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Alex Goodstein

Alex Goodstein

Alex Goodstein

Israel Next Co-Chair

Why are you involved with Young Adult Division and The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh?

I wanted to have a stronger relationship and make friends with other Jews in Pittsburgh.

Why do you think it’s important to give to The Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh?

I give to the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh because it helps provide for the many great programs and events I or others may attend.

What’s your favorite Jewish holiday?

Hanukkah because of all the fried foods and festivities.

If you could eat one Jewish food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Latkes and brisket.

What is your most memorable Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh event?

My absolute favorite was the 2015 Main Event with actor Joshua Malina, but I also really enjoy Vodka Latke every year.

Who’s your favorite Jewish actor and actress?

So many options. Probably Seth Rogan and Mila Kunis.

If you could invite any famous Jewish person to your Shabbat table, who would it be (living or deceased)?

Mel Brooks would make for an exciting dinner guest.

Have any special talents?

Food Photography

If you could be any animal, what would it be and why?

A bear because I like to eat a lot then hibernate for the winter.

Mineos or Aiellos pizza?

Neither. Yeah I said it. Badamos or Slice is so much better.

Name three of your favorite movies?

  • High Fidelity
  • Die Hard
  • Total Recall

Favorite Pittsburgh athlete?

Does Andrew McCutchen still count?