Building a Safer, More Inclusive World

We lead and support efforts that support a more just, secure and inclusive society, where we accept everyone regardless of their backgrounds, beliefs or identity.

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Creating Safe Spaces for Children and Teens

At the heart of the Pittsburgh Jewish community, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is helping to create safe and protected spaces for children and teens.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: Chet Stofman & Carol Tabas

Carol Tabas, the mother of a nonverbal man with cerebral palsy, tapped her Jewish Residential Services network to find disabilities-specific COVID information and solace — thanks to donors to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: Ethiopian Olim

Jewish Federation played an integral role in bringing 280 more Ethiopian Jews home to Israel.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: Kevin & Barbara Ginsburg

The Jewish Federation improved the well-being of Kevin, a mostly nonverbal man with intellectual disabilities in group care.

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Communities of Mutual Support

While our relationship with the local Black community has been strong for many years, it became even stronger after the shooting at the Tree of Life building on Oct. 27, 2018.

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Prioritizing Protecting Children From Abuse

Ensuring that our community remains safe from all threats, inside and out.

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Combating Antisemitic Election Disinformation

It’s critical now more than ever to distinguish between what’s real and what’s fake.

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Supporting People With Disabilities in a Special Time

An update from one of the Federation's special needs grantee organizations in Israel.

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Reaching People in Medical Need in Remote Places

Dedicated to the 11 victims from the October 27 shooting in Pittsburgh, this ambucycle with unique GPS technology and volunteer medics arrives to the scene of an accident or disaster in less than 3 minutes across the country and 90 seconds in metropolitan areas.

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Saving the Earth Through Recycling in Israel

As Israel prepares to weather a second coronavirus wave, the Jewish Federation funded a social enterprise that collects and reconditions electronic waste in Misgav.

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