Strengthening Jewish Life

We connect people to Jewish life in ways that they find meaningful. From day schools to retirement homes and from community centers to synagogues, we support a wide range of programs and institutions for people at all life stages.


COVID-19 Relief Stories: Elul Beit Midrash

Federation helped Israelis cope with pandemic-caused isolation with a loan guarantee to Elul Beit Midrash, the first pluralistic house of learning in Israel.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: All Day at the J

Federation helps the place with the volleyball net transform into a community safety net: All Day at the J helps kids learn remotely while their parents work.

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COVID-19 Relief Stories: The Freyberg Family

For the Freyberg family, Jewish Federation funding eased the burden of pandemic-related school closure and helped Jewish day schools reopen safely.

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|Tahlia Altgold Hillel JUC Chanukah

COVID-19 Relief Stories: Tahlia Altgold and Eli Sigman

Jewish Federation has provided funding not only for the “obvious” things like life-saving personal protective equipment, but also for life-saving programming.

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Quarantined Families

PJ Library Resources for Quarantined Families

Explore Federation supported PJ Library's endless suggestions of online and unplugged activities

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The Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Jewish Federation Adds Third Community–Warsaw, Poland–to the Pittsburgh–Karmiel / Misgav Partnership

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh added Warsaw, Poland, as the third community in its Partnership2Gether (P2G) “sister city” program.

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Stronger Together|Jeff Finkelstein

Random Acts of Beauty & Unity in the Aftermath of Tragedy of Tree of Life Synagogue

Jeffrey Finkelstein discusses the security precautions that were in place before October 27th and the relationships that helped carry the Pittsburgh Jewish community through the days following the attack on the Tree of Life synagogue.

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