Thank You!

The CDS 8th Grade trip is made possible through the generosity of the following:

  • Adina Preis Endowment Fund for Community Day School
  • Contributors and participants in the 8th Grade Israel Online Auction
  • The Harry and Jean Burtin Scholarship Fund
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh
  • The Sholom Comay Family Endowment Fund
  • The Timothy Glick Israel Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • The Wimmer Family Foundation
  • Class of 2016

Also, special thanks to Andy and Rita Rabin and their family for the gift of the Ricoh Theta S camera and Go Pro HERO 4 and for making it possible for our 8th Grade students and staff to capture and share their Israel experience for the first time ever through this blog.

If you’d like to make a donation to help support future Community Day School 8th Grade class trips to Israel, please contact CDS Institutional Advancement Director Jenny Jones at or 412-521-1100, Ext. 3207. Your generosity transforms lives and creates a stronger Jewish future for us all.