Thank You!

The CDS 8th Grade trip as captured here on this blog has been made possible through the generosity of the following:

  • Adina Preis Endowment Fund for Community Day School
  • Contributors and participants to the 8th Grade fundraising events, including the 2019 Pay It Forward campaign
  • 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
  • CDS Classes of 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019

Also, special thanks to Andy and Rita Rabin and their family for their generosity that has made it possible for our 8th Grade students and staff to capture and share their Israel experience using the latest camera technology.

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 or give online here. Your generosity transforms lives and creates a stronger Jewish future for us all.