Today the dreams of 280 Ethiopian olim joined the amazing kibbutz Galuyot that is the State of Israel and fulfilled their dreams of returning to their historic homeland.
For years, Ruth Skeegan looked out for the Jewish community. Now, with help from the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, the community looks out for her during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Jewish Federation improved the well-being of Kevin, a mostly nonverbal man with intellectual disabilities in group care.
While none of us is immortal, our names reflecting our good deeds can be.
“When the month of Adar enters, we increase in joy.” 2021? Happy? Joyful?
We’re thrilled to announce this $90,000 Leadership Match to help us double the impact of the 2021 Community Campaign.
Jewish Federation has provided funding not only for the “obvious” things like life-saving personal protective equipment, but also for life-saving programming.
Each of you, our Federation donors, are making modern Jewish history and impacting the lives of real individuals.
A virtual mission to Washington, DC, Snowbird event in sunny Florida and a real MEGA MISSION to Israel are on the horizon.
Imagine realizing for the first time in your life that you need food assistance.
We find ourselves in a time where we need to be dealing with the emergent issues of today while still thinking about our future.
An Update from the Christchurch Foundation Overseeing Money Donated Through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
Authored by the New Zealand Jewish Council, working with the Christchurch Foundation to distribute money contributed by the Jewish Federation.
The Jewish Federation leads the effort to coordinate services across Jewish agencies and to ensure that families have the support they need at the critical time they need it.
Together we raised over $285,000, bringing the 2021 Community Campaign total to more than $5.5 million towards our $14 million goal!
There is much more the Federation and the agencies we fund accomplished in this crazy year of 2020.
The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s board approved an additional $1 million in COVID-19 relief distributions on December 14.
These funds are a combination of campaign and foundation allocations that were reallocated and supplemental donor gifts.
I must share an unbelievable story from this past week that is more personal than I usually get in my messages.
These materials are designed to assist you in applying for security funding.
Yesterday, 316 Jews lifted off from their native country of Ethiopia to arrive in their new home in Israel.
An emotional moment as 316 Ethiopian Jews make Aliyah to Israel.
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.
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