Category Archives: JF&CS

Posts in this category are related to the parent organization of Jewish Family and Children’s Service.

Celebrate Purim Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill on March 20th!

Jewish Family & Children’s Service is one of several community organizations collaborating on Purim Pittsburgh, a community-wide festival to be held on Sunday, March 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. in Squirrel Hill. Purim is a joyous festival that commemorates … Continue reading

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Squirrel Hill organizations and the Chinese community of Greater Pittsburgh celebrate the Lunar New Year

On Sunday, February 21st, from 11 a.m. to Noon, Squirrel Hill-based organizations and the Chinese community of Greater Pittsburgh will co-host the Lunar New Year Parade in celebration of the Lunar New Year–also known as the Year of the Red … Continue reading

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JF&CS co-hosts a community conversation on refugees in Pittsburgh

On Thursday, February 25th from 7p.m. to 9 p.m., Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS), the Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation, the Holocaust Center and the Jewish Community Center will co-sponsor “Jewish Pittsburgh and the Refugee Crisis: A Community Conversation.” The program will be held … Continue reading

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Upcoming celebration of international diversity to be held in Squirrel Hill

This February, Jewish Family & Children’s Service is partnering with several Squirrel Hill organizations and the Chinese community of greater Pittsburgh to invite all Pittsburghers to a two week celebration of the Lunar New Year. Organizers and partners of the … Continue reading

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Giving back on #GivingTuesday

Tuesday, December 1st, is #GivingTuesday–an international day celebrating increased and more purposeful philanthropy during the holiday season. #GivingTuesday aims to inspire and encourage charitable giving during the holiday season, and share support for causes and organizations via social media. We … Continue reading

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Jobseekers shouldn’t discount job hunting during the holiday season

With the holiday season almost in full swing, George Ponticello, career counselor at JF&CS’s Career Development Center, suggests that jobseekers may benefit from maintaining an active job search campaign during this time.   “From past experience, we have found that … Continue reading

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A birth mother’s journey to adoption

November marks National Adoption Month, which is a special time for families and children to celebrate their adoptions, and a time for agencies and organizations to raise awareness about adoption services and support available within their communities. Adoption is a … Continue reading

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