The Professional Society offers professionals a host of opportunities to come together with other like-minded community members and philanthropists. It is a giving society that offers its members opportunities for engagement and education with others who share your values. Click here to view our quarterly newsletter!

Past newsletters: March 2022November 2021  |  August 2021  |  May 2021  |  February 2021

The Professional Society is made up of these divisions:

  • Business and Real Estate
  • Financial Services
  • Legal
  • Healthcare
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Strengthening Our Community

Our professional community is key to fulfilling Federation’s mission of strengthening an engaged, vibrant, and flourishing St. Louis Jewish community. Professional Society members are donors whose gifts to the Annual Campaign are:

  • Ages 46+ $1,800 or more
  • Ages 31-45 $1,000 or more
  • Ages 30 and under $500 or more
  • Residents and students $360 or more

A monthly payment option is available.

Membership benefits include:

  • Listings in the annual donor roll, Professional Society brochure insert, and video screen in the Jewish Federation of St. Louis lobby 
  • Invitations to members-only recognition event
  • Potential leadership opportunities within the Jewish community
  • Continued education credit opportunities
  • A forum to discuss issues from a Jewish perspective

Click here to see the list of the 2021 members.

Benefits to the Jewish Community:

Professional Society members strengthen and impact the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the Jewish Community through:

  • Engaging in philanthropic support
  • Contributing professional skills and expertise
  • Developing camaraderie and a sense of community
  • Providing increased or deepened leadership commitments



Professional Society Chair
Sanford J. Boxerman

Past Chair
Neil Jaffe

Chair Elect
Brad Snitzer

Vice Chairs
Mark Rubin, Business & Real Estate
Denise Meckler, MD, Healthcare
Brad Snitzer, Financial Services
Sharon Remis, Legal

Leadership Advisory Committee
Cynthia Albin, Diana W. Baumohl, Stephen Davis, Caryn Fine, Neil Jaffe, Hannah Marshall, Mike Lefton, Matt Litwack, Rob Merlin, Jerry Padawer, Joel Portman, Sharon Remis, Jane N. Rubin, Sherry Shuman, MD, Matt Smith, Jeff Sparks


For more information or to get involved, contact Stacy Wagerman at

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Upcoming Events

JProStL Bringing Light to the Community

Jewish Federation Kaplan Feldman Complex
12 Millstone Campus Drive
St. Louis, MO 63146

Staff who work throughout the St. Louis Jewish community at organizations, schools and congregations are invited to the first JProStL Hanukkah Gathering and to explore the power of LIGHT in our lives, with “Bringing Light To Ourselves And The Community.”

STL March for Israel

St. Louis, MO

Whether you were at the rally in Washington, D.C., or couldn’t be there but wanted to participate, join the St. Louis community as we march in solidarity with Israel.


The Midwestern
900 Spruce St
St. Louis, MO 63102

Join YPD for our 14th Annual LollapaJEWza. Join us for the biggest gathering of Jewish young adults in their 20’s and 30’s in St. Louis!

Annual JProStL Recognition Event

The J – Staenberg Family Complex Gymnasium
2 Millstone Campus Dr
St. Louis, MO 63146

Save the Date for the Annual JProStL Recognition Event on Thursday, March 7, 2024 at 11:30 am. Sit down luncheon now back by popular demand. Now accepting nominations for the Annual JProStL Peer (Staff) Awards and Partnership (Lay Leader) Award.

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