Jewish Federation Offices Temporarily Closed

Due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s offices will be closed until further notice. Federation staff will be working remotely, but response times may be delayed, especially for those with childcare responsibilities. Thank you for your understanding during this period of uncertainty.

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Did You Hear?

Feel Your Connection with Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein | March 27, 2020

Our Federation hosted a very well-attended “virtual” seminar about the recent employment changes made in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

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Kosher Restaurant & Food Updates

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 27, 2020

Where to find kosher food in Pittsburgh in the era of social distancing.

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Employment Law Webinar

By Community Relations Council | March 26, 2020

Learn about the latest provisions that will help business owners and our Jewish community.

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Food for Seniors

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 26, 2020

Do you know of seniors that are food insecure? Call DHS SeniorLine at 412-350-5460.

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FREE Torah Classes & Meditation Online

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 24, 2020

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.

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Shabbos Synagogue Closures & Restrictions

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 24, 2020

A list of known Shabbat synagogue closures and restrictions in greater Pittsburgh as of March 13, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.

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Volunteering while Socially Distancing

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 24, 2020

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!…

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Disaster Loans Available to Small Businesses and Non-Profits Facing Losses Related to COVID-19

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 24, 2020

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…

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Unemployment & Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 23, 2020

The Office of Unemployment Compensation is providing information online to help determine UC and WC eligibility due to coronavirus repercussions.

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Rumor Control

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh | March 23, 2020

Allegheny County Health Department has set up a webpage to help the community sort fact from fiction.

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Events of Interest

Pirkei Avot Yanklowitz

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah (mornings)

Tuesday, May 5 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Check your email for instructions and your link to participant.
Free

Join this Jewish Foundation morning course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

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Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah

Tuesday, May 5 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Free

Join this Jewish Foundation course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

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Jewish Prayer

Jewish Prayer

Sunday, May 10 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Free

Do you find prayer meaningless and opaque, or significant and…

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Pirkei Avot Yanklowitz

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah (mornings)

Tuesday, May 12 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Check your email for instructions and your link to participant.
Free

Join this Jewish Foundation morning course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

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Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Avot – The Wisdom Verses of The Mishnah

Tuesday, May 12 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Free

Join this Jewish Foundation course for an uplifting six weeks of spring learning.

Read More
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