Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

G2 Info Session & Havdalah

G2 Global Intergenerational Initiative

Learn more about G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative at this info session and Havdalah service co-led by Rabbi Aaron Bisno and Rabbi Alex Greenbaum. G2 is a Jewish cohort learning experience for you and your grandchild. Join with other grandparents and grandchildren* from Pittsburgh and our Partnership2Gether region, Karmiel/Misgav, for an innovative Jewish experience culminating in…

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Israel Your Way at the GA Mission

Enjoy Israel through an exclusive, curated experience, with an option to participate in the JFNA GENERAL ASSEMBLY October 16 – 22, 2018 (without GA) October 16 – 25, 2018 (with GA)  Choose from two tracks on Day 5 of the trip: A high-end Culinary & Wine experience; or An inspiring and educational opportunity to focus on Israel Advocacy…

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Proper Conduct Precedes the Torah

I asked Josh Sayles, our Community Relations Director, to write this week’s piece. Community Relations (CRC) work is critically important for both bridging relationships within our Jewish community and for building our relations with other diverse communities throughout our Greater Pittsburgh region.  There are a handful of American Jews who believe Israel can do no…

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CRC Leads Campus Ambassadors on Educational Israel Mission

I asked Laura Cherner, the Assistant Director of the Federation’s Community Relations Council (CRC), to write about her recent experience in accompanying our community’s Campus Ambassadors from our local college campuses. We equip a cohort of students to conduct pro-Israel programming on campus and prepare them to fight the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement.…

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Celebrates the State of Israel's 70th Anniversary at Yom Ha'atzmaut

The state of Israel is turning 70, and Pittsburgh is invited to the party. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is hosting a community-wide celebration for Yom Ha’atzmaut, the 70th Independence Day of Israel, on April 19. It’s from 4-8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill. All events will be outdoors, weather…

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