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 Auction event
  • 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 Class of 2016
  • CDS Class of 2017
  • CDS Class of 2018

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 that make 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.