Joint Distribution Committee

Pittsburghers Visit Jewish Communities in Morocco

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, March 23, 2018

This week’s Shabbat message is written by Becca Hurowitz, our Federation’s Senior Campaign and Mission Manager.  Photos by Joel Weinberg  The Jewish community of Morocco, at one time 350,000 strong, is now reduced to a mere 3,000 Jews throughout the country. In several mass migrations in the 19th and 20th centuries, this historic Jewish community fled […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Buncher Family, JDC and Federation: Investing in People

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, August 4, 2017

Wednesday evening, in a small program at the Heinz History Center, a group of us gathered for the launch of the publication of a book entitled Buncher: 25 Years of Investing in People. The Buncher Family from Pittsburgh has been a driving force in Jewish communities around the world in training and cultivating both professional and […]

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