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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, June 14, 2024
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With the uptick in graffiti and antisemitic incidents please consider joining the Jewish Federation’s Virtual Block Watch Program. The program is entirely voluntary and is designed to keep our community safe through collaboration.

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Tikkun Leil Shavuot

A Pre-Shavuot Reflection in Difficult Times

Friday, June 7, 2024
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Instead of a longer, cohesive message, I have a few thoughts to share ahead of the next week.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, June 7, 2024
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The defense team in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial has filed its notice to appeal the conviction and sentence.

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PJ Library Summer Reading

PJ Library Summer Book Challenge

Thursday, June 6, 2024
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Your PJ Library young reader can get a FREE Rita’s ice just for reading!

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Hillel JUC and Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Joint Statement on Anti-Israel Protests at Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning

Monday, June 3, 2024
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The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh in conjunction with The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University Center (Hillel JUC) are outraged by the anti-Israel protests at Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning that occurred recently.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 31, 2024
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With the uptick in graffiti and antisemitic incidents please consider joining the Jewish Federation’s Virtual Block Watch Program, a volunteer network that can be called upon to provide residential or business video surveillance footage to help prevent, deter, and possibly solve crimes.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Risk-Taking: How Much Danger Does Jewish Law Permit?

Thursday, May 30, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 24, 2024
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William Murray was arrested yesterday for Ethnic Intimidation relating to the alleged hate symbol he drew at the entrance of Shaare Torah. At this time, we do not have reason to believe he poses a threat to our community.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: War Ethics in the Jewish Legal Tradition

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Jewish Law in the Legal System of Israel

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Understanding the Structure of Jewish Legal Texts

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Legalizing Cannabis Is it Jewishly Acceptable?

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Halloween, Yoga and Seances: The Legal Boundary Between Forbidden Practices and Harmless Activities

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Protected: CLE: Immigration From a Jewish Law Perspective

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 17, 2024
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An individual has been charged with the theft of multiple “We Stand with Israel” street signs in Squirrel Hill.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 10, 2024
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In many instances across the country, professional protestors are leading these efforts, and the rhetoric and actions continue to be concerning for Jewish students and the Jewish community-at-large.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, May 3, 2024
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The Schenley Plaza encampment was completely disbanded on April 29.

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Communities2Gether: Rebuilding Homes in Times of Need

Friday, April 26, 2024
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This week Kim Salzman, Director, Israel & Overseas Planning & Impact, writes about a newly formed partnership with Kibbutz Nir Yitzchak to help rebuild the area.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Security Update

Friday, April 26, 2024
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University of Pittsburgh was one of 33 universities engaging in anti-Israel protests. The protest initially started on Tuesday, April 23rd on Pitt’s campus but the students were then moved to Schenley Plaza with the agreement that they will vacate today.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Shabbat HaGadol

Friday, April 19, 2024
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It does appear that Israel has accomplished the very difficult challenge of responding to the unprecedented attack from Iran without further escalating the conflict.

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