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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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Community resources available for Jewish students pursuing higher education

In today’s tough economic times, we know that every dollar toward a higher education counts. That’s why we are committed to helping our community’s Jewish students pursue higher learning opportunities with less financial strain through Central Scholarship & Loan Referral … 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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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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Lost in translation

Imagine you speak limited English, but not enough to access public transportation, help your child at school or go to the doctor. Where do you turn? How do you get the help you need? Sang*, a 21-year-old refugee from Bhutan, … Continue reading

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How to help older loved ones during the High Holidays

The High Holidays will be here before we know it! For many of us, the holidays have always included celebrations at the homes of parents, grandparents or older loved ones. Sometimes, though, our aging loved ones may find that holiday … Continue reading

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How to cope when your child leaves for college

It’s almost that time in August, when many young adults will start heading off to college for the first time. While the experience is filled with excitement, Gila Lux, a licensed clinical therapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services (SHPS), says … Continue reading

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