Shabbat Shalom

city council meeting

Call Your County Council Member

Friday, February 23, 2024
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Late last month, a small group of community leaders traveled to DC to engage with our elected officials about issues of critical importance to the Jewish community. We had the opportunity to meet with the offices of Senator Casey and Senator Fetterman, as well as Congressman Deluzio and the office of Congresswoman Lee. This trip […]

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Yad Sarah airlift of medical supplies supported by JFNA

Operation Breath of Life

Friday, February 9, 2024
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Federations support Yad Sarah in airlifting medical supplies due to transportation issue caused by Houthi terrorists.

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Norman Finkelstein, Zichrono Livrocho

Friday, January 19, 2024
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As I eulogized my father at his funeral, I said, “I am a Jewish communal professional, as my father was, because my father was.

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Call For Israel Now

Doing Our Part: Call Congress!

Friday, December 8, 2023
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The fight for political autonomy continues today, extending beyond the heroic efforts of those defending Israel.

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We Stand With Israel at March for Israel in DC 11-14-2023

Beyond the March: The Unseen Efforts of Federation Staff

Friday, November 17, 2023
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None of what you see emanating from your Federation happens without this hard-working team of highly professionalized staff.

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March for Israel in Washington D.C.

This is Our Moment!

Friday, November 10, 2023
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We’re marching on or near the National Mall for a 1 p.m. rally in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, November 14.

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School program for evacuated children from southern Israel_Credit Shalva

Report From the Israeli Homefront

Friday, November 3, 2023
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Now, perhaps more than ever in our lifetimes, we must be one nation, one people, with one heart.

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Sorting personal basic needs for soldiers. The association for Israel’s Soldiers. Oct. 2023.

The Jewish People: An Ideology of Life and Love

Friday, October 27, 2023
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Love always triumphs over hate.

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The Empty Shabbos Table

The Empty Shabbat Table

Friday, October 20, 2023
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I have so much to say and don’t know what to say. I think this post I saw on Facebook says so much with few words. Remember each of the hostages this Shabbat. Shabbat Shalom and please contribute to our Israel Emergency Relief effort (now at over $5 million).

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Violins of Hope

The Quiet Hand of Federation

Friday, September 29, 2023
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Federation kickstarts the Eradicate Hate Global Summit and brings Violins of Hope to Pittsburgh.

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May We All Be Inscribed in the Book of Life

Friday, September 22, 2023
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Some of you may know that when I was in high school, I had decided that my future path would be to become a Conservative Rabbi.

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shofar at sunset

Judge All With the Scale Weighted in His/Her Favor

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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We are in the month of Elul which is traditionally when we begin the serious repentance process leading up to Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Jewish Foundation Adds Over $31 Million

Friday, August 11, 2023
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Foundation has had a historic, record-breaking year, adding over $31 million to its corpus from July 2022 through June 2023.

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412x972 Pittsburgh Tel Aviv

AHN Collaborates With Israeli Health Technology Start-Ups

Friday, July 7, 2023
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Federation support for Pittsburgh/Israel connections is good for business!

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Summer Israel Programs

End of Campaign is Just the Beginning

Friday, June 30, 2023
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Contrary to the notion of a quiet summer at the Federation, we are buzzing with activity!

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Kherson Dam in Ukraine - By Дзюбак Володимир - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, httpscommons.wikimedia.orgwindex.phpcurid=72550892

Thank You for Helping the Jews of Kherson, Ukraine

Friday, June 9, 2023
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Federation partners provide food, water and medications for immediate aid.

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Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Connect With Community at Tikkun Leil Shavuot

Friday, May 19, 2023
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Starting at 10 pm at the Squirrel Hill JCC (thank you to the JCC for the long-standing partnership), we will offer 22 different sessions to immerse ourselves in Jewish study.

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Harrisburg Capital Complex

Travelog Through Harrisburg, State College and Israel

Friday, May 12, 2023
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Pittsburgh plays a role in the Jewish life in Pennsylvania and Israel.

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Israel at 75 General Assembly

Our Support of Israel Makes a Huge Difference

Friday, April 28, 2023
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How lucky were several us from Pittsburgh to be in Israel this past week to mourn with the country for her fallen on Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and then to celebrate Israel’s 75th Independence Day on Yom Ha’atzmaut!

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Young boy at Passover Seder

Questioning Strengthens and Improves Our Community

Friday, March 31, 2023
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I am proud of the questions we here in Pittsburgh have been asking.

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