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One Happy Camper Grants Now Open to All of Missouri

One Happy Camper, the Foundation for Jewish Camp, has opened grants to all Jewish first-time campers in Missouri, with the exclusion of Kansas City. The program offers up to $1,000 for first-time campers, understanding that at Jewish overnight camp, “the summer of your life” is more than just an expression. For details, visit OneHappyCamper.org or…

PJ Library and Brodsky Library Collaborate to Create The Story Quest

Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library and PJ Library are working together to develop a Jewish Story Festival for the community, launching in May, intersecting with the St. Louis Storytelling Festival. This first event on May 4, 2017 will then kick-off a yearlong series of “story walks” through the St. Louis Jewish community utilizing various modalities of…

Full STEAM Ahead to the Brodsky Summer Reading Club

Join the Brodsky Summer Reading Club for “Full STEAM Ahead: Where STEAM* and Literacy Come Together,” an educational summer program for kids entering pre-K through 5th grade. At the first event on Thursday, June 16, kids will construct their own catapult, build a house or a skyscraper and design a bug and make it move!…

Community Family Shabbat Picnic for Families with Young Children

Join the Jewish community for a family Shabbat picnic on Friday, June 10 at Shaw Park- North Shelter at the Treetop Playground. Families with young children are invited to recite Shabbat prayers and enjoy challah and grape juice. The evening will continue with complimentary treats from the ice cream truck and unlimited play on the…

Lend Your Hands and Hearts with Women’s Philanthropy

Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of St. Louis is hosting a special volunteer opportunity to enhance the holidays for individuals who feel isolated from the Jewish community. They will be making care packages to be delivered to these individuals for Purim. In order to accomplish this, Women’s Philanthropy has scheduled two assembly times- Monday, March…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Launches SPREAD THE LIGHT 2.0 Website to Encourage Families to Give Their Kids the Gift of Giving this Chanukah

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has recently updated their SPREAD THE LIGHT website that allows parents to purchase virtual candles that their children can then allocate to different needs in our community. During the process, families are encouraged to learn about and discuss the importance of giving to those in need. Four child-friendly videos about…

St. Louis Boy Selected for National PJ Our Way Design Team

Max Lagoy of Wildwood was chosen, along with nine other children from across the country, to join the 2014-2015 PJ Our Way National Design Team. Max is the only Missouri representative. Each team member is responsible for spurring online dialogue by creating and sharing videos, reviews and author interviews. The 11-year-old, who “enjoys reading and…

Kranzberg Foundation Awards $55K

Kranzberg Foundation Awards $55K to Jewish Youth and Young Adult Programs Grants have been given to innovative next generation Jewish projects since 2008 The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting organization of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $55,000 in grants to 12 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults for 2015. This is…

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