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Jews Fleeing Ukraine Arrive in Karmiel, Israel

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Jewish refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine have started arriving in the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Partnership2Gether region of Karmiel/Misgav.

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At the Gaza Border

By Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh / Thursday, August 2, 2018

The Jewish Agency for Israel supports residents enduring months of rockets, mortars and firebombs. By Alan Hoffmann, CEO & Director General, The Jewish Agency for Israel For several months, residents of Israel’s south have suffered relentless rocket attacks, mortar fire and arson kites making what we would think of as normal life impossible. Times like […]

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Response to New Developments in Israel

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, June 30, 2017

I returned from Israel on Thursday having participated in the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Board of Governors (BOG) meetings. JAFI is our overseas partner and essentially the arm of Federation in Israel. These meetings made the international media because on Sunday, the Government of Israel made two very important and divisive decisions: The Government […]

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Returning from Israel Inspired

By Jeff Finkelstein / Tuesday, February 16, 2016

I spent much of this past week in Israel at the Board of Governors meeting of the Jewish Agency for Israel. Topics of Aliyah (immigration) from France and Ukraine, engaging our young people in Jewish life and using Israel as a prism to do so, engaging more Arabs and ultra-Orthodox in the workforce, discussions about the unity […]

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