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Interest: Israel Trips

Scholarship Opportunities for Teen Travel to Israel

Jewish Federation of St. Louis, through the Israel Center, announces the availability of several grants and scholarships for teens and young adults traveling to Israel in 2016 on a peer-based educational experience. Israel Travel Grant – Open to all teens and young adults, the award is based on length of stay in Israel; $750 for…

LGBTQ Mission to Israel

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is proud to support Jewish Federations of America’s latest mission: See Israel with Pride! Join members of the LGBTQ community from around North America for this historic mission to Israel, May 26 – June 2, 2016. Marvel at Jerusalem’s Old City one day and be dazzled by Tel Aviv’s beaches…

Situation in Israel

Our hearts and minds are turned right now to the situation developing in Israel. Many of us have family and friends there and we recognize that the situation may escalate. Right now the The Rubin Israel Experience is on the ground with 10 first-time visitors to Israel. Thanks to the generosity and vision of Pam…

Shabbat Shuvah 2015

From Rabbi Deana Sussman, Central Reform Congregation What is the first word that comes to your head when I say “return?” Some of us might think of returning an item, like clothes to a store. Some of us may think of returning home to the family and friends that we love. Some of us may…

The Rubin Israel Experience Accepting Applications

The Rubin Israel Experience is Accepting Applications for a No-Cost Trip to Israel Join 27- to 45-year-old St. Louisans who have never been to Israel Applications are now open for The Rubin Israel Experience, an all-expense-paid trip for young adults who have never been to Israel. Ten spots are available for potential community leaders who…

Scholarship Opportunities for Teen Travel to Israel

The Central Agency for Jewish Education and Jewish Federation of St. Louis announce the availability of Israel Travel Grants for teens and young adults traveling to Israel for a peer-based educational experience. Through the generosity of Jewish Federation, the new travel grant is available to all teens upon completion of 9th grade and to young…

Ed Reggi

My husband Scott Emanuel and I were fortunate to join Federation’s 2014 Interfaith Couples Trip to Israel.  This was not my first time in Israel but it was the first time for Scott.  From my first shehecheyanu in Israel, I had always wanted to return with my spouse in the hopes that he could have the…