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Jewish Delegate Assembly of Greater Pittsburgh Policy Statement on Food Insecurity

Jewish tradition teaches us that we must feed the hungry. Hunger is a problem that affects people of all ages, but it is a particularly devastating problem for children. There is both a moral and an economic imperative to address this problem. “Food insecurity” is a new term in the American lexicon. It has replaced …

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Jewish Delegate Assembly of Greater Pittsburgh Policy Statement on Proactive Israel Support & Countering Anti-Jewish and Anti-Israel Activity in Pittsburgh

Most Jewish students live and study on campuses on which they feel secure in their identity. However, especially during times of conflict between Israel and its neighbors, a disturbing anti-Israel climate can appear on Pittsburgh college campuses. This was evident during November 2012 when anti-Israel community members protested outside The Edward and Rose Berman Hillel …

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Jewish Delegate Assembly of Greater Pittsburgh Policy Statement on Inclusion and Disabilities

In Genesis 1:27, we read that Adam, and by extension, all people, was created in “the image of God.” This teaches us that there is holiness in all people, regardless of their physical, sensory, emotional or intellectual abilities. Everyone, therefore is entitled to be treated with dignity and respect. All Jews can contribute to the …

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Jewish Federation Privacy Notice

JEWISH FEDERATION PRIVACY NOTICE Last Updated: August [DATE], 2021 The privacy of your personal information is important to us. This Privacy Notice describes our data privacy practices with respect to personal data the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh (“Jewish Federation”) collects from and about you, including when you visit our websites where this Privacy Notice …

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The below programs reflect needs that have surfaced as of today, May 18, 2021. Additional details are available for each program, including location,partners, timeframe, and more. Each area of intervention builds upon existing areas of expertise and partnerships that have been fostered over the past years and decades. CHILDREN AND FAMILIES AT-RISK Trauma support and …

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