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Jeffrey H. Finkelstein

What Has Made You Most Proud?
I was interviewing a candidate for a vacant position at the Federation yesterday. I believe that interviews go both ways. We are interviewing the potential person to see if they have the necessary skills and equally as important, to see if they will be the right fit for our organization and...  

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This Is Us | October 29, 2019 at 6:30 | PPG Wintergarden

This Is Us
2019 Community Campaign Kickoff
Monday, October 29, 2018
6:30- 8:30 PM
PPG Wintergarden

Please join us in strengthening our community now and into the future. Make your commitment to the 2019 Community Campaign before or at this Campaign Kickoff event.

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One of the first stops - PNC Park for Jewish Heritage Night!


At the Gaza Border

At the Gaza Border

By Alan Hoffmann, CEO & Director General, The Jewish Agency for Israel

For several months, residents of Israel's south have suffered relentless rocket attacks, mortar fire and arson kites making what we would think of as normal life impossible.

Times like these bring into sharp relief the work The Jewish Agency does each and every day in southern Israel generally and the Gaza perimeter in particular. 


2018 Press Releases

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* FED Talks: Ideas to Power an Inspired Community — Jewish Federation’s 2018 Annual Meeting Will Feature Three Innovative Guest Speakers
* Get a Chance to Throw Out the First Pitch at a Pirates Game for Jewish Heritage Night - August 16
* Vibrant Pittsburgh and Urban Affairs Foundation Offer Mini Grants to Strengthen Civic Engagement among the Region’s Diverse Community-Based Organizations
* Pittsburgh Local, Peyton Klein Receives National Award; a $36,000 Grant for Giving Voice to World's Most Underserved Populations
* Jewish Federation Raises Record Amount to Benefit Human Services, Community Programs and Planning
* Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh to Host Civil Rights Symposium on Hate Crimes
*Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Signs Lease at 2000 Technology Drive
* Jewish Federation to Host CELEBRATION! - A New Thank-You Event for Donors
* Jewish Federation Honors Part-Time Jewish Educator Sharon Serbin with 2018 Harold Grinspoon Award
* Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh's Community Relations Council Condemns Anti-Semitic Remarks by Gateway School Board Director
* Two Israeli High School Grads Volunteer at Jewish Institutions in Pittsburgh Through the Jewish Federation's Shinshinim Program
* Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Partners with Jewish Communal Security Team to Lead Active Threat Drill
* Jewish Federation to Release Study Showing Growth in Pittsburgh Jewish Community