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Micro-Grants Awarded for Yom Ha’Atzmaut Programs

Through the generosity of the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, 12 programs were offered funding for Yom Ha’Atzmaut celebrations. AGENCY/PROGRAM NAME PROGRAM DATE PROGRAM TIME CONTACT/MORE INFORMATION Bais Abraham Congregation Tiyul B’Yisrael – A Journey Through Israel 5.25.2016 5:30-8:30 pm Ruth Shachter office@baisabe.com or 314-721-3030 www.baisabe.com Congregation Shaare…

Friends Don’t Let Friends Eat Matzo Alone

This Passover, Jewish Federation of St. Louis invites young adults 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, now in its second year, pairs young adults with a host family…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Launches SPREAD THE LIGHT 2.0 Website to Encourage Families to Give Their Kids the Gift of Giving this Chanukah

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has recently updated their SPREAD THE LIGHT website that allows parents to purchase virtual candles that their children can then allocate to different needs in our community. During the process, families are encouraged to learn about and discuss the importance of giving to those in need. Four child-friendly videos about…

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…

Lend Your Hands and Hearts with Women’s Philanthropy

Women’s Philanthropy of Jewish Federation of St. Louis is hosting a special volunteer opportunity to enhance the holidays for the elderly who feel isolated from the Jewish community. They will be making care packages to be delivered to these individuals for Rosh Hashanah. In order to accomplish this, Women’s Philanthropy has scheduled two assembly times:…

A Passover Message

Tomorrow evening, millions of Jews around the world will gather for Passover. Our tradition encourages us to imagine that we ourselves were once slaves in Egypt. The Haggadah helps us remember the story, evoking memories of those who are no longer here, those who shaped who we are and who we will yet be. These are…

St. Louis Yom HaShoah Commemoration April 19

“Liberation and Survival: Where do I go now?” will be the focus of Yom HaShoah commemoration on Sunday, April 19, 2015. The Holocaust Remembrance Day event will feature eyewitness accounts of the Shoah from survivors and witnesses. The program will also include a traditional candle-lighting service, Holocaust Torah procession, liturgical readings and prayers. Join the…

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