Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Young Professionals Division (YPD) is accepting registrations for a leadership development series called “Roots” to give young adults an introduction to the role of YPD and the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. This six session series, beginning August 16,  is designed to explore Jewish identity, empower Jewish leadership and inspire Jewish community involvement.

Register at or contact Becca Near at or 314-442-3879.

Young Professionals Division (YPD) ensures a thriving Jewish community now and in the future by cultivating socially connected Jewish young leaders through education and community building. Opportunities include social action, philanthropy and community development. YPD is for post-college Jewish men and women in their 20s and 30s. Learn more about YPD at Keep up with YPD on Facebook at