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Michelle Hoberman

Michelle Hoberman, CEO and President of Effortless Events by Michelle, is a huge fan of many of  Jewish Federation’s programs, projects and activities for our children and families. One of her favorites is the PJ Library program which sends free monthly Jewish-themed books to  her kids. There are so many good aspects to the program, she…

Emily

Two years ago, Emily, 34, was laid-off from her high-paying health care job. At the same time, her husband was fired. Severely depressed, he walked out on Emily and their two kids. Soon after, Emily lost her house in Chesterfield and couldn’t afford to feed the kids. She panicked until mustering the courage to call…

Morrie & Miki Zimring

Ever since their three grandchildren went on Birthright Israel trips, this important Federation-supported program has occupied a special place in the Jewish hearts and lives of Morrie and Miki Zimring. So, when Federation initiated the idea of a St. Louis only trip, they immediately stepped in to give their support. Birthright Israel, they contend, is…

Amanda Packman

Amanda Packman, 23, knows from personal experience that Jewish Federation helps the very young to the very old. The Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community Day School teacher credits our St. Louis Jewish Federation. This is an organization that sustains a Jewish community rich in resources for all. When her late grandfather was ill, she saw the…

8 StL Congregations to Host a ‘Legacy Shabbat’

In this 1st communitywide effort, each congregation will honor the volunteers and donors who gave legacy gifts through the Jewish Community Foundation. “Create a Jewish Legacy,” an initiative of the Jewish Community Foundation of St. Louis, is hosting “Legacy Shabbat” programs in June and July at eight St. Louis area congregations. This first-time communitywide event…

Federation’s ‘March Mashugana’ Tournament Winner Announced

This March, Jewish Federation launched a first-time initiative to involve the community in a fun and interactive fundraising campaign. Drawing on the excitement surrounding the NCAA March Madness Tournament, Federation’s “March Mashugana” asked participants to submit a bracket to a group pool for a minimum donation of $18. The grand prize allowed first-place winner, Robert…

Spend an Afternoon Volunteering with STL Jewish Young Adults

Young professionals, families with children, couples, and college students have an opportunity to make a difference in the St. Louis community during a Sunday afternoon volunteer project. Jewish Federation’s Young Professionals Division (YPD), St. Louis Hillel at Washington University, and the Karen Solomon Young Adult Service Initiative are co-sponsoring the 4th Annual Roffman Family Day…

Thrive LIVE! to feature Jason Alexander

Thrive Live to Feature Jason Alexander
Sun., April 28, 7pm @ Peabody Opera House
Celebrate our thriving Jewish community with Jason Alexander. The “Seinfeld” actor will perform at the donor appreciation event.