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Donor Advised Funds

Charitable Checking Accounts Tailored to Your Needs

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, December 2, 2022

It’s like a having a private foundation without that cost or burden of administration.

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Bringing People and Businesses Together

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 18, 2022

Federation innovation spans the non-profit and for-profit worlds.

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Mike Masters of Security Community Network speaks with ABC News

Pittsburgh Strong

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 4, 2022

I attended the General Assembly of the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) along with a few of our top leaders. I have been to over twenty GA’s since I started working here in Pittsburgh, but this particular conference felt decidedly different. I think this nuanced change was best described by Eric Fingerhut, the CEO […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Federation Urges Jewish Synagogues and Agencies to Apply for Security Grants

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, October 14, 2022

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh today sent an urgent call for Pittsburgh-area Jewish agencies and synagogues to apply for Pennsylvania security grant dollars.

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HBO Original Documentary

Beginning the Process Over Again

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 14, 2022

In less than two weeks, our Pittsburgh Jewish community will mark four years since the horrible antisemitic attack at the Tree of Life Building in Squirrel Hill. It’s hard to believe four years have passed since that unfathomable day when eleven of our community members lives were lost and two others were shot. I know […]

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We Accomplish So Much Together

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 30, 2022

Judaism recognizes the power and necessity of the collective.

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Jeff's Trip to Ethiopia

Finding Hope in Ethiopia

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 16, 2022

I cannot possible adequately encapsulate all within one Shabbat message. All I can express is how much I was influenced by the experience of the past week.

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High Holiday Hook Up

High Holiday Hookup

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Do you know what you’re doing for the High Holidays?

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Federations Make Modern History Happen

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 9, 2022

Gil Schneider and I are traveling to learn about the history of the Ethiopian Jewish community, their struggles, and their desire to eventually make their homes in Israel.

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Eradicate Hate Summit Reaches New Heights

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 2, 2022

For the second year in a row, our Jewish Federation is serving as the fiscal sponsor for the Eradicate Hate Global Summit.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Federation Partner LIFE & LEGACY Given Four-Year Extension

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, September 2, 2022

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s partner, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), announced that their national, four-year program LIFE & LEGACY will receive another four-year extension called LIFE & LEGACY PLUS.

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Meeting the Jewish Needs of the Day

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, August 26, 2022

Jewish communities must make the often difficult decisions to look to their future while always remembering and honoring their past.

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Pray for the Peace of Israel and Write Your Representatives!

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, August 12, 2022

This most recent clash demonstrated the Iron Dome’s 96% effective rate in intercepting rockets and preventing casualties.

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Federation to Honor Community Leaders and Explain What’s Next for the Federation

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s 2022 annual meeting will celebrate three community leaders and include insights into the Jewish Federation’s strategic plan.

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One Happy Camper

Federation’s Record $14 Million Community Campaign Makes Us All Happy Campers

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, July 29, 2022

These reasons and so many more are why we strive to raise more every year.

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President Biden Retraces MEGA MISSION Steps

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, July 15, 2022

While we must continue to remember our history, including horrible moments, we must always look to our destination.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Jewish Federation Allocates $13.75M to Local and Overseas Community Organizations

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, July 15, 2022

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh will provide a total of $13.75 million to agencies and programs in Pittsburgh and in Jewish communities around the world.

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Federation MEGA MISSION Embodies Unity Through Diversity

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, July 1, 2022

We are working to create unity in our Jewish community, NOT uniformity.

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Israel, Here We Come!

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, June 3, 2022

I wish all our mission participants a Nisiah Tova, a safe trip.

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Ukraine Update: Three-Month Update

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Expert hands continue to provide support in this crisis.

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