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Meet the new CEO of JF&CS

Miriam Seidenfeld, the new Chief Executive Officer of Jewish Family & Children Services, talks with host Karen Sher, Vice President of Community Engagement for the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. JF&CS delivers many important services in the community, including the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry, but also many smaller programs that provide help to Jews…

The Interfaith Mission

Alex Sommer and Tommy Taylor participated in Federation’s Interfaith Mission to Israel in May. In this episode of the podcast, they talk with Federation’s Senior Director for Community Engagement Karen Sher about the trip, the challenges of being in interfaith marriages, and how going on the trip allowed Tommy to help the Blues win the…

Food Pantry Offers Evening Hours and Additional Privacy for Jewish Households

The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry (HKJFP), a program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS), is offering evening appointments to Jewish individuals and families experiencing food insecurity and hunger. The food pantry has been serving the local community for 28 years, providing nutritious food to over 6,000 pantry guests each month, including both Jewish…

Solidarity Shabbat: We Stand with Pittsburgh

The deadliest act of anti-Semitism in North American history requires the greatest act of solidarity. That’s why the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is joining with major religious streams for a Solidarity Shabbat this Friday night or Saturday morning. Solidarity Shabbat is a spiritual convening across North America. This solemn and meaningful occasion is meant…