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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 open January 10 through April 14. Apply online at https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/4338 THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND…

Jewish Community Joins Together for ‘Shine A Light,’ an Unprecedented Coalition to Spotlight Antisemitism

New major nationwide initiative addresses rising antisemitism through education, partnerships, advocacy, and media. Five local Jewish organizations are joining with a coalition of over 60 North American Jewish and non-Jewish organizations and corporations to launch Shine A Light, an unprecedented effort to illuminate the dangers of antisemitism through education, community partnerships, workplace engagement, and advocacy….

Rubin and Gloria Feldman Family Educational Institute to accept applications for Holocaust education funding

Today, the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum announced the opening of the fall funding cycle for the Rubin and Gloria Feldman Family Educational Institute. Interested individuals and organizations can apply for funds of up to $5,000 on the Institute’s online portal. The application cycle closes on Nov. 5, 2021, and award winners will be notified in early…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis announces new investment in Jewish early childhood centers

Recognizing the importance of the impact of Jewish early childhood centers in the St. Louis Jewish Community, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has announced a $125,000 investment over the next 16 months into a new ECC collaborative initiative for all 10 early childhood programs in the community. The ECC Initiative will provide a unique…

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…

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…

Federation offers series to improve collaboration, fundraising and engagement for Jewish organizations

Join the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and its Millstone Institute for a series of workshops guided by nationally known leadership coach Nanette Fridman, focused on improving organizational capacity. The series for professional leadership and board members will focus on strategies for organizations to increase collaboration, communication, fundraising and engagement. These workshops are offered in response…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day Events 2021

The Jewish community has a variety of events scheduled in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. Here are some you may be interested in attending virtually:   Jewish Federations of North America In Honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we are recommitting ourselves to acts of service. Below is a list of…

Groundbreaking marks start of construction on St. Louis’ new $21 million Holocaust Museum

Museum’s New Name Honors St. Louis Holocaust Survivors’ Families  (St. Louis, November 17, 2020) – At a virtual groundbreaking Sunday, dignitaries celebrated a new future and a new name for St. Louis’ Holocaust Museum. The new, greatly expanded Museum will be known as the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum in honor of the families of Gloria Kaplan…