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Major Israeli Politician, Tzipi Livni, Cancels Visit to St. Louis

Tzipi Livni, one of Israel’s major politicians, has cancelled her visit to St. Louis today. Jewish Federation of St. Louis was bringing her here for a private event. We had planned to hold a press conference beforehand. Due to a last minute change, there will be no press conference. Elliott Abrams, Former Special Assistant to…

Jewish Federation to Bring Major Israeli Politician to St. Louis

Named as one of the world’s top 100 women by Time and Forbes, Tzipi Livni, former Minister of Foreign Affairs & Vice Prime Minister, will give an insider’s view of the situation in Israel. Tzipi Livni, former Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs and Vice Prime Minister, is coming to St. Louis on Thursday, Nov. 29,…

Stephen Fisher

Stephen Fisher survived the Joplin tornado, but lost everything, including his job. Jewish Federation came to his rescue. Our community also raised more than $52,000 to help victims. It’s just one of the many services Jewish Federation does best – to convene the community to act during any type of emergency or humanitarian crisis. The…

Millstone ‘IMPACT’ Series to Enhance Organizational Leadership

The program for board members, professionals and volunteers features a powerful roster of speakers. Sign up now. Begins Mon., Oct. 15, through late spring, 2013, at the Federation Kopolow Building IMPACT: Enhancing Organizational Leadership, a series for board members, professionals and volunteers throughout the St. Louis Jewish community, is being sponsored by the Millstone Institute…

Jewish Federation Grants $24K in Financial Aid to 8 StL Students

With college tuition on a steady rise, families and students continue the struggle to make ends meet. In an effort to ease the burden, the Jewish Community Foundation awards annual scholarships and loans to St. Louis undergrad and graduate students. This year, 8 locals were the lucky recipients of nearly $25,000 in support. The scholarships…

Millstone Institute Seeks Young Leaders Interested in Social Change

Participants will hone leadership skills in a six-part program. Thurs., Sept. 27 through Thursday, Dec. 13. Sign up by August 31. The Millstone Institute for Jewish Leadership is seeking Jewish adults in their 20s who are interested in the issues of social change to sign up for THE LENS. This six-part biweekly program will run…

Generational Expert Gives Tips to JFed Volunteer Fundraisers To Help Spark Better Donor Relationships

Fifty Jewish Federation Development (fundraising) Volunteers (DVs) gathered in the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center Theater recently for Bridging the Gap: A Generational Perspective to hear a presentation by Kim Lear of BridgeWorks LLC, a Minneapolis-based consulting firm specializing in generational issues. The event was part of the 2012 Annual Community Campaign kickoff….

Millstone Institute Hosts 2 Programs on Organized Jewish Life Today Featuring Nationally-Known Author & Spiritual Leader

Rabbi Karyn Kedar of Chicago’s Congregation B’nai Jehoshua Beth Elohim will present: 8:00 to 9:15 am, Tues., April 17, “Next Gen and 21st Century Synagogue Life,” a breakfast gathering for board leaders, volunteers and staff/clergy of area congregations at Congregation Shaare Emeth 11:45 am to 1:15 pm, Tues., April 17, “The 7 Paradoxes of an…

Applications Open for No-Cost Israel Trip for 27-40 Year Olds

The Rubin Israel Experience opens applications for its fifth year of first-time Israel trips. This fall 10 St. Louis young adults will make their first journey to Israel on the ‘Rubin Israel Experience.’ The all-expense-paid trip is offered and staffed by Jewish Federation of St. Louis and is underwritten by philanthropists Ron and Pam Rubin,…

Applications Open for 2012 Jewish Community Foundation College Scholarships & Loans

JCF will award annual scholarships & loans to StL students. (St. Louis, February 17, 2012) The Jewish Community Foundation of St. Louis announces its annual 2012 academic scholarship and loan opportunities for St. Louis high school, undergraduate and graduate students. The financial aid will cover part of the cost of the students’ educations. Scholarships and…