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Challah for Hunger

Last Friday, Early Childhood parents, along with Vetri Community Partnership, Sara Laver representing Woman’s Philanthropy, and members of the Jewish Federation joined together. We rolled, baked and sold over 60 challot during Our “Challah for Hunger Social Change Bakery Network” program! The proceeds of the program will enable Vetri Community Partnership to make a difference in the health and lives of children and… Read More

Posted: November 12, 2018 by

Dignity and Justice for All

Hayyey Sarah 5778 / 3 November 2018

In the wake of the attack on Tree of Life Synagogue, the question I have heard more than any other has been, why the Jews? What is it about us, our history, our essence, that attracts such virulent hatred? However stunned we might have been by the news out of Pittsburgh, the phenomenon itself is hardly… Read More

Posted: November 5, 2018 by

We Grieve with the Jewish Community of Pittsburgh

וִיהִי ה’ מִשְׂגָּ֣ב לַדָּ֑ךְ מִשְׂגָּ֗ב לְעִתּ֥וֹת בַּצָּרָֽה: Adonai is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. (Psalm 9:10) Our hearts are broken at the news of an anti-Semitic terror attack at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. We join with Jews across America and throughout the world in mourning the deaths… Read More

Posted: October 29, 2018 by , and

Our Neighborhood

“All of us, at some time or other, need help. Whether we’re giving or receiving help, each one of us has something valuable to bring to this world. That’s one of the things that connects us as neighbors—in our own way, each one of us is a giver and a receiver.”  Fred Rogers, The World According… Read More

Posted: October 29, 2018 by

Mazel Tov Halle!

Halle has called BZBI home her whole life. She started coming to BZBI when she was born and she happily attended the Laurie Wagman Playschool, Abigail R. Cohen Preschool, and the Neziner Hebrew School.  She is currently a 7th grader at The Philadelphia School. She has been playing tennis since she was 5 and also plays… Read More

Posted: October 23, 2018 by