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Opening Program for Untold Sacrifices: The St. Louis Jewish Community in the Great War

An opening program will be held on Sunday, November 5 from 1:30-3:30pm at The J’s Staenberg Family Complex, Fitness & Wellness Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive, St. Louis, MO 63146.  “’Prejudice is a Worse Foe to American Democracy than any Kaiser’: The Jewish Experience in St. Louis during World War I” will be the topic of a lecture by Dr. Petra DeWitt, Missouri University of Science & Technology.

A dessert reception will follow program; dietary laws observed. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Reservations required. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Andrew Goldfeder at 314-442-3711 or

Visit to learn about some of the individuals who sacrificed all to serve in the First World War. We are honored to recognize the people who fought “the war to end all wars.”

This program is supported by a grant from the Missouri Humanities Council.