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Shofar Society

The Shofar Society is a new association for men contributing at least $5,000 to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Annual Campaign.

From the bond of this society, our community becomes stronger and our participants will be connected through meaningful programming, social gatherings and philanthropic endeavors.

Throughout Jewish history, the shofar has been used as a call to action, its plaintive tones marking significant moments in Jewish life wherever Jews live and congregate. Long ago, it served as a call to battle for the ancient Israelites. Today, we are again called to action – this time, to protect and strengthen our community. You too can answer the shofar’s call. We hope you will hear it and join us.

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Men's Philanthropy

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Upcoming Events

Israel Your Way MissionEvent spans multiple days
Sun, 21 May 2017 -
Tue, 30 May 2017

All Day Event

Tikkun Leil Shavuot
Tue, 30 May 2017
10:00 PM - 1:00 AM

ShavuotEvent spans multiple days
Wed, 31 May 2017 -
Thu, 01 Jun 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

HOLD: End of Year/Campaign Closing Phoning
Thu, 01 Jun 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

VOOM! Adopt-a-Highway Road Cleanup
Sun, 04 Jun 2017
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Partnership2Gether Event spans multiple days
Sun, 04 Jun 2017 -
Thu, 08 Jun 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

50 Years Since the Six Day War
Mon, 05 Jun 2017
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Executive Committee
Tue, 06 Jun 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

2017 PITTSBURGH PRIDE EQT EQUALITY MARCH
Sun, 11 Jun 2017
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Planning and Funding Committee Meeting
Mon, 12 Jun 2017
8:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Holocaust Center Benefit Dinner
Tue, 13 Jun 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

VOOM! Nine Mile Run Stream Cleanup
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bridges to Tomorrow
Wed, 14 Jun 2017
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

JPRO - Executive Session - Coaching and Training
Mon, 19 Jun 2017
All Day Event

HOLD: CRC Meeting
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

JNF Guardian of Israel Dinner
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Program and Film Screening with Emmai Alaquiva
Tue, 20 Jun 2017
7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Board Meeting
Thu, 22 Jun 2017
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM


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Contact

For more information about Men's Philanthropy, please contact Joel Schwarz at jschwarz@jfedpgh.org or 412.992.5218.

Mens' Night out featuring ESPN Analyst Herm Edwards was the inaugural event for our Men's Philanthropy Division and newly formed Shofar Society. Click here for pictures! 

 

 

 

The last Shofar Society event was held on June 3, 2015.  The Shofar Society gathered at the Blue Line Grille to hear world-renowned counter-terrorism/global security expert, and recipient of the Knight of the Legion d’Honneur, France, Michael Bar-Zohar speak on the Mossad and terrorism around the world.

David Steinbach, Shofar Society Chair, with guest speaker Michael Bar-Zohar and Todd Rosenfeld, Shofar Society Co-Chair.

David Steinbach, Shofar Society Chair,with guest speaker Michael Bar-Zohar andTodd Rosenfeld, Shofar Society Co-Chair.

 

Todd Rosenfeld, David Steinbach, and Paul RosenbergTodd Rosenfeld, David Steinbach, and Paul Rosenberg

David Steinbach and Jimmy Wagner

David Steinbach and Jimmy Wagner

     

Scott Tobe, Jewish Federation President/CEO Jeff Finkelstein, and Dan Friedman

Scott Tobe, Jewish FederationPresident/CEO Jeff Finkelstein,and Dan Friedman

Guest Speaker Michael Bar-Zohar

Guest Speaker Michael Bar-Zohar

Shofar Society

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
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