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JProStL Exploring the Divide

Delmar DevINe
5501 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112

Join us for Exploring the Divide, a JProStL program designed for professionals who work throughout the St. Louis Jewish community, taking place Tuesday, May 9th. Participants will park at the Delmar DevINe and board a bus at 9:30 am for a 2 ½ tour led by Amanda Clark, Community Tours Manager for the Missouri Historical Society, highlighting the historical roots of the Jewish and Black experiences in St. Louis and how they impact our communities today.

The event will be followed by a debrief, optional lunch from Ben Poremba’s new Deli Divine, and optional tour of Delmar DevINe, a social innovation space, with Jorge Riopedre, Executive Director. The program will be facilitated by Cheryl Adelstein (JCRC), Tamyka Perine (Cultural Leadership) and Heather Silverman (NCJW).

Bus tour is limited to 30 participants. There is no charge for the tour and program. Participants can order and pay for lunch after registering. For information contact Natalie Hillman, MSW Intern, or Marci Mayer Eisen,


Exploring the Divide Registration is at capacity

We are now taking a waiting list. Please contact Marci Mayer Eisen at if you would like to be added to the waiting list.



May 9, 2023

  • 9:15 am – Arrive
  • 9:30 am – Bus Tour Leaves
  • Noon – Bus returns/debrief
  • 12:30 pm – Optional Lunch from Deli Divine (separate charge, kosher option available upon request)
  • 1:15 pm – Tour of Delmar DivINe
  • 2:00 pm – Program concludes


Event Committee: Heather Silverman (NCJWSTL), Tamyka Perine (Cultural Leadership), Cheryl Adelstein (JCRC)
JProStL President: Sarah Levinson (JFS)
JProStL Vice President: Rabbi Lori Levine (Congregation Shaare Emeth)
Staff: Marci Mayer Eisen and Natalie Hillman



JProStL, an initiative of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is the professional association for staff who work at organizations, congregations and schools affiliated with the St. Louis Jewish community. Programs are supported by Mont & Karen Levy and the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, and the Barry Rosenberg Fund for Professional Excellence.