Harry Litman Moderates Internal “Podcast” on Post-election Policy Climate for JHF Board

Harry Litman, JD, Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Board member, former U.S. District Attorney, law professor, and political commentator, and former Pittsburgher, moderated a panel discussion during JHF's Dec. 5 All Boards meeting. L...
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JHF Staff Present Program Overviews and Impact During All-Boards Meeting

Members of three Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) program teams made presentations during JHF's December 5 All-Boards meeting showcasing their growth, impact, and vision for the future. "We have some great ideas and initiatives ...
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Dr. Karen Wolk Feinstein, JHF Board Chair Debra Caplan Host Panel at IWF Conference Discussing Human Trafficking

The International Women's Forum (IWF) Special Interest Group for Health, held its seventh gathering as part of the IWF's conference "Beating the Odds: The Search for New Solutions," on November 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The session was d...
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Debra Caplan Recognized as JHF's Volunteer of the Year

Debra Caplan, MPA has served on the Jewish Healthcare Foundation's board of trustees since 2015, and during that time has served in various leadership roles including as JHF Board vice chair from 2018-2020. She is currently chair of JH...
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Danny Rosen Receives Fred Rock Founders' Award from The Friendship Circle

On Sunday, November 6, as a part of The Friendship Circle's annual Walk4Friendship, Danny Rosen, PhD, MSW, was presented with the second annual Fred Rock Founder's Award. The award honors local individuals who personify The Friendship ...
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JHF Donates Benches Honoring Past Board Members to Hartwood Acres Sculpture Garden

The Sculpture Garden at Hartwood Acres, the Pittsburgh region's biggest public sculpture garden, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on July 10. The yearslong Allegheny County project involved refurbishing and relocating sculptures around t...
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JHF Responds to Ukraine Conflict

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) stands with Ukraine and the individuals and families affected by the war. Among the many very challenging aspects of this crisis, the increased risk of human trafficking facing women and children ...
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Leah Binder Champions Patient Safety on the National Stage

Patient safety expert Leah Binder, MA, MGA, is president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group, an employer-driven national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. With Binder at the helm, the award-winning organization collects data from hospital...
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JHF, HCF, PRHI Boards Meet in New Offices for First Time, Welcome New JHF Board Members

On December 6, the Boards of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), Health Careers Futures and the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, gathered in-person for the first time since early 2020. Board members toured the new offices and...
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JHF Board Convenes for August 2021

On August 30, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation Board of Trustees convened. JHF Board Chair Debra L. Caplan, MPA, called the meeting to order and JHF President and CEO Karen Wolk Feinstein introduced new staff members Emily Franke, LSW,...
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Introducing New Board Chair Deb Caplan

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is pleased to introduce our new Board Chair, Debra L. Caplan, a long-time Board member and friend of the Foundation. Caplan served as past JHF Board Vice Chair from 2018-2020, Chair of JHF's Distributio...
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Honoring Dr. Terry Starz

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is dedicating a bench through the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy to honor Dr. Terry Starz, a beloved member of the community who has served his patients for over 40 years. Dr. Starz is an internist and rh...
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End of year JHF board meeting

The year-end board meetings of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and its supporting organizations, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and Health Careers Futures, were celebrations of board volunteers generous with their time and expe...
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TRUSTEE PROFILE: Terence W. Starz, MD

Internist, rheumatologist at Arthritis and Internal Medicine Associates-UPMC Chairman of the Division of Rheumatology at UPMC-Shadyside Hospital; clinical professor of Medicine and of Occupational Therapy at the University of Pittsburg...
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Trustee Profile: Rema Padman, PhD

Professor of Management Science and Healthcare Informatics, Carnegie Mellon University's Heinz College of Information Systems & Public Policy JHF Trustee beginning January 2019Health Careers Futures Trustee since 2017Pittsburgh Reg...
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Farrell Rubenstein, one of JHF’s architects, honored

On August 26, JHF trustees paid tribute to former Jewish Healthcare Foundation Board Chair Farrell Rubenstein for his roles both in creating the foundation as a legacy organization to Montefiore Hospital, and for his strong leadership ...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Steve Irwin, equity partner at Leech Tishman

Steven D. Irwin, J.D., equity partner at Leech Tishman, is a Trustee of Jewish Healthcare Foundation, and Co-Chair of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative. He has served on numerous other civic and nonprofit boards. Current servic...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Debra L. Caplan, Executive-in-Residence of the Forbes Funds, President of HobartHumphrey LLC

Debra L. Caplan has never shied away from a challenge. Throughout her working life, she has jumped enthusiastically into new situations, putting in long days and nights, and learning by doing. The reward has been a fulfilling career st...
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JHF Trustee Profile: Dick Simon, Life Trustee

"To serve on a charitable board… if you can't give money, be able to get it." Dick Simon, 98 years young, is the longest-serving trustee of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation and Montefiore Hospital, with more than 65 years of combined s...
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JHF Trustee Jeffrey Finkelstein to Carry Torch at Israeli Independence Day Ceremony

JHF Trustee Jeffrey Finkelstein, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh, will be among the 12 torchbearers at the 71st Israeli Independence Day ceremony on May 8 on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem. Honored for his wo...
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