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JProStl Presents “The Power of Asking” Workshop

JProStl, the association for staff who work in Jewish organizations, agencies, congregations and schools throughout the St. Louis Jewish community, is presenting “The Power of Asking” on Wednesday, March 16 from noon-1:30 pm at The J’s Art & Education Building, Staenberg Family Campus. A light lunch will be included. The focus will be on how…

JProStl Honored Jewish Professionals at Annual Luncheon January 28

Nearly 400 people attended the Annual JProStl Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, January 28 at the St. Louis Jewish Community Center, Staenberg Family Complex. JProStl is the professional association for staff who work at fifty organizations affiliated with the St. Louis Jewish community. Michael Oberlander was honored with the first JProStl Partnership Award. Honorees from the across the…

JOLT Starts Third Trimester of Classes for Teens

Jewish Opportunities & Learning for Teens (JOLT) has announced their course description for Trimester 3 of their engaging classes for Jewish teens. The beauty of JOLT is that admission is always rolling so students can begin at any time during the school year. Third Trimester begins on February 18 and is open to all St….

JProStl Presents “The Power of Listening” Workshop to Kick Off 2016 Professional Development Series

JProStl, the association for staff who work in Jewish organizations, agencies, congregations and schools throughout the St. Louis Jewish community, is launching “The Power of Difference,” their 2016 professional development series. The eight-part series will explore how embracing difference leads to engagement, featuring a variety of speakers throughout the year. Professionals will acquire the tools…

Announcing the 2016 Millstone Fellows Class

Announcing the 2016 class of Millstone Fellows, the Millstone Institute’s premier program for emerging and established leaders in the St. Louis Jewish community.  This select 8-month leadership program creates the space to effectively tackle challenging conversations and community situations. Facilitated by local and national trainers and educators, participants will explore values based leadership, create shared…

New Courses at Center for Jewish Learning and UMSL

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ new Center for Jewish Learning is excited to offer several winter courses beginning this January. Browsing the Bible: Biblical Books We Don’t Often Study with Rabbi Lane Steinger, Tuesday mornings 10:30-11:30 am, 6 sessions beginning January 26; Tuition is $60. Class #1511 Unit 2. JFedSTL.org/Adult-Education-Classes. Mining the Minor Prophets? Over…

Can Jews Back Both Israel and Black Lives Matter? Of Course!

By Rori Picker Neiss and Andrew Rehfeld Regarding the Forward’s December 21 article “Can Jews Back ‘Black Lives Matter’ and Be Pro-Israel?” we wish to state that the St. Louis Jewish community stands in solidarity with our friend and colleague Rabbi Susan Talve. Though we do not all agree with the opinions that she espouses or…