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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!…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 3

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel … A memorable day in Megiddo on day 3. We met with Ethiopians who thought the rest of the Jews besides themselves were eradicated and they were the sole survivors. Then, they came to Israel and met their Jewish brothers and sisters. We celebrated their…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 2

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel … Today we we met 4 extraordinary women and one passionate man. The first two women were the Development Director and house mother  for Orr Shalom. Ravit had awakened at 6 am to make strudel and apple tarts and the house was redolent with the…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 1

Please enjoy this guest blog post from our lay leaders in Israel. Every year, representatives of the Caring for Jews in Need Overseas Subcommittee travel to Israel  with Stephen Cohen, Vice President of Planning and Allocations (P&A). The group visits programs that are funded through the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, as well as new and…