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Our Impact

By the Numbers

  • 50 Jewish organizations in St. Louis connected to a Millstone Institute program
  • More than 100 training, networking and community building programs over the past five years
  • Over 1,400 participants
  • 20% of participants attend three or more programs each year
  • 100 JProStl Honorees
  • 100 Millstone Fellows
  • 110 Coaching Academy Alumni
  • 50 JProStl Board Members

Impact on Individuals

  • “The Millstone Fellows provided me with skills that I have applied to my professional work at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and to my board leadership at United Hebrew.”
    Jamie Dimitar and Sam schwingJulie Gibbs, Director, Women’s Philanthropy
  • “Literally, JProStl has transformed how I do my work.”
    Rabbi Levi Landa, Chabad
  • “As an alum of the Millstone Fellows, I continue to look for ways to advance my leadership. I was thrilled to participate in Millstone’s Jewish Coaching Academy.”
    Margy Weisman, Central Reform Congregation
  • “Before my involvement in JProStl, I saw myself as a social worker who happened to work in the Jewish community. Because of JProStl, I see myself as a Jewish professional and a leader.”
    Lori Goldberg, JF&CS
  • “The Millstone Fellows has broadened our viewpoints…and is an experience which will benefit my skills as a lay leader going forward.”
    Josh Wallach, Shaare Emeth

Impact on Organizations

  • “There is a palpable energy and excitement from our Millstone Fellows, which will serve our congregation well into the future.”
    Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg, United Hebrew Congregation
  • “JProStl has benefited our staff by providing professional development and networking opportunities that as a smaller Fellows Grouporganization we would have not otherwise been able to access.”
    Nikki Goldstein, Crown Center
  • “JProStl has led to numerous collaborations for our organization.”
    Rabbi Shmuel Greenwald, Aish HaTorah
  • “The enthusiasm and energy present at JProStl events motivates me to challenge myself and my organization to reach new heights.”
    Craig Neuman, Jewish Community Center
  • “Millstone staff has provided support and direction to help us re-imagine the work of our board of directors.”
    Rich Wolkowitz, Congregation B’nai Amoona Board Member

Impact on Community

  • “Millstone programs create common ground in community.”
    Rabbi Ze’ev Smason, Nusach Hari B’nai Zion
  • “We merited the Torah because of the family like atmosphere at the foot of Mt. Sinai. The Annual JProStl Recognition Luncheon represents our community celebrating together as a family.”
    Rabbi Shaya Mintz, St. Louis KollelFroup with Jessie
  • “Being on the JProStl Board has given me a greater appreciation of the work being done in and on behalf of the Jewish community.”
    Tabari A. Coleman, Project Director, A World of Difference, ADL
  • “The Millstone Fellows alumni will work together to elevate the work of our community for years to come.”
    Mont Levy, Past President, Jewish Federation of St. Louis
  • “St. Louis is a beacon for other Jewish communities.”
    Brenda Gevertz, Director, National JPro Network
  • “Our foundation has invested in many programs over the last 30 years. I think that JProStl is our single greatest accomplishment and has provided the foundation for broad-based leadership development through the Millstone Institute.”
    Tom Green, Lubin-Green Foundation