Blue Point Security

Nonprofit Security Grants Information

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, December 10, 2021

These materials are designed to assist you in applying for security funding.

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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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Blue Point Security

Keeping Our Community Safe and Open

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, November 13, 2020

We are trying not only to keep our community safe, but also trying to help everyone to feel safe.

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Shaare Torah Congregation

Shabbos Synagogue Closures & Restrictions

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, March 24, 2020

A list of known Shabbat synagogue closures and restrictions in greater Pittsburgh as of March 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

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2000 Technology Drive

Responding to the Needs of the Day

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, March 13, 2020

Since this was published, the Federation has decided to close it’s offices at 2000 Technology Drive for the next two weeks. Remember, the Federation is open for business, just remotely!

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Jewish Federation Urges Calm and Coordinates Response to Coronavirus

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Tuesday, March 10, 2020

PITTSBURGH—The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is working to calm fears in the Pittsburgh Jewish community during the COVID-19/Coronavirus threat, by formulating a response together with other Jewish agencies. “It’s important for many people in the Jewish community to know that their Jewish institutions and synagogues have plans to keep them safe and informed.” Meryl […]

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Reliable Sources of Information

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Monday, March 9, 2020

The following reliable sources of information will keep you advised of coronavirus information.

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all of us globe

Coronavirus Update

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Friday, March 6, 2020

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh continues to monitor the spread of the coronavirus closely with support from our national organizations and from local government.

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Pittsburgh Point Park

Protecting Our Children and the Entire Region

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, February 21, 2020

Our Security Committee made the decision to provide life saving Go Bags to EVERY classroom in Jewish Pittsburgh. And four Mezuzot that hung in the old Federation building are now hanging in the 10.27 Healing Partnership.

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Security Grant Info

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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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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Stronger Together

“Shabbat Shalom ve Hag Sukkot sameach to Pittsburgh from Halle!”

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 11, 2019

Another antisemitic attack, however this one did not work out as the attacker had intended. due to improvements made through The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Security Assistance Fund.

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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

Anti-Semitic Materials Distributed in Squirrel Hill

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Monday, December 10, 2018

As many of you already know, numerous Anti-Semitic pamphlets in clear bags with seeds were discovered throughout the area over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Police are well aware of and actively addressing the matter. The FBI is also aware and assessing the items discovered. Here are some of the items discovered and turned over to […]

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