Wechsler

That IS Federation

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, September 1, 2017

I have to mention four things that happened this week. I will be brief with all, but I think all deserve mention: Hurricane Harvey – The national Federation system opened a mailbox over the weekend to collect donations to help flood victims including those in the Jewish community. Our Federation, through emergency funds that we […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Shabbat Shalom

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, October 23, 2015

It’s hard to pick just one memorable moment from this frenetic week to highlight.  There was the opening of the new Holocaust Center space on Sunday with a huge crowd in attendance including, most importantly, our local Holocaust survivors.  The first session of this year’s Wechsler Young Leadership program began with an overview of the […]

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Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

What a Week!

By Jeff Finkelstein / Friday, December 12, 2014

Sunday night was the graduation of this year’s cohort of Diller Teen Fellows.  This group of 20, who have been together with a group of teens from our Partnership2Gether Region of Karmiel and Misgav as part of a leadership development program, will travel to Israel in a few weeks.  Their originally scheduled trip this summer had […]

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