Israel

“Bring Them Home” Pittsburgh Vigil

Sunday, March 10 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

״Bring them home now״ Pittsburgh vigil Every Sunday, 12-1pm at the corner of Darlington Rd and Murray Ave in Squirrel Hill 15217. The vigil will start with calling the names of the IDF soldiers that were killed in the last week followed with one minute of silence to remember and to honor those who have […]

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The Best Purim Party

Sunday, March 24 @ 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM EDT
Temple Sinai
5505 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

8-9 p.m. Rally for Israel 9-10:30 p.m. Purim Party Join the Pittsburgh Israeli Community and 412 Friends of Zahal for Israeli food, music, face painting and more at Temple Sinai. All profits benefit funds to support IDF soldiers. הראלי יהיה בבית כנסת עצמו ואחכ תהיה  מסיבת פורים באולם הארועים של בית הכנסת כולם מוזמנים♥️

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A caduceus on a blue background with the Israeli flag on the bottom

Israel at War: Pittsburgh Doctors Answer the Call

Tuesday, May 14 @ 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

Celebrate the eight dedicated Pittsburgh doctors who visited Israel after the October 7 attacks.

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Yom Ha'atzmaut

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Sunday, May 19 @ 12:45 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Congregation Beth Shalom
5915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join your Pittsburgh community in person to celebrate Israel with a march, activities and live music from the band HaShayara from Kibbutz Eshbal in Misgav.

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Cteen Jr Bowl for Israel

Sunday, January 14 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST

Join Jewish Middle Schoolers from the South Hills for a fun afternoon of bowling with a pizza dinner! And while you’re having fun with friends, your points will be going to a good cause! For every 10 points bowled, $1 will be donated to Simcha Connection – an organization that helps widows and orphans in […]

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Israel—Hamas War

Israel – Hamas War: The Day After

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 @ 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM EST
Zoom

What might life in Gaza look like once the war is over? Get your questions answered.

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United in Laughter

Sunday, December 24, 2023 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM EST
Congregation Shaare Torah
2319 Murray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Join Shaare Torah and Poale Zedeck for an evening of achdut and comedy to support the life saving work of United Hatzalah featuring international Jewish comedy sensation Eli Lebowicz. Doors open 5:30pm, a light dinner and drinks are included.

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Stronger Than Hate Gathering

Stronger Than Hate Gathering

Thursday, November 16, 2023 @ 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM EST
Warner Hall at CMU
4910 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States

Join together with the CMU Jewish community as we take a stand against antisemitism!

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soldiers and razor wire

Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur

Wednesday, October 25, 2023 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT
Zoom

Jerusalem-based scholar, Avi Ben-Hur, leads a four-part weekly update on the situation in Israel.

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Major Donor Briefing: Stand with Israel

Wednesday, November 1, 2023 @ 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM EDT
Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
2000 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 United States

By invitation only. Join us for a special in person briefing on the current situation in Israel (with a virtual option available).

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We Stand With Israel Rally

Sunday, October 8, 2023 @ 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
JCC Squirrel Hill – Darlington Entrance
5723 Darlington Road
Pittsburgh, 15217

Join the entire Pittsburgh community to voice your support. You can also give to help at jfedpgh.org/israel-emergency-relief

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Jewish Federation Condemns Attack on Israel

Friday, April 12 @ 7:18 PM EDT

On behalf of the entire Pittsburgh Jewish community, we at the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh unequivocally condemn this terrorist attack.

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Yom HaZikaron Ceremony

Sunday, May 12 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM EDT
JCC Squirrel Hill
5738 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

Honor soldiers who gave their lives to defend the State of Israel and victims of terror, spotlighting those we have lost since October 7.

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ZOA Kandy Ehrenwerth Memorial Lecture

Monday, August 21, 2023 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Beth Shalom Social Hall
5915 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217 United States

“Christian Senators & Representatives are Israel’s Best Allies. False impressions and the Future.” Presented by Dan Pollak, ZOA’s Director of Legislative Affairs in D.C. RSVP to pittsburgh@zoa.org.

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Tu B’Av White Party

Saturday, July 29, 2023 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM EDT
Temple Sinai Bodek Rose Garden

Bring, or maybe meet your Bashert on Jewish Valentine’s Day! This event is for adults in their 20’s and 30’s. 

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UpStreet Presents: Ask a Psychiatrist

Thursday, June 8, 2023 @ 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
Virtual

For Children Aged 12-18 Have you been considering talking to a psychiatrist but have questions about what to expect? We have an opportunity for you to get answers to your frequently asked questions. When meeting with a psychiatrist, you can expect a thorough evaluation of your mental health and any concerns you may have. Child […]

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Israel at 75 General Assembly

Our Support of Israel Makes a Huge Difference

Friday, April 12 @ 7:18 PM EDT

How lucky were several us from Pittsburgh to be in Israel this past week to mourn with the country for her fallen on Yom HaZikaron (Israel’s Memorial Day) and then to celebrate Israel’s 75th Independence Day on Yom Ha’atzmaut!

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“Judaism and Veganism: Is There a Connection?

Sunday, April 23, 2023 @ 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM EDT
Boyce Park — Patrol Shelter
9 Hawthorne Road
Plum Borough, PA 15239 United States

Rabbi Akiva Gersh, aka The Vegan Rabbi, is coming to Pittsburgh for this one event as part of a national tour organized by Jewish Veg. Join us to learn from Rabbi Gersh and to enjoy vegan hors d’oeuvres.

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Israel at 75 Mission Orientation

Monday, April 3, 2023 @ 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Virtual
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Partnership2Gether Film Club: Barriers

Sunday, June 4, 2023 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EDT
Virtual

Life and death hang in the balance as a young IDF officer mans a military checkpoint.

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