Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

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Jewish Federation CEO Jeff Finkestein and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to Speak at “Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism” March 16

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Thursday, March 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

Other speakers will include mayors of Toronto, Amsterdam, Athens, Brussels and Palermo as well as Eric Fingerhut. Watch it streamed live.

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2021 Campaign Leadership Match

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, February 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

We’re thrilled to announce this $90,000 Leadership Match to help us double the impact of the 2021 Community Campaign.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: Tahlia Altgold & Eli Sigman

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Thursday, February 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

For some The Great Kugel Debate, held in October 2020 between Pittsburgh-area college students, may have been a matter of life or death.

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Zidan & Abdoul

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

Meet ZIDAN & ABDOUL: (Sudanese Asylum Seekers)
“When people think about Africans, they usually have the notion that we are all like the Graffiti figures behind us: Spear in one hand and Bone stuck to our head. We hope that one day people will see us the way we really are, and not in a preconceived way.”

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Super Sunday Raises $285,000!

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Monday, December 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Together we raised over $285,000, bringing the 2021 Community Campaign total to more than $5.5 million towards our $14 million goal!

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Jewish Federation has Distributed $1,549,380 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, December 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

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

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Jewish Federation Reaches Over $6 Million Milestone in COVID-19 Relief

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, November 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

The key impact areas include health and wellness, emergency funding and food insecurity, physical-space needs for proper social distancing, capacity building and maintaining Jewish identity.

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Jewish Federation Urges Early Planning for Israel Teen Travel

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Thursday, November 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

Remote education will probably prevail for the foreseeable future, so teens and young adults are yearning for meaningful alternative learning.

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Adat Shalom Preschool

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, September 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

Adat Shalom Preschool is dedicated to acclimating the young child to a school setting that fosters growth, the development of interpersonal skills, and a positive self image. From art to cooking, music and movement to physical education, our curriculum offers hands-on learning experiences for children.

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Jewish East Suburban Preschool (JESP)

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, September 4, 2020 / 0 Comments

JESP prides itself in providing a nurturing, caring environment to young children, ages 2 through pre-kindergarten, while at the same time teaching and preparing students for elementary school.

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Fasting on Yom Kippur

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

As Yom Kippur approaches, people may greet each other by saying Tzom Kal, which means “Have an easy fast.”

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Teshuvah

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Hebrew word for repentance is teshuvah, which literally means “return.”

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Tefillah

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Many synagogues offer a variety of services for adults, families and children of different ages.

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Tzedakah

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Hebrew word tzedakah literally means justice.

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New Year Greetings

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Learn the special greetings we share with each other during the High Holy Days

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New Year Brachot

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 2, 2020 / 0 Comments

Learn the New Year Blessings

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Promotes Laura Cherner to Director, Community Relations Council

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Thursday, August 27, 2020 / 0 Comments

Laura Cherner, assistant director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Community Relations Council (CRC), will become its director on Oct. 5, 2020.

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Michael G. Masters

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Monday, June 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

Michael G. Masters is the national director and CEO of the Secure Community Network (SCN), the national homeland security initiative of the Jewish Federations of North America and Conference of Presidents of Major American Organizations.

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Jewish Federation Coronavirus Relief Reaches $543,000

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Sunday, April 12, 2020 / 0 Comments

This year’s campaign is THE most important campaign in the history of the Jewish Federation.

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Virtual Seder Prep Webinar

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, April 3, 2020 / 0 Comments

In this seminar, Rabbi Schiff will offer pointers as to how to lead a quality Seder.

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