Wall of Solidarity

Remember. Repair. Together.

Honoring the lives lost in the attack on three Pittsburgh synagogues—Congregation Dor Hadash, New Light Congregation and Tree of Life * Or L’Simcha Congregation—on October 27, 2018.

A commemorative day of service, study and community.

This Is Us 2020

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2019
5:30 – 8:00 pm
RIVERS CASINO

Our Impact

Our Impact

Learn how the Jewish Federation helps.
Hear our stories.

Rally for Peace

Now More Than Ever

We were strong before the attack.
And we will become stronger together moving forward as a community.

Jewish Community Foundation

Jewish Community Foundation

We're Laying the Groundwork
for the Next Phase of Jewish Pittsburgh

More Impact

More Impact

Giving together to help more people.

Bring People Together

Bring People Together

Working together to solve complex problems.

Expert Planning

Expert Planning

Planning together to identify needs.

Remember. Repair. Together.

Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha

Honoring the lives lost in the attack on three Pittsburgh synagogues.

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Latest Resources on the
October 27th Attack

Victims of Terror

Remember who we have lost. Remember to take care of yourself with these community resources.

Events of Interest

Be a Middle School Mentor

Be a Middle School Mentor Lunchtime Info Session

Thursday, November 7 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

United Way information session about their middle school mentorship program.

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Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility

A conference hosted by Classrooms Without Borders

Sunday, November 10 @ 12:15 PM - 9:00 PM
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

In commemoration of the Tree of Life shooting, Classrooms Without Borders is organizing conference titled “Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility.”

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Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility

A conference hosted by Classrooms Without Borders

Monday, November 11 @ 7:45 AM - 5:00 PM
4905 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

In commemoration of the Tree of Life shooting, Classrooms Without Borders is organizing conference titled “Antisemitism, Hate and Social Responsibility.”

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Be a Middle School Mentor

Be a Middle School Mentor Evening Info Session

Tuesday, November 12 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

United Way information session about their middle school mentorship program.

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This Is Us 2020

This Is Us: Community Campaign Kickoff

Wednesday, November 13 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
777 Casino Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Join us for a fabulous evening at The Rivers Casino as we celebrate our community and launch the Federation’s 2020 Community Campaign!

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Friendsgiving

Young Adult Friendsgiving Potluck

Thursday, November 21 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
300 Heinz Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States

Share a potluck thanksgiving feast with friends from the Jewish young adult community.

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Young Adult Bar Club – Watch the Steelers take on Cincinnati Bengals

Sunday, November 24 @ 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
563 Greenfield Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15207 United States

Join us to watch the Steelers win before Thanksgiving!

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Young Adult Bar Club – Trivia at Bigham Tavern

Thursday, January 30, 2020 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
321 Bigham St
Pittsburgh, PA 15211 United States

Join us to play trivia at Bigham!

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“Shabbat Shalom ve Hag Sukkot sameach to Pittsburgh from Halle!”

By Jeff Finkelstein | October 11, 2019

Another antisemitic attack, however this one did not work out as the attacker had intended. due to improvements made through The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Security Assistance Fund.

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“…and on Yom Kippur it is Sealed”

By Jeff Finkelstein | October 4, 2019

When we all recited the prayer of Unetaneh Tokef last year at the beginning of 5779, none of us knew what would happen on October 27, 2018.

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Jewish Federation will Pay for Security for Pittsburgh Synagogues and JCC for the High Holidays

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | September 26, 2019

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s security fund will pay for armed security at area synagogues and the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh for the High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah (Sept. 30–Oct.1) and Yom Kippur (Oct. 8¬–9).

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Jewish Federation’s Israel and Overseas Director Moves to Karmiel/Misgav

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | September 23, 2019

Kim Salzman, Director of Israel & Overseas programs, shares her personal experiences thus far on Manof to give the Pittsburgh Jewish community an insight into day-to-day life in Pittsburgh’s Partnership2Gether region.

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Remember. Repair. Together.

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 20, 2019

The October 27th one-year commemoration theme of the day will be “Remember. Repair. Together.” We hope you will join us for the parts that you would find meaningful.

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Your Federation as Convener

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 13, 2019

The Federation plays a convener role to help enhance communication and coordination, increase effectiveness and impact, and build strong individual and organizational relationships.

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Annual Meeting FEDTalks were Powerful and On Point

By Jeff Finkelstein | September 6, 2019

It was a fantastic but emotionally challenging Annual Meeting last night. Our FEDTalks addressed personal healing, healing for the helpers and communal healing after a tragedy.

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First Two Weeks In Pittsburgh

By Tamar Nawy | September 6, 2019

Shinshinim enjoy their first two weeks in Pittsburgh.

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New Federation Board Helps Ensure Community Well-Being

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 30, 2019

While serving as a Board member should be taken as an honor, it also comes with incredible responsibility. Last night, our Federation Board convened for nearly four hours to better understand their roles as fiduciaries of our organization.

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Community Gearing Up for Commemoration and New Connections

By Jeff Finkelstein | August 23, 2019

I want to call your attention to an article in the Post-Gazette this week about the community’s one year commemoration of what happened on October 27th. The day provides each of us with the opportunity to do what may be personally meaningful: Torah study, hands on volunteering, prayer, attending the gathering, or not doing any of these things.

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