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Build Community while Breaking Bread this High Holiday Season

Challah in the Home, the new program from Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Community Development department, is looking for host families to welcome young adults this High Holiday season. The program pairs young adults who may not have any family in St. Louis with a home to help them celebrate the upcoming holidays. The initiative…

Get In The Olive Groove with Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Annual Meeting and Community Event to take place September 3 All members of the Jewish community are invited to enjoy entertainment, games, prizes and more at “Get in the Olive Groove,” a block party themed around Building Community Connections. The event, taking place on September 3 at the Public Media Commons, will celebrate the St. Louis…

St. Louis Jewish Community Inclusion Initiative to Host Community Forum

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Inclusion Initiative is hosting a community forum for individuals with disabilities and their families on Sunday, June 28 at 2 pm at the Jewish Community Center Marilyn Fox Building, 16801 Baxter Road in Chesterfield. The event will give attendees an opportunity to learn more about the work of the Inclusion…

Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Plans Passover Outreach Events as Part of Ongoing Initiative

Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of St. Louis is continuing their outreach program to engage women in service projects to enhance the Chaplaincy program of JF&CS. The women will be putting together Seder Plates for Passover for delivery to community members who are residing in local care facilities. In order to accomplish this, Women’s Philanthropy…

Friends Don’t Let Friends Eat Matzo Alone

For Passover, Jewish Federation of St. Louis is encouraging young adults and families to sign up for Matzo in the Home, a Passover edition of Challah in the Home to ensure young adults have a place to go for Seder or meals during Passover. The program, from Federation’s Community Development department, pairs young adults with…

December Dilemma Revisited

Later today our offices will close early for the Christmas holiday.  For the Jewish community this is a moment of some angst, the “December dilemma” as it’s sometimes called:  how do we as Jews retain ourselves, our culture, our tradition, even our people with the seemingly perpetual motion machine of Christmas celebration operating all around…

New Initiative from Federation Builds Community While Breaking Bread

Challah in the Home, a new program from Federation’s Community Development department, pairs young adults with a host family in St. Louis to share home-cooked meals while celebrating Jewish experiences. The initiative helps young adults develop a sense of community with a local family by allowing for engagement in shared Jewish rituals. Alternatively, host families…

Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Plans Holiday Outreach Events to Enhance Chaplaincy Program of JF&CS

Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of St. Louis is hosting an outreach program to engage women in service projects to enhance the Chaplaincy program of JF&CS. The women will be putting together Rosh Hashanah bags for delivery to community members who are residing in local care facilities. In order to accomplish this, Women’s Philanthropy has…