Israel & Overseas

Keep It Real

A Personal Connection.

Missions
Partnership2Gether
Giving
Your Personal Connection with Israel

Why It Matters

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It's Good for Israel

Your donations and volunteer missions make life better.

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Supporting Struggling Jewish Communities

Addressing social service needs of impoverished or underserved Jewish communities around the world.

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It's Good for You

Encouraging inclusiveness and a shared sense of peoplehood.

Shinshinim in Pittsburgh!

Meet your Israeli emissaries.

Israel Events

HOLD: Speaking Engagement with Meir Elran

February 27
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AIPAC Policy Conference

March 22 - March 26
WA United States

Contact Info: Michael Yaffe

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Israel Next 2019

Israel Next Info Session

April 11 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Intended Audience: Young Adults in their 20s & 30s.

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Israel Bonds/Beth El Tribute Brunch

May 5 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
1900 Cochran Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15220 United States
TBD

Israel Bonds and Beth El Congregation of the South Hills…

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Israel Scholarships

Teen Israel Travel

Learn which program is right for you.

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Religious Pluralism

Religious Pluralism

Working to protect everyone's connection to Jewish life.

Food & Human Needs

Food & Human Security

Caring for the most vulnerable populations around the world.

Ethiopian Community

Ethiopian Community

Supporting unique needs of unique populations.

At Risk Youth

At Risk Youth

Ensuring that everyone gets a good start in life.

Jewish Identity

Jewish Identity

Promoting everyone's connection to Jewish peoplehood.

People with Disabilities

People with Disabilities

Helping to make a place for everyone.

Shared Society

Shared Society

Modeling integration and empowerment.

Israel News

Jewish Federation at Work

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | October 15, 2018

Meet Benji. Benji Himmel received an Israel scholarship from the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to attend the fall 8-week program of the Alexander Muss High School in Israel. While in Israel, he took the opportunity to visit his friend Shachar Yefet from Karmiel/Misgav, who was an Israeli camper at Emma Kaufmann Camp in the…

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Say Hello to Our Shinshinim at Apples & Honey!

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | August 19, 2018
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We have arrived! One of the first stops – PNC Park for Jewish Heritage Night!

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | August 17, 2018

WE ARE HERE and what a journey it has been! We packed our bags, said our goodbyes and started our 12-hour journey. Little did we know that it will take us a little longer to get to our new homes in Pittsburgh! As we got into Newark we found out our flight was canceled and…

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Shinshinim Land in Pittsburgh!

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | August 14, 2018

Our Pittsburgh Shinshinim, Raz and Hadar have arrived! Let’s give them a warm welcome to Pittsburgh!

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At the Gaza Border

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | August 2, 2018

The Jewish Agency for Israel supports residents enduring months of rockets, mortars and firebombs. By Alan Hoffmann, CEO & Director General, The Jewish Agency for Israel For several months, residents of Israel’s south have suffered relentless rocket attacks, mortar fire and arson kites making what we would think of as normal life impossible. Times like…

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Hadar Fact 5

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | July 18, 2018
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Hadar Fact 4

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | July 18, 2018
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Hadar Fact 3

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | July 18, 2018
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Hadar Fact 2

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | July 18, 2018
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Hadar Fact 1

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | July 18, 2018
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Israel & Overseas

Leadership

Cindy Goodman Lieb

Israel Program Committee Chair

Judi Kanal

Israel & Overseas Funding Chair

Debbie Resnick

Partnership2Gether Co-Chair

Joshua Resnick

Partnership2Gether Co-Chair
Kim Salzman

Kim Salzman

Director, Israel & Overseas Operations
(412) 992-5239
ksalzman@jfedpgh.org

Debbie Swartz

Israel & Overseas Planning Associate
(412) 992-5208
dswartz@jfedpgh.org
Shani Turel

Shani Turel

Shinshinim Coordinator
(412) 992-52319
sturel@jfedpgh.org
Kim Salzman

Kim Salzman

Director, Israel & Overseas Operations
(412) 992-5239
ksalzman@jfedpgh.org

Want to learn more?

Contact Kim Salzman for more information about Israel & Overseas programs.