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Jewish Federation has Distributed $1,140,074 million in Coronavirus Relief Funds

July 2, 2020

These funds are a combination of campaign and foundation allocations that were reallocated and supplemental donor gifts.

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JAA Parade of Thanks

May 8, 2020

I want to use this opportunity to express deep gratitude to all my colleagues. Thank you! Toda Raba!

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Chinese and Jewish Groups Condemn COVID-Related Anti-Semitism, Anti-Asian Racism

May 6, 2020

We encourage all Pittsburghers, no matter their race or religion, to persevere and stay safe as we traverse these trying times together.

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Update: How Jewish Federation is Responding to Coronavirus

April 23, 2020

The Jewish Federation’s financial resources development team continues to work hard to increase the unrestricted Community Campaign that makes this work possible.

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Getting COVID-19 Support Dollars to the Right Place

April 17, 2020

Our Federation has secured over $1.6 Million in direct COVID-19 support, coming from a reallocation of existing Federation dollars and additional donations from some very generous donors.

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Jewish Federation Coronavirus Relief Reaches $543,000

April 12, 2020

This year’s campaign is THE most important campaign in the history of the Jewish Federation.

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Shabbat Shalom 4-3-2020

Find What You Need

April 3, 2020

President & CEO, Jeff Finkelstein wishes everyone a Shabbat Shalom of peace and good health.

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Jewish Federation Joins “Illumination Ovation” April 7 & 14 to Celebrate Heroes Fighting the Coronavirus Crisis

April 3, 2020

On April 7, turn on lights and go outside to applaud life sustaining workers with “Illumination Ovation”.

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Emergency Relief Reaches 250K

$250,000 of Grants for Coronavirus Relief Approved by Federation Board

April 2, 2020

A board appointed committee of volunteers and staff allocated this money to address immediate needs for medical supplies, food insecurity relief, financial relief and additional staffing at our agencies here, in Israel and in Jewish communities worldwide.

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Shabbos Synagogue Closures & Restrictions

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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Volunteering while Socially Distancing

March 24, 2020

Many people are now facing a plethora of free time and looking for ways to…

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Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses and Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

March 24, 2020

Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible…

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Rumor Control

March 23, 2020

Allegheny County Health Department has set up a webpage to help the community sort fact from fiction.

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Maintaining Jewish Community in the Wake of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

So much in Jewish life requires community. Judaism ain’t a solo concert, it’s a symphony.

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City to Distribute Meals to Registered Seniors Starting Friday, March 20

March 19, 2020

Senior Center alternative meals will be provided to those seniors who are currently registered for normal congregate meal service beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2020.

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Department of Human Services Releases COVID-19 Operational Recommendations for Child Care Providers

March 18, 2020

DHS Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) today released operational recommendations for child care providers Opens In A New Windowin Pennsylvania in response to COVID-19.

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Wolf Administration Directs Families to Emergency Food Assistance During COVID-19 Mitigation

March 17, 2020

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding issued guidance for accessing emergency food assistance for Pennsylvanians at risk of hunger due to measures to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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Federation Working Remotely

March 13, 2020

Due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s offices will be closed for the next 10 business days.

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Responding to the Needs of the Day

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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Focusing on Health & Safety

March 12, 2020

As the spread of COVID-19 continues, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is focusing on health and safety.

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Jewish Federation Urges Calm and Coordinates Response to Coronavirus

March 10, 2020

PITTSBURGH—The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is working to calm fears in the Pittsburgh Jewish…

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Reliable Sources of Information

March 9, 2020

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

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Several Federation Missions Canceled or Postponed

March 9, 2020

Several missions have been canceled or postponed due to travel concerns.

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Jewish Community Resources on Coronavirus Safety & Health

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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Coronavirus Update

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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Coronavirus is Harming the Pittsburgh Economy

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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