CRC in the News

Community Relations Council Previously Passed Resolutions

Hillel JUC and Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Joint Statement on Anti-Israel Protests at Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh in conjunction with The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel Jewish University Center (Hillel JUC) are outraged by the anti-Israel protests at Pitt's Cathedral of Learning that occurred recently.

Vibrant Pittsburgh & the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Award $50,000 to Diverse Talent Retention Initiatives

Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Urban Affairs Foundation, part of the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, have awarded $25,000 grants to two organizations leading initiatives to retain the diverse talent of our region.

Vibrant Pittsburgh and Urban Affairs Foundation Offer  Grants to Address Retention of Diverse Talent across Region’s Community-Based Organizations 

Each organization has committed $25,000 to create a $50,000 pool to fund projects that increase the civic engagement of diverse and immigrant communities.
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Regarding January 27, 2023 Terror Attacks in Jerusalem

We are devasted by the horrific attack in Jerusalem this past Shabbat where a Palestinian terrorist killed seven civilians outside a synagogue.
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Jewish Pittsburgh Regional Institutions Awarded $730,000

Five million dollars approved for Pennsylvania's nonprofit security grant program this year.
Laura Cherner at 1-27-2022 press conference

Not Afraid to Worship

Leaders gather at the Federation building to announce $4.5 million in funding for the Nonprofit Security Grant Fund Program.
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Community Relations Council Statement on the Crisis in Israel

We are devastated by the violence that has been indiscriminately targeting Israeli civilians and perpetuating terror.
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Help an Israel Under Attack

Urge Members of Congress to Stand with Israel!
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Israel Situation Webinars

You are invited to two separate Jewish Federations' webinars on the situation in Israel.
Community Security

Federation Lobbied $5M State Security Budget Item Benefits Pittsburgh Again

$1,052,692 in security grants were awarded to Pittsburgh synagogues and Jewish agencies.


Laura Cherner
Laura Cherner
Director, Community Relations Council