Israel & Overseas Today

Ingathering – Reflections from The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

On Friday morning, a group of 280 Olim (new immigrants) from Ethiopia arrived at Ben Gurion Airport! They were greeted by several Jewish Federation representatives, celebrating the Federation system’s longstanding support of Aliyah, in partnership with the Jewish Agency. Background informa…

[Resources] Federation Support for Disability Awareness and Inclusion

There are an estimated one billion people around the globe living with some form of physical, emotional, intellectual or other disability. In Israel, persons with disabilities make up 20% of the population and face challenges every day – many of which have been amplified over the past few …

Federation's I&O Impact - February 2021

Nearly a year into the coronavirus pandemic, we have all grown to appreciate the bright spots we see across our Federation system.


Amazingly, thanks to Federations’ support, more than 21,000 olim (new immigrants) made Aliyah in 2020 during a global pandemic through the dedicated effor…

Welcome to JDC's New CEO Ariel Zwang

Federation overseas partner JDC welcomes Ariel Zwang as CEO. Hear her personal story

#FedProud in the New Year

Happy 2021! There is no doubt that as we look back at 2020 we remember too many significant and painful losses and the many ways our community came together to meet the challenges brought by COVID-19. Amidst the sorrow, there is much we can take pride in.