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Lend Your Hands and Hearts for ‘Pack a Bag of Love’ with Women’s Philanthropy

Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is hosting a special volunteer opportunity to enhance the holidays for our community members living in care facilities. They will make care packages to be delivered to these individuals for Hanukkah. In order to accomplish this, Women’s Philanthropy has scheduled two events: Thursday, Dec. 12, at…

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…