Posts Tagged ‘healing gestures’

Community Shloshim

Join with the Jewish community as Shloshim* comes to an end, remembering all we have lost and reaffirming life as we move forward together. *Shloshim – Thirty days. The thirty-day period following burial (including shiva) is known as shloshim (Hebrew: שלושים, “thirty”). 

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Shaare Torah Congregation Blood Drive

blood drive

All participants will receive a coupon for a pint of ice cream! To make an appointment, please: Visit, click on the purple Donate button and search with group code G0020025 or Call 1-877-25-VITAL or Linda Pasternak and (412) 421-8855 or Appointments recommended. Walk-ins welcome. Prepare for your donation Eat well Stay hydrated Bring…

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Jewish Federation Establishes Committee to Disburse More than $4 Million to Aid Victims of Terror

Stronger Together

Pittsburgh, PA—The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Board of Trustees yesterday approved the Pittsburgh Jewish Community Relief Fund to manage the Victims of Terror Fund distribution. Charged with overseeing and allocating the funds collected in response to the tragedy at the Tree of Life*Or L’Simcha, Dor Hadash and New Light congregations, the committee agreed to…

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Rally for Peace

Peace Rally

Mayor William Peduto announced today that all Pittsburgh area residents are invited to a public event at noon Friday in Point State Park to honor victims of the Tree of Life shooting, and to call for peace and unity among all. The event will begin with a one-minute moment of silence for peace and the…

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Pittsburgh musicians ‘Stand Together’ in wake of synagogue massacre

The Stickers

Song proceeds to benefit Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh PITTSBURGH (Nov. 2, 2018) – An all-star Pittsburgh ensemble led by Joe Wodarek, songwriter and lead singer of The Stickers, is uniting in song following last month’s tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue. Wodarek will be joined by Pittsburgh music legends Joe Grushecky, Hermie…

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Stronger Than Hate Penguins Patch

Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation

We are Stronger Than Hate! Since the tragic events of October 27, 2018, the entire Pittsburgh community has come together to support the families and victims of the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. Now, the Pittsburgh Penguins are creating another way for our fans and members of the public to contribute to this…

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Healing Dance Vigil for Tree of Life

The first United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh invites you to move together in solidarity, in love, and with the passion to actively live and bring into the world the intentions of Peace, Love, and Unity. They will be accepting donations for the local community with the guidance of former Tree of Life Rabbi, Rabbi Chuck…

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