Israel & Overseas

Keep It Real

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It's Good for Israel
Your donations and volunteer missions make life better.
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Supporting Struggling Jewish Communities
Addressing social service needs of impoverished or underserved Jewish communities around the world.
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It's Good for You
Encouraging inclusiveness and a shared sense of peoplehood.
Shinshinim in Pittsburgh!
Young emissaries in your neighborhood, connecting people of all ages to Israel and Israeli culture.
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Connecting Schools & Synagogues Twinning
Develop your unique connection between Pittsburgh students, classrooms, entire schools or synagogues with a counterpart in Israel.
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Connecting Families Under The Same Moon
For families with at least one child between age 8 and 12. A guided correspondence project for children in Pittsburgh, Israel and Warsaw.

Volunteer Leadership

Judi Kanal
Israel Program Committee Chair
David Zeve
Israel & Overseas Funding Chair
Rochelle Wagner
Partnership2Gether Co-Chair
Dana Himmel
Partnership2Gether Co-Chair

Events of Interest

Israel Scholarships Night: Information Session

Thursday, March 21 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
All scholarship applicants are required to attend the Jewish Federation Israel Scholarship Night.  ...

Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

Sunday, May 12 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
Israel’s Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Sunday, May 19 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Details to come.

Upcoming Missions


Kim Salzman
Kim Salzman
Director, Israel & Overseas Planning & Impact
Debbie Swartz
Debbie Swartz
Associate, Overseas Planning & Impact