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Camp Sabra Turns 50!

Have you or your children gone to Camp Sabra? You’re in good company. Thousands of campers have spent time on the Staenberg Peninsula over the past 50 years. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President, Community Engagement, and Sabra alum and parent, talks with Camp Director Terri Grossman and Stacy Abeles, also a Sabra…

Welcome to the New YPD

On this week’s Hear for Good podcast, Becca Near, Federation’s Coordinator for Young Adult Engagement, and Evan Glantz, Board Chair of YPD, talk with host Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President, Community Engagement, about the recent relaunch of YPD and what it means for engaging young professionals in our Jewish community.

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…

All staff working in Jewish community invited to explore ‘The Science of Happiness’

Tim Bono, a psychologist and faculty member in the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss “The Science of Happiness” with staff who work throughout the St. Louis Jewish community on May 22. Bono is a nationally recognized expert on the subject of happiness and has won several teaching…

JProSTL will end its year with Community Feud game

It’s time to play the JProStl Community Feud! JProStl’s Annual “End of Year” Event will feature a Family Feud-style game where contestants will try to guess the audience survey answers submitted by members of the Jewish community. Find out the top answers for questions such as “what is the favorite staff lounge leftover for Jewish…

Lir Blog – February 21, 2019

Hey everyone! What a busy week I had! It started off on Thursday when my host family’s family arrived from all around the world. Last weekend was my host brother’s Bar Mitzvah weekend!! We started off with dinner at the synagogue on Friday moved to the main service on Saturday morning, then to a family…

Snir Blog – February 21, 2019

Purim is coming! This week I had lots of activities! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we had a Purim Bingo! We learned about Masks and why we wear them, about Queen Esther and what she did to save the Jews, and about Mishloach Manot – the special basket we give on Purim to our…

Snir Blog – February 15, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we had lots of tasting and cooking of Israeli Food and Snacks!!! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we tried some more Israeli Snacks, and some of us even rated all of them 5 stars!! At Kol Rinah USY Lounge Night, we made ‘Shakshuka’ and it was very tasty! At…