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Shanghai Ghetto to Screen at HMLC

The next film in the 2018 Sandra and Mendel Rosenberg Sunday Afternoon Film Series will be Shanghai Ghetto, screening at 1 pm on July 29 in the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Theater at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Films in this Sunday series are free and open to the public. Narrated by Academy Award-winner Martin…

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Names Next Leader

The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center has named Fran Poger as its next chair. She begins her term in September. Poger will succeed Myrna Meyer, who was named museum chair three years ago. “We are thrilled to have someone with Fran’s qualifications and passion for our mission in this important position,” said Museum Director Jean…

HMLC Honored with Brotherhood Sisterhood Award

The National Council of Community and Justice has presented its Brotherhood Sisterhood Award to the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. Jean Cavender, Director of the Museum, joined the Jewish Federation of St. Louis President & CEO Andrew Rehfeld in accepting the award during ceremonies on June 12. “We are honored to be recognized by NCCJ,…

Exhibit and Lecture Present History of St. Louis Jewish Anti-Tubercular Preventorium

The exhibit, Camp Fee Fee: The St. Louis Jewish Anti-Tubercular Preventorium, will open at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis on February 21, 2017. A special opening program led by Diane Everman will be held at 7:00 pm at the building, located at 12 Millstone Campus Drive. Reception to follow; dietary laws observed. Tuberculosis was…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Receives Grant from State of Missouri: Office of Homeland Security

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is honored to announce the organization has been selected to receive an award from the 2015 Nonprofit Security Grant Program through the Missouri Office of Homeland Security (OHS). This grant, funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), helps to protect Missouri’s communities by building the capacity to prevent, mitigate,…

Benefits for Holocaust Survivors from Poland

The World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO) wishes to inform Holocaust victims from Poland that they may be eligible to receive monthly payments of about $130 from the Polish government. A recent law enables eligible war veterans or victims of oppression to receive the payments outside of Poland. Eligibility is determined by Poland’s Office for War…

Women’s Philanthropy mission trip to Chicago

Women’s Philanthropy recently returned from a meaningful mission trip to Chicago filled with Jewish learning and bonding. Highlights of the trip included a tour of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center on Holocaust Remembrance Day and hearing from David Prystowsky, former head of Chicago’s JCRC, about anti-Semitism in the world today and how Federation…