Category Archives: Philanthropy

A Tradition of Giving

During the 1930s, as the Nazis took over Germany, Pittsburgh Jews mobilized to raise money to aid refugees, some of whom were brought to Pittsburgh and supported for a time by the Jewish community. The Friendship Club was founded in … Continue reading

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Bertha Rauh

From an early age, Bertha Floersheim Rauh (1865-1952) was active in civic and philanthropic community service. Deeply concerned about the plight of the poor, especially women and children, Bertha Rauh was involved in many organizations that offered assistance programs, including … Continue reading

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