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JAA Parade of Thanks

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, May 8, 2020

I want to use this opportunity to express deep gratitude to all my colleagues. Thank you! Toda Raba!

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Recognizing the Fruits of Collaboration

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, March 24, 2017

What is collaboration? The dictionary defines it as: “the action of working with someone to produce or create something”. That seems pretty simple to define, yet difficult to pull off successfully. Collaboration like any relationship takes real work. It means sometimes thinking about the other(s) with whom you are collaborating and what their needs may […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Building Relationships, and Being a Mensch in Hollywood

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, February 6, 2015

Debbie Winn Horvitz, the CEO of the Jewish Association on Aging, spoke at a meeting of the Federation Beneficiary Agency Executives.  Debbie mentioned that at a recent session of the Wechsler Leadership Development Institute (Federation’s Young Adult leadership development program), one of the attendees was very taken by an aspect of the work of the […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Home Away from Home

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 3, 2014

Earlier this week, our Federation staff divided up and went to three of our local agencies:  Riverview Towers, the Jewish Association on Aging and the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry of Jewish Family and Children’s Service.  At each site, we volunteered our time to assist clients.  This was all part of our effort to kick […]

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