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Category: Community Impact

Congregational Chesed Fund

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has announced the launch of the Congregational Chesed Fund, which will enable senior rabbis to help Jewish individuals with emergency financial assistance. The fund provides $1,000 to each congregational rabbi that can be distributed at...

The Morton J. and Morton D. May Fund

The St. Louis Jewish Community Study recently received a grant from The Morton J. and Morton D. May Fund. This study of the St. Louis area’s Jewish community to determine its size, geographic distribution, socioeconomic, religious and cultural attributes will help...

Jewish Community Study Launches

Data collected will help inform community planning, allocations and programming efforts for Jewish agencies and organizations for the next decade Visit JFedSTL.org/CountMeIn Jewish Federation of St. Louis, in conjunction with local synagogues and other Jewish...

Why I Give: Michael Staenberg

Michael Staenberg was raised in a family of modest means. But his parents didn’t use that as an excuse not to support their community.  They felt lucky to have a roof over their heads and food on the table. “They taught us that it is important to give to...

Why I Give: Susan Mlynarczyk

Susan Mlynarczyk gives because she hopes that she can make a difference.  “Hopefully, by volunteering and giving, I can help make the community a little bit better,” she says. “I give to certain charities that I believe do really good things, but with Federation I am...