New Jewish Community Advisory Committee Convenes

The Jewish Community Advisory Committee met for the first time on December 4 to begin to develop its working model for 2024 and to discuss potential funding priorities. The Committee is tasked by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) ...
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JHF Issues Emergency Grants to University-Based Hillels and Chabads

In response to reports of increased antisemitism on university and college campuses throughout the U.S. and growing anxiety among Jewish students, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has approved $135,000 in emergency grants to Hill...
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JHF Recognizes Fifth Anniversary of Oct. 27 Synagogue Shooting

On the five-year anniversary of the attack at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, the deadliest antisemitic attack in American history, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation honors the memory of victims of the horrific attacks on the Tree ...
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Violins of Hope Exhibit Underway at Carnegie Mellon University

The Violins of Hope exhibit, an effort to bring healing to the region through the power of music and the human spirit, is open through November 21 at Posner Center at Carnegie Mellon University. The centerpiece of Violins of Hope is a ...
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JFCS Highlights JHF-Seeded Efforts at Annual Meeting

The Jewish Family and Community Services celebrated their 8th anniversary at their annual meeting on May 18. At the event, Jewish Healthcare Foundation-seeded efforts were celebrated throughout, including The Squirrel Hill Food Pantry ...
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Organizers of Violins of Hope Greater Pittsburgh Share about its Roots

Violins of Hope Greater Pittsburgh, organized by co-chairs Sandra Rosen and Patricia Siger and project manager Lynn Zelenski, will bring together the arts, religious institutions, community organizations, education professionals, and m...
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New Plans for JAA Site Realize Vision for an Urban Senior Village in Squirrel Hill

On October 10, the Jewish Association on Aging (JAA) announced plans to sell part of its property on Browns Hill Road in Squirrel Hill to develop an innovative urban senior village, a model the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has ad...
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JHF Staff Participate in Stop the Bleed Training

On September 20, Jewish Healthcare Foundation staff participated in a two-hour Stop the Bleed training, learning three techniques to help save a life before someone bleeds out to empower them to assist in an emergency and potentially s...
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JHF Sponsors Second Annual Eradicate Hate Conference in Pittsburgh

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation was a proud sponsor of the second annual Eradicate Hate Global Summit held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center September 19–21. Born out of the Tree of Life massacre in Pittsburgh in October 2018...
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Jason Kunzman Serves Pittsburgh and Jewish Community with Commitment to Innovation and Excellence

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has called Kunzman a friend since 2003, long before he assumed his current position as chief program officer at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC). At JHF, Kunzman served as t...
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Nancy Zionts and Daniel Rosen Join Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh Seniors Task Force

Daniel Rosen, PhD, MSW, professor of social work at the University of Pittsburgh and vice chair of the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Board, and Nancy Zionts, MBA, JHF COO and chief program officer, are participating in the newly e...
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The Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $1.6M in Grants Including New Funding to Catalyze an Autonomous Patient Safety Industry in Pittsburgh and to Support an Arts and Education Program to Combat Hate

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on December 6 approved new grants to begin the journey for Pittsburgh to become a national center for autonomous patient safety solutions and to support bringing a music and education program with...
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Eradicate Hate Global Summit Convenes Leaders to Explore Tangible Solutions

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation was a proud sponsor of the inaugural Eradicate Hate Global Summit, which gathered hundreds of attendees from all over the world both at the Pittsburgh Convention Center and virtually on October 18-20, 2...
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Jewish Cemetery and Burial Association of Greater Pittsburgh Grows with JHF Funding

The Jewish Cemetery and Burial Association of Greater Pittsburgh (JCBA) continues to meet the demands of the region in maintaining sacred Jewish resting places and in handling all arrangements for free burials of those in need, with a ...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Supports Jewish Community Center Overnight Camp Reopening

The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) has provided coaching support to the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh (JCC) as they plan to reopen their Emma Kaufmann overnight camp in Morgantown, WV this summer. PRHI Manager, Le...
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The Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle is as Important as Ever

When Jim Busis took over the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle in 2012, it was on the verge of collapse. Faced with a number of challenges, including a constantly-evolving media landscape, the paper was failing. It was time to rethink how th...
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Jewish Community Supports Seniors with Engaging Programs During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many challenges to our senior and caregiver community, from finding ways to connect remotely, to navigating unexpected care transitions, to illness and grief. We are especially saddened by the closing ...
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JHF Recognized During JCC “Little” Big Night

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) was honored to be recognized during the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh's (JCC) virtual Little Big Night on January 23.  "For all these years, the JCC has been there for us, fro...
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Celebrating the Life of Dick Simon

It is with great sadness that we remember Richard "Dick" Simon, a beloved board member, who passed away peacefully on November 4, just a few months shy of his 100th birthday. He was the longest-serving Trustee of the Jewish Healthcare ...
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JHF Commemorates the 2nd Anniversary of the 10/27 Tree of Life Shooting

To commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation purchased a quilt, titled No Hate Flag, made by Louise Silk, and gifted it to the 10.27 Healing Partnership. The quilt serve...
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