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St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum to Host ‘Why This Matters’ Speaker Series

Series will include programs on antisemitism, Holocaust education, media literacy, and the Museum’s ongoing expansion  (St. Louis, July 8, 2021) – Today, the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum announced a series of upcoming virtual programs entitled, “Why This Matters.” The series will examine crucial issues relevant to the Museum’s mission to use the history…

Shinshinim IL offers teens an opportunity to learn and lead in Israel

Put your leadership skills to the test and represent your community in an exciting five-month journey in Israel. Shinshinim IL is a new and exclusive program designed specifically for American high school graduates who wish to spend this fall and winter in Israel. Participants will be in Israel from October 2021 to February 2022. First, spend October…

Federation announces new Seltzer College Scholarship

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has a new $10,000 scholarship available to area Jewish high school seniors and community college students who are transferring to a four-year college or university. The Cynthia and Garry Seltzer College Scholarship will recognize a student who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills, and financial need. The student must have a…

Applications open soon for academic scholarships, loans

Jewish Federation of St. Louis distributes a number of academic scholarships and interest-free loans to St. Louis area students. These scholarships are open to residents of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, with a preference given to Jewish applicants. The applications are open January 14 through April 8. Apply online here. THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND Established by…

Guy Blog – December 20, 2019

Shalom everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week! On Sunday morning I had BA Sunday school which was so much fun: We had a latke day! We made a lot of latkes together and it was delicious! In addition, I shared with the children how we celebrate Hanukkah in Israel, and…

Shaked Blog – December 20, 2019

Shalom! This week is very special for me, because on Wednesday my mom arrived to town! Last Friday I had meeting at the federation with Guy and we planned our program together for the ECC (we’ll talk about more) and then went to Shaare Emeth for my second time Challah baking with the ECC and…

Guy Blog – October 7, 2019

Hello everyone! I want to share with you all my about my week. On Sunday I didn’t teach because it was Rosh Hashanah evening. I went with my host family to the service at United Hebrew! I had fun! On the next day I had a lot of things to do. In the morning I…

Lir Blog – March 29, 2019

I’m back!!!! For those who don’t know, I traveled to Israel to visit my family and friends! The trip was so great, I traveled all around Israel. I went to Jerusalem, walked around the old city and of course to the Western Wall to put all of your special notes in it. I hope your…

Snir Blog – March 29, 2019

What a month! We went to Israel in the end of February for two weeks, and it was such a fun time! I spent time with my friends and family, with my students from my youth group in Israel, and with lots of other people, I missed everyone there! After my time in Israel I…