We regret to inform you that, due to health concerns about the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, we have canceled this event. Although every organization will make its own decisions about the safety of upcoming events, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is acting with an abundance of caution in cancelling, postponing, or adapting all of…

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Yom Haatzmaut JAFI

Wherever you are in the world, join in for an unforgettable broadcast including over 5 hour of nonstop fun to celebrate Israel’s 72 birthday! Tune in to an exclusive performance by Matisyahu, celebrity chefs and major food bloggers, prominent athletes, a Global Dance Party with Israel’s #1 radio station (GLGLTZ), and more. Join the live Facebook…

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Yom Haaztmaut at JCC

What a Yom Ha’azmaut! Today we celebrated the Israeli independence day! We started our day at Community Day School (CDS) singing and dancing with Israeli songs outside. Following the dancing, all of the school went inside to see the amazing Carnival that we’ve made for this special day! There was Israeli dancing, Israeli trivia, Israeli games…

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Celebrate Israel Festival Pittsburgh

Yom Haatzmaut celebration חגיגת יום העצמאות Celebrate Israel’s 71st birthday!! Because rain is anticipated, the celebration will be held at Congregation Beth Shalom. We will enjoy Israeli dancing, games, arts and crafts, bouncy houses, and a sing-along. There will be kosher Israeli food for sale, and you are welcome to bring your own picnic blanket…

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Shinshinim - Diller

Oneg Shabbat, Tikkun Olam, Diller Teen Fellows and Yom Ha’atzmaut Celebrations Wow, what a couple of special weeks we’ve had!  Starting with a trivia game for the Oneg Shabbat at the Jewish Federation (a meeting held about the Jewish programming around the community) on a Friday afternoon that sent us to Shabbat with a smile, and…

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The state of Israel is turning 70, and Pittsburgh is invited to the party. The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh is hosting a community-wide celebration for Yom Ha’atzmaut, the 70th Independence Day of Israel, on April 19. It’s from 4-8 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill. All events will be outdoors, weather…

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I attended the Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration that was coordinated by our Federation initiative, South Hills Jewish Pittsburgh, at the South Hills JCC. It was fantastic seeing so many young families having fun and celebrating Israel. Every South Hills congregational Rabbi was in attendance. This sense of collaboration in the South Hills is helping the community reach…

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