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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Community Relations Council Supports Communities of Color

By Community Relations Council | June 5, 2020

It’s been a difficult and emotional week. A recap of our outreach to the Black community:

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

By Community Relations Council | 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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Chinese and Jewish Groups Condemn COVID-Related Anti-Semitism, Anti-Asian Racism

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | 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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Jewish Federation Joins “Illumination Ovation” April 7 & 14 to Celebrate Heroes Fighting the Coronavirus Crisis

By Community Relations Council | April 3, 2020

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

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Employment Law Webinar 3-26-2020

Employment Law Webinar

By Community Relations Council | March 26, 2020

Learn about the latest provisions that will help business owners and our Jewish community.

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Coronavirus is Harming the Pittsburgh Economy

By Community Relations Council | 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 | January 28, 2020

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

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Action Alert_#JewishProud

#JewishANDProud Day

By Community Relations Council | January 4, 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 | 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, Community Relations Director; Governor Tom Wolf; and Jeffrey Finkelstein, President & CEO of Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Why Young Adults Give to the Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein | 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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Federation’s Work in Government Relations Benefits Jewish Communities

By Jeff Finkelstein | 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 | 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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