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Neither Had They Made for Themselves Provisions

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, April 8, 2022

Yet, while I eagerly look forward to the seders, I can’t purge what I experienced in Poland and at the Ukrainian border out of my mind.

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Federation Stands Ready to Help Ukrainian Jews

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, February 18, 2022

What will happen between Russia and Ukraine is anyone’s guess.

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

The Plight of Jews in Ukraine

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, March 13, 2015

I take much of the language in this week’s Shabbat message from a correspondence I received from our national system, the Jewish Federations of North America.  I know that for many of us our “Jewish attention” has been focused on our local Jewish community, on the Israeli elections and on growing anti-Semitism across Europe.  I […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Kol Yisrael Arevim Zeh Lazeh

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 5, 2014

A fabulous JCC with state-of-the-art exercise equipment, seniors playing mahj, a preschool with adorable children, and a memorial to the Holocaust. A day school with Hebrew words and Judaica covering the walls. A gorgeous facility for seniors, with shared kitchen facilities in every unit. I could be describing our Pittsburgh Jewish community’s renowned institutions. In […]

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