Pittsburgh's Sister Cities Karmiel and Misgav in Central Galilee and Warsaw, Poland.

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Pittsburgh's Newest Sister City
Strong, Vibrant and Connected...
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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. Contact Debbie Swartz at or 412-992-5208 to discuss the possibilities.
Israeli Youth Volunteer in Pittsburgh
Meet the Shinshinim who spend the year after high school building community abroad. In 2023-2024, there will be four Shinshinim in Pittsburgh!
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Diller דילר Teen Fellows
An leadership program for Jewish 10th and 11th grades that brings together a cohort of 20 teens in Pittsburgh and a cohort of 20 teens in Karmiel/Misgav to participate in workshops and Shabbat retreats over the course of a year on topics including Judaism, Israel, Tikkun Olam, Jewish Identity and leadership.

Volunteer Leadership

Dana Himmel
Partnership2Gether Co-Chair Pittsburgh
Vicki Holthaus
Partnership2Gether Co-Chair Pittsburgh

Events of Interest

Israel Scholarships Night: Information Session

Wednesday, January 17, 2024 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EST
All scholarship applicants are required to attend the Jewish Federation Israel Scholarship Night.  ...




Debbie Swartz
Debbie Swartz
Associate, Overseas Planning & Impact
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