A Message from Jeff


Opportunities and challenges. That’s what I see as we close one Jewish year and enter another. It’s the same every year. We have to look at where we can make a positive impact while also keeping an eye on pressures that can work against us as a Jewish community and as a Jewish people.

As we begin this New Year, our Federation is working on launching an effort to take a macro view at planning for our senior population. We are looking...

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On the Passing of Shimon Peres, z"l

Shimon Peres, z"l


The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh and Jewish Federations of North America deeply mourn the passing of Shimon Peres, z”l, universally recognized as one of Israel’s greatest leaders and one of North American Jewry’s closest Israeli friends.

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Happening Soon


General Assembly 2016

General Assembly 2016: Washington, DC
November 13-15, 2016

Be a part of the upcoming GA in Washington DC, co-chaired this year by Pittsburgh's own Cynthia and David Shapira. Listen to world renowned speakers Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Check out the full schedule online.

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2016 Press Releases

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* Federation Invites the Community to "See the Good" at its 2016 Annual Meeting
* Three New Staffers Join Federation to Serve Jewish Pittsburgh
* Jewish Federation Gives $22 Million to Benefit Human Services, Community Programs and Planning
* Susan Berman Receives 2016 Gerald S. Ostrow Volunteer of the Year Award
* Three Organizations will receive $13,875 in Fourth-Round Funding from SteelTree Fund
* Jewish Pittsburgh Heartbroken Over Mass LGBT Shooting in Orlando
* Biblical Scholar and Author Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg Makes First Pittsburgh Visit to Present Three-Part Series
* Unsung Jewish Heroes Celebration to Honor 20 Local Educators and Highlight the Latest in Community Education
* Federation's Israel Week, May 9-15, with Special Guests and Activities for All Ages
* Award-Winning Israeli Scholar Daniel Gordis to Speak at Federation's Annual Campaign Thank You Event
* Jewish Community Foundation's Annual Investment Meeting will Spotlight Foundation Assets and Economic Prospects
* Vibrant Pittsburgh and Urban Affairs Foundation Offer Mini Grants to Strengthen Civic Engagement Among the Region's Diverse Community-Based Organizations
* International Panel will Present Second Annual Education Day -- Israeli Arabs and Jews: A Shared Society
* Three Expert Panelists to Lead Jewish Pittsburgh and the Refugee Crisis: A Community Conversation
* Federation will Welcome Rabbi Amy Bardack as Jewish Education and Capacity-Building Director
* Community Day School's Eileen Freedman Named Recipient of Ira and Nanette Gordon Communiity Achievement Award

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