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Federation Stands Ready to Help Ukrainian Jews

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, February 18, 2022 / 0 Comments

What will happen between Russia and Ukraine is anyone’s guess.

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Federation Signs Letter to U.N. in Support of Israel

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, February 4, 2022 / 0 Comments

Federation signed onto a Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) letter to the Secretary General of the United Nations in response to the unfair report released by Amnesty International regarding Israel.

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Federation Response to Antisemitism

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, January 14, 2022 / 0 Comments

Antisemitism is not a problem promoted by Jews, we are merely the target. It must be fought by others.

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Another Impactful Week at Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, December 17, 2021 / 0 Comments

Yesterday impacting today and tomorrow. Today impacting today. Today impacting the world around us. Just a normal week for our Federation.

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Jewish Professionals Shine Light Year-Round

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, December 3, 2021 / 0 Comments

Chanukah is the perfect time of year to show our appreciation for all they do.

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One of the Greatest Mitzvot

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 19, 2021 / 0 Comments

Concurrently with the growth of cemeteries under management, the leadership of JCBA has been working diligently to build an endowment to support cemeteries that do not have adequate endowment funds.

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VUCA: An Acronym for This Moment in Time

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 12, 2021 / 0 Comments

In a time of VUCA, we must still plan and push forward.

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Join Us for the Joys of Shabbat Shelanu

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 29, 2021 / 0 Comments

For me, and for the families that participate, it is a light that shines through a cloudy and gloomy time.

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Remember and Reflect, in Spirit and Action

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 22, 2021 / 0 Comments

I hope you will join me in many of these opportunities to remember and honor both who and what was taken from us.

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We Are Honored to Support the Eradicate Hate Global Summit

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 8, 2021 / 0 Comments

Federation has “its hands” into many areas in our Pittsburgh community. One where we are playing an important role is with the Eradicate Hate Global Summit scheduled to take place in Pittsburgh from October 18th-20th. Our responsibilities, largely hidden from public view, have been on the administrative side, serving as the fiscal agent for this […]

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Micro-Communities Are Where It’s At!

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

Learn about the Samuel L. Goldston Teen Philanthropy Project and Honeymoon Israel.

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Getting at the Truth

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 10, 2021 / 0 Comments

Jewish tradition accepts the fact that disagreements are a part of life.

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Federation Keeps the Lights On No Matter What!

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, August 20, 2021 / 0 Comments

Believe me, we will do what is right whether the request comes from a donor or not.

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Thanks to You, We’re Making Headlines

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, July 30, 2021 / 0 Comments

All of this happens because of you, our donors.

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Jewish Unity is the Iron Dome

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, July 16, 2021 / 0 Comments

I am writing this message sitting at Ben Gurion airport awaiting my return flight to the states following a whirlwind experience as part of a Jewish Federations of North America Solidarity Mission.

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Federation Volunteer Leadership is Core to Success

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, June 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

Working in partnership with our volunteer leaders has been and continues to be one of the greatest blessings I have experienced in this work.

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Federation Helps Keep Our Community Safe

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, June 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

Fighting antisemitism and hardening Jewish facilities are both about the safety of our Jewish community.

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We Can Bear This Burden Together

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 28, 2021 / 0 Comments

Join me at 6 PM on Tuesday in downtown Pittsburgh at the City-County Building to stand b’yachad, together, in solidarity against antisemitism.

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Jewish & Arab Cooperation Continues Amid Violence in Israel

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 14, 2021 / 0 Comments

In much of the country (largely invisibly, sadly), cooperative relations between Jewish and Arab Israelis remains very much intact

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Your Federation is Operating Well

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 7, 2021 / 0 Comments

Our ability to do so much good in the community is only possible if the Federation is operating well.

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