Danielle West,Pittsburgh PJ Library Coordinatordwest@jccpgh.org Upcoming Events of Interest
The dollars we raise are here for a purpose – to help.
The key impact areas include health and wellness, emergency funding and food insecurity, physical-space needs for proper social distancing, capacity building and maintaining Jewish identity.
We are trying not only to keep our community safe, but also trying to help everyone to feel safe.
Remote education will probably prevail for the foreseeable future, so teens and young adults are yearning for meaningful alternative learning.
Ensuring that our community remains safe from all threats, inside and out.
This piece written by Eric Finger hut, CEO of the JFNA appeared in a daily newsletter (ejewishphilanthropy.com) and demonstrates again the power of working collectively, something that is at the core of how our Pittsburgh Jewish community functions.
I am not psychologist (I am married to one) but it seemed almost like a mild PTSD-type reaction.
We want to encourage as many of our community members to participate in the GA on October 25 and 26.
Today, I want to look at some of the positive things to hopefully pick us all up.
Thank you to you, our donors, for the role you play in enabling the unimaginable to be a reality.
It’s critical now more than ever to distinguish between what’s real and what’s fake.
I write this message on a tragic day for America as we remember those murdered nineteen years ago.
How prescient our founders were, when they appointed the first Holocaust Center director in September 1980, forty years ago this month.
Do you know what you’re doing for the High Holidays? Does anybody?!
For many people, there is a significant advantage to making contributions of appreciated securities to charitable organizations.
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Promotes Laura Cherner to Director, Community Relations Council
Laura Cherner, assistant director of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Community Relations Council (CRC), will become its director on Oct. 5, 2020.
If you have not yet registered, you can register for the Annual Meeting online.
The day Israel’s president showed up to help Leket Israel feed the pandemic poor.
Enjoy this update from Kishorit, one of our longstanding grantee organizations, which is managing the coronavirus pandemic quite well.
During these economically challenging times, it is our imperative as Jews to help those in need.
Again, these have focused us all to concentrate outside ourselves, to look towards community.
With the help of their unique GPS technology and ambucycles, their volunteer medics arrive to the scene of an accident or disaster in less than 3 minutes across the country and 90 seconds in metropolitan areas.
Economic Empowerment for Women (EEW) Joint Business and Empowerment Training for Jewish and Arab Women in the GalileeEEW assists women from the geographic and social periphery of Israel who possess entrepreneurial spirits but lack access to suitable business training and bank credit to develop small businesses of their own, gain self-sufficiency, and alleviate the cycle…
As Israel prepares to weather a second coronavirus wave, the Jewish Federation funded a social enterprise that collects and reconditions electronic waste in Misgav.
Hillel JUC staff and volunteers developed new strategies to connect with Jewish students.
Neither geography nor pandemic is a barrier to keeping us connected and caring for each other.
While we are still practicing social distancing and dreaming of a time when we are able to travel, to sign up to receive more information as details continue to be hammered out.
Let’s celebrate hard and quickly because we still have so much to do.
It’s been a difficult and emotional week. A recap of our outreach to the Black community:
We look forward to continuing to collaborate with, listen to and learn from our partners in the African American community and law enforcement to make Pittsburgh a more equitable, safe and inclusive place for all who live here.
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.
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