Two Ways to Support Refugees This Week:

By | February 22, 2016

Jewish Pittsburgh and The Refugee Crisis:  A Community Conversation

Thursday February 25th @ 7:00 pm | JCC Squirrel Hill, Levinson Hall

Jewish Pittsburgh will have an opportunity to hear experts’ insight on international and local refugee issues.  We will examine whether we can be welcoming to refugees and still maintain a safe community. Three panelists — Aryeh Sherman, Mark Hetfield and Michael Kenney, PhD — a group with expertise in refugee resettlement and terrorism, will contribute informed views and invite attendees’ questions. This event is free, but registration is required, so visit this website to register:

Refugee Resettlement Benefit Dinner at Spring Valley Bruderhof

Thursday February 25th @ 5:30pm | 100 Spring Valley Rd. Farmington, PA 15437

On February 25th, our friends from the Spring Valley Bruderhof are partnering with Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh to host a benefit dinner for refugee resettlement. It will start at 5:30 pm at 100 Spring Valley Rd, Farmington, PA 15437. The cost is $30 per plate or $150 per table. RSVP to Tim Hochstetler at  Contact Karen Sloan ( if you have questions, or if you plan to go and would like to carpool. Want to see more about who the Bruderfhof is? Watch this short video: