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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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Students Spend Safe Days at the JCC with PRHI-Supported Program

On September 1, the Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh launched their new program, All Day at the J, to support students and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The full-day program is an extension of their childcare programs and...
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JCC Program Supports Students During Pandemic

The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh (JCC) is hosting a program, called All Day at the J, to support families during the pandemic. The full-day program is an extension of their childcare programs and will provide students ...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Provides $2.5 Million to Jewish Community Center for COVID Relief

The current pandemic is historic, and it is wreaking havoc—medically, financially, socially, and mentally. The Jewish community of Pittsburgh is working on a coordinated response in coordination with the Jewish Federation of Greater Pi...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation provides $2.5 million to Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh for COVID Relief

PITTSBURGH, PA (July 20, 2020) – The current pandemic is historic, and it is wreaking havoc—medically, financially, socially, and mentally. The Jewish community of Pittsburgh is working on a coordinated response in coordination with th...
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Look who’s talking: Family Spinner a hit with local kids, parents

Six months after Jewish Healthcare Foundation supported the free distribution of the low-tech game to three Squirrel Hill parochial schools, the Family Spinner is earning top grades for getting people talking. Developed by two mothers ...
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Teen Mental Health Efforts Underway in Zip Code 15217

The 15217 Neighborhood-based Teen Mental Health Initiative, a joint effort of JHF and other Jewish organizations, is giving rise to events even before the initiative begins its work in earnest. On April 28, the JCC hosted a "Community ...
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JHF Trustee Douglas Kress and Sue Berman Kress Honored by Hillel

Douglas Kress, MD, along with his wife Sue Berman Kress, PhD, were the 2019 Honorees at Hillel's Campus Superstar event on April 14. At the annual singing competition, Hillel honors people for their commitment, dedication, and support ...
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'Stop the Bleed' Training Continues With JHF Support

The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh offered free training for people without a medical background to provide life-saving aid to victims of severe trauma.  The March 19 session, held at Rodef Shalom, is part of the ongoing ...
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Now You're Talking: JHF Funds 'Family Spinner Project'

The Family Spinner is a simple game that gets people talking. The Jewish Healthcare Foundation has supported its free distribution in March through three Jewish schools in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood: Community Day School, ...
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