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Jeffrey Finkelstein Yom Haatzmaut Torch Lighing 5-8-2019

Jewish Federation CEO Speaks at Israel’s Independence Day Celebration

May 8, 2019

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh CEO Jeff Finkelstein represented Pittsburgh and worldwide Jewry at Israel’s national celebration of Yom Ha’atzmaut.

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Security

Jewish Federation Distributes First Round of Security Funding

April 25, 2019

The Jewish Federation distributed the first round of security funding for Jewish organizations, a total of $377,303 to 31 different organizations.

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Stronger Than Hate Day Declared April 10 2019

Being Present in a Moment of History

April 12, 2019

The Jewish Federation’s Community Relations Council (CRC) invited all the family members of those who were killed and those who were injured along with the leadership of the three congregations to join us on a Federation arranged bus to and from Harrisburg to participate in an historic joint session of the House and Senate.

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Stronger Than Hate Day Declared April 10 2019

“Stronger Than Hate Day” Declared in Rare Joint Session of Pennsylvania House and Senate

April 11, 2019

Thank you to Speaker Mike Turzai, Senator Jay Costa and Representative Dan Frankel for introducing a joint resolution establishing April 10th as “Stronger Than Hate Day” in Pennsylvania.

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Stronger Together

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

March 27, 2019

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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Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Victims of Terror Fund – Premises Funds – Information Gathering Form

March 15, 2019

The Independent Committee overseeing the distribution of dollars collected through the Jewish Federation of Greater…

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Onsite Memorial

Jewish Federation Releases Independent Committee Report On $6.3 Million Victims of Terror Fund Proceeds

March 5, 2019

The Independent Committee formed to oversee the distribution of the Victims of Terror funds has concluded its work and will begin to distribute the money, $6,302,803 in total.

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NJ Avalanche Hockey team

Youth Hockey Team Has Most Successful Season Yet After Raising $1,888 for the Victims of Terror Fund.

March 1, 2019

After the October 27th shooting a youth hockey team from the New Jersey Youth Hockey…

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Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Victims of Terror Fund Closes

February 22, 2019

Any additional money that comes in to the Victims of Terror Fund after February 22, 2019 will still help the community recover.

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Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Statement from the Independent Distribution Committee for the Victims of Terror Fund

February 22, 2019

The committee is working toward completing its initial work by late February and plans to issue a statement at that time.

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Mayim Bialik

Mayim’s Pilgrimage to Pittsburgh

February 13, 2019

To support the Pittsburgh Jewish community, Mayim visited with several organizations, including The Tree of Life synagogue, where a tragic massacre occurred on October 27th.

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Stronger Together

Victims of Terror Update & Goals

January 19, 2019

Since our last update December 7, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh has continued to…

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Community Campaign Now More Than Everr

Updates on Our Relief Efforts

December 7, 2018

Dear Jewish Community Members, The tragic attack of Oct. 27 saddened and horrified us. With…

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Stronger Together

Jewish Federation Establishes Committee to Disburse More than $4 Million to Aid Victims of Terror

November 14, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA—The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Board of Trustees yesterday approved the Pittsburgh Jewish…

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Penguins Make Donation to Honor VIctims

Penguins Make Donation to Honor Victims of Tree of Life Tragedy

November 9, 2018

The Pittsburgh Penguins presented a donation in honor of the victims and families of the…

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