Category Archives: Special Event

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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This Rosh Hashanah, help #StopHungerNow in Pittsburgh

One phrase is often repeated through both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: “Repentance, Prayer and Charity remove the evil decree.” Now is the time of year when charity is encouraged more than ever. The word “charity” covers a variety of good … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh celebrates World Refugee Day this Friday!

Pittsburgh’s World Refugee Day celebration will be held this Friday, June 19th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Market Square in Downtown Pittsburgh. The family-friendly event is free and open to the public. World Refugee Day will feature local … Continue reading

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Save the date for Pittsburgh’s World Refugee Day: June 19th

Pittsburgh’s observance of World Refugee Day will be held on Friday, June 19th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Market Square, Downtown Pittsburgh. “The Pittsburgh celebration of World Refugee Day recognizes the refugee experience and honors their contributions to … Continue reading

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Tomorrow, JF&CS’s Annual Meeting celebrates the service of volunteers

JF&CS’s Annual Meeting will be held tomorrow—Thursday, May 21st–at 6:30 p.m. at Rodef Shalom Congregation (4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15213). Beginning with a reception (kosher dietary laws observed) at 6:30 p.m., the evening’s program will feature a short documentary-style video … Continue reading

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Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry Tribute Wall unveiling next month

Next month at the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry, we’ll unveil an exciting new Tribute Wall, created by local artist James Simon and sponsored by a generous local family. The Tribute Wall will honor the generous financial supporters who have … Continue reading

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Save the date for Pittsburgh​’s World Refugee Day celebratio​n this Friday!

We hope you’ll join us for the Pittsburgh celebration of World Refugee Day! The exciting, family-friendly event is free and open to the public from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, June 20th in Market Square. JF&CS, Northern Area … Continue reading

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