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Laura Cherner at 1-27-2022 press conference

Not Afraid to Worship

By Laura Cherner / Friday, January 28, 2022

Leaders gather at the Federation building to announce $4.5 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Fund Program.

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Community Relations Council Statement on the Crisis in Israel

By Community Relations Council / Wednesday, May 12, 2021

We are devastated by the violence that has been indiscriminately targeting Israeli civilians and perpetuating terror.

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Help an Israel Under Attack

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Urge Members of Congress to Stand with Israel!

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Israel Situation Webinars

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, May 12, 2021

You are invited to two separate Jewish Federations’ webinars on the situation in Israel.

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Community Security

Federation Lobbied $5M State Security Budget Item Benefits Pittsburgh Again

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, March 12, 2021

$1,052,692 in security grants were awarded to Pittsburgh synagogues and Jewish agencies.

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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

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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Pittsburgh Bridges are like CRC

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Riots Sparked by the Killing of George Floyd

By Community Relations Council / Monday, June 1, 2020

We stand with the African American community and all communities of color in mourning the deaths of Mr. Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others who have lost their lives simply because of the color of their skin.

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Coronavirus is Harming the Pittsburgh Economy

By Community Relations Council / Friday, February 28, 2020

The Organization of Chinese Americans-Pittsburgh Chapter and the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh announced a partnership with elected officials to help combat the negative impact on the local economy caused by a fear of contracting coronavirus.

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How to Apply for Act 83 Non-Profit Security Grant Funds

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Learn how to apply for security grants for your non-profit organization.

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#JewishANDProud Day

By Community Relations Council / Sunday, January 5, 2020

In response to the onslaught of violent anti-Semitic attacks targeting the Jewish community in New York, participate in a worldwide day of Jewish pride.

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Stronger Together

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, N.Y.

By Community Relations Council / Sunday, December 29, 2019

We are saddened and horrified by the stabbing of several people at a Hanukkah celebration in a rabbi’s home last night in Monsey, N.Y. We stand in solidarity with the Monsey Jewish community, and we pray for the wounded to heal quickly and completely.

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Josh Sayles

Why Young Adults Give to the Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 8, 2019

Equally as inspiring to me was hearing from a few of these young adults about their motivations for involvement. There is no doubt, our community’s future is extremely bright.

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Community Relations Council

Federation’s Work in Government Relations Benefits Jewish Communities

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 1, 2019

A core component of Federation’s work is in the area of government relations and working towards actions at the local, state and federal level that can positively impact our Jewish community.

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Apples and Honey 2019

Your Federation as Convener

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, 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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8-21-2019 One-Year Commemoration of October 27th Update

New Federation Board Helps Ensure Community Well-Being

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, 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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Stronger Together

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

By Community Relations Council / Sunday, 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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Legacy International Worship Center

Foiled attack on North Side church – what you can do to help

By Community Relations Council / Friday, June 21, 2019

What you can do to stand against extremism that threatens all communities.

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Pride Parade 2017

Love is Kosher: Stronger Together

By Laura Cherner / Thursday, May 9, 2019

While the Equality March is truly a highlight for many members of the Jewish community, we will be supporting from the sidelines this year, as June 9 is also the major Jewish holiday of Shavuot.

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Statement on New Zealand Islamophobic Attack

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, March 15, 2019

The Greater Pittsburgh Jewish community was shocked and deeply saddened by the horrific Islamophobic attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, yesterday resulting in the senseless murder of at least 49 people. We stand in solidarity with the Muslim community in Christchurch, in Pittsburgh, and around the world. “Unfortunately we are all too familiar with the devastating […]

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Jewish Delegate Assembly of Greater Pittsburgh Statement on the Importance of Intra-Jewish Communal Unity and Peoplehood

By Community Relations Council / Monday, September 18, 2017

Cosponsors: Beth El Congregation, Congregation Beth Shalom, Jewish Community Center, New Light Congregation, Rodef Shalom, Shaare Torah Congregation, Temple Emanuel of the South Hills, Temple Sinai הִ נֵּה מַ ה ּטֹוב ּומַ ה נָּעִ ים שֶׁ בֶׁת אַ חִ ים גַם יָּחַד Heenay ma tov u’ma naim shevet achim gam yachad “How good and pleasant […]

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