Couples Group meet-up to get to know other couples in the city.

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Knowledge & Nosh: Women’s Lunch Break to Educate

Monday, September 23 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
1620 Murray Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

It’s Not Your Mother’s Federation… Jewish Young Adult Life in…

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Cardozo Society Law Student Gathering

Wednesday, September 25 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
225 Fifth Avenue, 12th Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

Join us for a grand schmooze to welcome back returning Jewish Pitt and Duquesne law students, and to meet new law students.

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Night of Philanthropy

Night of Philanthropy

Thursday, September 26 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
1212 Smallman Street
Pittsburgh, PA United States

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Major Donor Campaign Event. Learn…

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Your Federation as Convener

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 13, 2019

The Federation plays a convener role to help enhance communication and coordination, increase effectiveness and impact, and build strong individual and organizational relationships.

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Annual Meeting FEDTalks were Powerful and On Point

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 6, 2019

It was a fantastic but emotionally challenging Annual Meeting last night. Our FEDTalks addressed personal healing, healing for the helpers and communal healing after a tragedy.

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First Two Weeks In Pittsburgh

By Tamar Nawy | September 6, 2019

Shinshinim enjoy their first two weeks in Pittsburgh.

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New Federation Board Helps Ensure Community Well-Being

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 30, 2019

While serving as a Board member should be taken as an honor, it also comes with incredible responsibility. Last night, our Federation Board convened for nearly four hours to better understand their roles as fiduciaries of our organization.

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Community Gearing Up for Commemoration and New Connections

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 23, 2019

I want to call your attention to an article in the Post-Gazette this week about the community’s one year commemoration of what happened on October 27th. The day provides each of us with the opportunity to do what may be personally meaningful: Torah study, hands on volunteering, prayer, attending the gathering, or not doing any of these things.

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Planning Committee Announces Initial Plans for Commemoration of October 27 Attack

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | August 15, 2019

A Jewish community commemoration planning committee today announced initial plans for the upcoming one-year commemoration of the lives lost when three Pittsburgh Jewish congregations

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Partnerships and Collaboration Build Trusting Relationships

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 9, 2019

Our Federation established a theme after the October 27th shooting: “Stronger Together”. I know that when organizations work together on common goals, we achieve more.

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Statement Regarding Mass Shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio

By Community Relations Council | August 4, 2019

We are devastated and outraged by the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio this weekend, which resulted in the deaths of at least 29 innocent people.

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ReJEWventated in Toronto

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 2, 2019

The reach of our work is profound. I feel so lucky to have been part of this year’s Cabinet retreat because it reJEWvenated me.

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Finding Our Way

By Jeff Finkelstein | July 19, 2019

As we were driving along a curvy, single lane road, we passed a sign that we were entering Newtown, CT and Sandy Hook. My heart sank.

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