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…
Find the information you need to know about these essential Jewish community resources.
For the most current information, please refer to the links provided. Ben Gurion United Synagogue Youth Virtual programs being offered. crusy.org Community Day School Virtual learning only. comday.org facebook.com/CommunityDaySchool Hillel Academy Virtual learning only. hillelpgh.org Virtual Learning Platform Jewish Law Student Association pitt2.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/JLSA pitt.edu Yeshiva Schools of Pittsburgh Virtual learning only. facebook.com/YeshivaSchools If you have…
DHS Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL) today released operational recommendations for child care providers Opens In A New Windowin Pennsylvania in response to COVID-19.
Discover community events being held online, free digital resources for the public and tools for educators running digital learning on the Holocaust.
Learn about Restricted Visitation to Charles Morris Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, AHAVA Memory Care Center of Excellence, Residence at Weinberg Village and Bartlett Street’s Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Terrace.
Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding issued guidance for accessing emergency food assistance for Pennsylvanians at risk of hunger due to measures to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Many people will be under pressure during coronavirus-related closures, but you can help businesses and the local community with these steps.
The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh is currently CLOSED to all visitors out of an abundance of concern related to the COVID-19 spread.
Explore the endless suggestions of online and unplugged activities to enjoy your time together, and useful guidance in talking with children about scary situations.
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Due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s offices will be closed for the next 10 business days.
Fifteen Jewish organizations in Southwestern Pennsylvania received approximately $722,000 to fund security upgrades for communal facilities used by nonprofit entities deemed at risk for hate crimes.
Since this was published, the Federation has decided to close it’s offices at 2000 Technology Drive for the next two weeks. Remember, the Federation is open for business, just remotely!
As the spread of COVID-19 continues, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is focusing on health and safety.
PITTSBURGH—The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is working to calm fears in the Pittsburgh Jewish community during the COVID-19/Coronavirus threat, by formulating a response together with other Jewish agencies. “It’s important for many people in the Jewish community to know that their Jewish institutions and synagogues have plans to keep them safe and informed.” Meryl…
As caregivers, want to increase the the ability to cope with this stress and strengthen our resilience. The two main causes of stress are uncertainty and feelings of helplessness.
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