Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Riots Sparked by the Killing of George Floyd
We stand with the African American community and all communities of color in mourning the deaths of Mr. Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and countless others who have lost their lives simply because of the color of their skin.
While numbers are critical to measure and inform, in the end, it’s all about people.
Nine Pittsburgh Organizations Receive $3.86 Million for Cost Related to Anti-Semitic Attack of Oct. 27, 2018
The funding will reimburse the organizations for costs resulting from the anti-Semitic attack on three Jewish congregations on Oct. 27, 2018.
These funds are a combination of campaign and foundation allocations that were reallocated and supplemental donor gifts.
Where to find kosher food in Pittsburgh in the era of social distancing.
What makes our Tikkun Leil Shavuot in Pittsburgh so extraordinary is that it breaks down all our communal boundaries.
I want to use this opportunity to express deep gratitude to all my colleagues. Thank you! Toda Raba!
We encourage all Pittsburghers, no matter their race or religion, to persevere and stay safe as we traverse these trying times together.
Holiness is not an elevated private experience; it exists only in the context of the day to day challenges of living with others.
While I know that this quarantine life is not easy for any of us, our ancestors realized it was one of the strongest tools in our tool belt.
The Jewish Federation’s financial resources development team continues to work hard to increase the unrestricted Community Campaign that makes this work possible.
Our Federation has secured over $1.6 Million in direct COVID-19 support, coming from a reallocation of existing Federation dollars and additional donations from some very generous donors.
This year’s campaign is THE most important campaign in the history of the Jewish Federation.
President & CEO, Jeff Finkelstein wishes everyone a Shabbat Shalom of peace and good health.
In this seminar, Rabbi Schiff will offer pointers as to how to lead a quality Seder.
Jewish Federation Joins “Illumination Ovation” April 7 & 14 to Celebrate Heroes Fighting the Coronavirus Crisis
On April 7, turn on lights and go outside to applaud life sustaining workers with “Illumination Ovation”.
The Community Calendar isn’t the only way to publicize your Jewish event, but it should be the first tool you use.
A board appointed committee of volunteers and staff allocated this money to address immediate needs for medical supplies, food insecurity relief, financial relief and additional staffing at our agencies here, in Israel and in Jewish communities worldwide.
Loans offered on a nonsectarian bases to residents of Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Westmoreland, and Armstrong Counties.
Our Federation hosted a very well-attended “virtual” seminar about the recent employment changes made in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
Learn about the latest provisions that will help business owners and our Jewish community.
Do you know of seniors that are food insecure? Call DHS SeniorLine at 412-350-5460.
Jewish tradition offers rich, accessible, and time-tested resources to cope with moments like these. The Institute for Jewish Spirituality, which has pioneered the development and teaching of Jewish mindfulness practices for over 20 years, is here for you now.
A list of known Shabbat synagogue closures and restrictions in greater Pittsburgh as of March 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.
Many people are now facing a plethora of free time and looking for ways to fill their time and their children’s time. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Volunteer Center has compiled a list of ways you can volunteer and maintain social distancing guidelines. Check out the list below to see how you can help!…
Governor Tom Wolf today announced the availability of low-interest loans for small businesses and eligible non-profits in all 67 counties in Pennsylvania through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary…
The Office of Unemployment Compensation is providing information online to help determine UC and WC eligibility due to coronavirus repercussions.
Allegheny County Health Department has set up a webpage to help the community sort fact from fiction.
Learn tips for video chatting with young children, find virtual storytimes and other activities to do at home.
So much in Jewish life requires community. Judaism ain’t a solo concert, it’s a symphony.
Senior Center alternative meals will be provided to those seniors who are currently registered for normal congregate meal service beginning tomorrow, Friday, March 20, 2020.
Jewish Family and Community Services (JFCS) of Pittsburgh is monitoring reports of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is following the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) to manage the risk. As of March 16th, services offered by JFCS are…
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