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Overview of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, I write to provide an overview of some of the key accomplishments of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis this year. The support of thousands in our community has helped us achieve some significant milestones this year. Community Study Jewish Federation of St. Louis started 2015 on a very…

First Study of Jewish St. Louis in 20 Years

Jewish Federation of St. Louis today released the results of the 2014 St. Louis Jewish Community Study, the first study of Jewish St. Louis in 20 years. The study, conducted by the JPAR-Jewish Policy & Action Research group, presents a snapshot of our community today and opportunities for growth in the future. Over a three…

The Morton J. and Morton D. May Fund

The St. Louis Jewish Community Study recently received a grant from The Morton J. and Morton D. May Fund. This study of the St. Louis area’s Jewish community to determine its size, geographic distribution, socioeconomic, religious and cultural attributes will help inform community planning, allocations and programming efforts for Jewish agencies and organizations for the…

How Do 1,000 People Represent Our Community?

With our St. Louis Jewish Community Study in full swing, some of you may wonder how we can estimate characteristics of our whole community by just talking to 1,000 people. This recent article from the New York Times explains how a randomly selected sample can be used to relay the views of an entire population….

Jewish Community Study Launches

Data collected will help inform community planning, allocations and programming efforts for Jewish agencies and organizations for the next decade Visit JFedSTL.org/CountMeIn Jewish Federation of St. Louis, in conjunction with local synagogues and other Jewish organizations, is launching a study of the St. Louis area’s Jewish community to determine its size, geographic distribution, socioeconomic, religious…

Let Your Voice Be Heard

As you may know, Jewish Federation of St. Louis, in conjunction with our local synagogues and agencies, is embarking on a Jewish community study.  The study will determine the number of individuals and households in the greater St. Louis Jewish community and collect information about their behavior, perceptions and attitudes. The findings, which will be…

Federation to Present Discussion of Pew Survey at Meeting

Dr. Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz, advisor to the report on American Jewish life, to speak  Jewish Federation of St. Louis announces Dr. Laurence Kotler-Berkowitz will speak on the Pew Research Center survey of U.S. Jews at a special open meeting of the Board of Trustees at 5 pm on December 16 in the Federation Board Room. Dr….

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