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JProStl Young Adult Series – Advancing Your Leadership

Advancing Your Leadership

Chair: Jeremy Goldberg, Development Associate, Young Adults
For staff in their 20s and 30s who work in the St. Louis Jewish community

Register here

COMPLETED: Personal Leadership: June
Tuesday, June 22, Noon-1 pm
Explore your own leadership, creativity, and ability to influence those around you with Roey Kruvi of Moishe House, who recently moved to St. Louis. Roey leads workshops for Jewish young adults around the world and is the founder of a number of initiatives including Moishe House’s Retreatology, Moishe Pods, and Camp Nai Nai Nai. A Schusterman Fellow and member of the ROI community, Roey was the 2018 JPRO Network of North America Young Pro of the Year.

COMPLETED: Organizational Leadership: August
Tuesday, August 17, Noon-1 pm
How might we be leaders in our organizations as younger professionals? Explore skills to effectively initiative new ideas, partner with colleagues and lay leaders, and create change throughout your organization. Led by Nava Kantor, Manager of Community Assessment & Planning, and Emily Bornstein, Director of Community Investment & Evaluation, of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. Introduction by Rabbi Rachel Bearman of Congregation Shaare Emeth.

Changing the World: October
Monday, October 18, Noon-1 pm

Recognizing that every day we’re faced with conflicting priorities of where to put our knowledge, energy, and time, how can we tackle the big issues of racial justice, stand up to hatred of all forms, and support the most vulnerable in our community? The most successful social movements have often been led by young adults who vision a better future. Discussion led by Alyssa Banford, Director of Civic Engagement, St. Louis JCRC. Introduction by Tony Westbrook, Assistant Director, WashU Hillel.

Zoom links will be sent in advance. For more information, contact Marci Mayer Eisen at 314-442-3810 or

JProStl, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is the professional association for staff who work in nonprofit organizations throughout the St. Louis Jewish community. JProStl provides professional development, networking opportunities, sharing of resources, and celebrates the work of our professionals.

Made possible by support from Mont & Karen Levy and the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

JProStl Leadership
Sarah Levinson, President
Liz Collins & Scott Berzon, Vice Presidents
Rabbi Lori Levine, Professional Development Chair

Jeremy Goldberg, Development Associate, Young Adults
Marci Mayer Eisen, Director, Millstone Institute/JProStl
Karen Sher, Vice President, Community Leadership & Engagement

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Greg Yawitz, Board Chair
Brian Herstig, President & CEO



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