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Jewish Federation of St. Louis joins with other large Federations to provide support to the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief

(December 30, 2016) Jewish Federation of St. Louis joins with other Federations to provide support to the Aleppo Assistance Fund of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief (JCDR) in the amount of $10,000 in response to the emergency refugee crisis in Aleppo. The JCDR is a collaboration of 20 Jewish organizations including the Jewish Federations…

Picture Yourself in Israel

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is accepting applications for Israel Bound 2017, a three-week trip to Israel bringing together Jewish high school students from around the community. Participants will have the opportunity to: Explore ancient Jerusalem and modern Tel Aviv Climb Masada at sunrise Ride a camel in the Negev Desert and sleep in a…

Joint Statement from JCRC & Jewish Federation of St. Louis

The Jewish community has long been a staunch ally in the fight for racial justice in our country. At the same time, the Jewish community has a strong, extensive, and profound relationship with the State, land, and people of Israel. These two positions have not been and need not be in conflict with one another. Earlier…

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…

Gov. Nixon to lead Missouri delegation on trade mission to Israel

Trade mission will focus on strengthening ties, recruiting high-tech foreign investment to Missouri JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon announced today that he will lead a delegation of Missouri government leaders on a trade mission to Israel from March 21-28.  The trade mission will focus on strengthening partnerships, increasing exports and recruiting new high-tech foreign…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 3

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel … A memorable day in Megiddo on day 3. We met with Ethiopians who thought the rest of the Jews besides themselves were eradicated and they were the sole survivors. Then, they came to Israel and met their Jewish brothers and sisters. We celebrated their…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 2

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel … Today we we met 4 extraordinary women and one passionate man. The first two women were the Development Director and house mother  for Orr Shalom. Ravit had awakened at 6 am to make strudel and apple tarts and the house was redolent with the…

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 1

Please enjoy this guest blog post from our lay leaders in Israel. Every year, representatives of the Caring for Jews in Need Overseas Subcommittee travel to Israel  with Stephen Cohen, Vice President of Planning and Allocations (P&A). The group visits programs that are funded through the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, as well as new and…

Micro-Grants Available for Yom Ha’Atzmaut Programs

Are you and your organization making plans to celebrate Israel at 68? Would you like some additional funding to support your project? Through the generosity of the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, we will be offering a series of micro-grants to organizations wishing to ramp up their celebrations….

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