Antisemitism

2024 Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh Teacher Training

Tuesday, August 6 @ 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Chatham University
Welker Room, Laughlin Music Hall, 0 Woodland Rd
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

The Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh 2024 Summer Teacher’s Workshop, held in partnership with Echoes & Reflection, is free of charge, and Act 48 credit hours will be available. It will be held in-person on Chatham University’s Shadyside campus, with courses led by Lynne Ravas, veteran educator, Generations Speaker, and Echoes & Reflections facilitator. Both days […]

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city council meeting

Call Your County Council Member

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

Many speakers accused Israel of committing genocide, citing the International Court of Justice (ICJ), even though the ICJ has not ruled that Israel is committing genocide, nor did they rule that Israel should cease fire.

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Irena’s Vow Film Screening

Sunday, December 10, 2023 @ 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM EST
McConomy Auditorium, CMU Campus
Jared L. Cohon University Center, 5032 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

Classrooms Without Borders presents the Pittsburgh-area premiere of the feature film Irena’s Vow, based on the true story of Polish nurse Irena Gut Opdyke whose courage helped save Jewish lives in Nazi-occupied Poland. The event is in partnership with the Collaboratory Against Hate, the Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh, and CMU’s International Film Festival. The screening […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Statement on Rising Antisemitism

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

We at the Jewish Federation are angered and sickened by these repeated attacks but reinvigorated to combat the escalating wave of antisemitism in a community that previously experienced the worst antisemitic attack in U.S. history. 

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and Secure Community Network Applaud Arrest of Antisemitic Target Hardy Lloyd

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

WARNING: Some of the following content could be distressing to read.

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The Levys of Monticello

Sunday, July 30, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Lauri Ann West Community Center
1220 Powers Run Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15238 United States

Classrooms Without Borders, in partnership with the Lauri Ann West Community Center and Adat Shalom Synagogue, presents THE LEVYS OF MONTICELLO, a documentary film followed by a talk with Steven Pressman (Director & Producer) and Q&A. When Thomas Jefferson died in 1826, he left behind a mountain of personal debt, which forced his heirs to […]

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NCJW Spring Event

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Emerald City
213 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States

You’re Invited! Join the National Council of Jewish Women, Pittsburgh Section for an evening highlighting the future of reproductive justice in Western Pennsylvania and nationwide. Our keynote speaker is Kelsey Leigh, abortion advocate and co-founder of Pittsburgh Abortion Doulas, a local patient support nonprofit. We will gather for a wine and cheese at Emerald City, a recently-opened […]

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Love Your Neighbor man in hat

Fighting Antisemitism on Both Sides of the Field

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

What won the Superbowl this past weekend for the Kansas City Chiefs? (Ignoring the question of the late holding call.) Was it the strong and strategic offense or was it the resilient and consistent defense? Of course, it’s both because football is played “on both sides of the field.” Is it the same with our […]

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Federation Leads in Jewish Security

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

No other organization in the Pittsburgh region does more for Jewish security than the Federation.

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Jewish Federation CEO Jeff Finkestein and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to Speak at “Mayors Summit Against Anti-Semitism” March 16

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

Other speakers will include mayors of Toronto, Amsterdam, Athens, Brussels and Palermo as well as Eric Fingerhut. Watch it streamed live.

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Stronger Together

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Community Relations Council Statement Regarding Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, N.Y.

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

We are saddened and horrified by the stabbing of several people at a Hanukkah celebration in a rabbi’s home last night in Monsey, N.Y. We stand in solidarity with the Monsey Jewish community, and we pray for the wounded to heal quickly and completely.

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Stronger Than Hate Day Declared April 10 2019

Being Present in a Moment of History

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

The Jewish Federation’s Community Relations Council (CRC) invited all the family members of those who were killed and those who were injured along with the leadership of the three congregations to join us on a Federation arranged bus to and from Harrisburg to participate in an historic joint session of the House and Senate.

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Passover Bitter Herbs|Dr. Erica Brown

A Passover Prayer Against Anti-Semitism

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

A Passover Prayer Against Antisemitism: In every generation, they seek to destroy us, but they have not destroyed us.

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Stronger Together

Anti-Semitic Materials Distributed in Squirrel Hill

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:45 PM EDT

As many of you already know, numerous Anti-Semitic pamphlets in clear bags with seeds were discovered throughout the area over the weekend. The Pittsburgh Police are well aware of and actively addressing the matter. The FBI is also aware and assessing the items discovered. Here are some of the items discovered and turned over to […]

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