Tag Archives: Jewish

Support the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry in lieu of Mishloach Manot!

You can support Jewish Family & Chilldren’s Service’s Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP) this Purim by purchasing lovely Purim cards in lieu of or in addition to sending food gifts (Mishloach Manot) to family, friends and neighbors. Choose from … 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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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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Jewish Federation recognizes SHCFP volunteer as a Volunteer of the Year

Last Thursday, Shmuel Corcos, a volunteer at JF&CS’s Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP), was one of several Volunteers of the Year selected by their respective agencies, organizations and synagogues to be publically honored for their service at the Jewish … Continue reading

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Refugees in the News

Over the past few weeks, we have received many comments from community members expressing alarm, sadness and willingness to help relieve the desperate plight of Syrian and other refugees pouring into Europe. The United States has a proud history of … 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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Central Scholarship makes all the difference for young adults pursuing higher education

In just a few weeks, many young adults will be heading off to college, perhaps for the very first time. As many students and their families know all too well, funding for higher education can be difficult to come by, … Continue reading

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