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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…

Lir Blog – February 15, 2019

I cannot believe that this week has come to an end so fast! We had so many new and fun things this week!! On Saturday night at BA we had an under night with the 4th graders. We learned new things about Israel as a startup country and danced to some Israeli music. We also decorated…

Snir Blog – February 1, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we officially finished Hebrew Month, and moved straight to Israeli Food Month! At Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center we talked about the different Israeli Dishes including Shakshuka, Sabich, Hummus, and Falafel. At the end, we even made Falafel in a Pita Bread out of Paper! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood…

Snir Blog – January 24, 2019

NFTY Winter Chavurah! This week, we got to spend the long weekend with the NFTY friends from Shaare Emeth and United Hebrew and another 60 students from Reform Congregations around the Missouri Valley region! It was really fun and exciting to see our Shinshinim friends from Denver and to do activities and programs with the…