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Experience JProStl Share Shabbat on June 23, 2017

JProStl is always looking at ways to build our professional community through learning and camaraderie. Recognizing the importance of Shabbat within Jewish life and the diversity of our professional community, we want to invite you to experience a JProStl Share Shabbat on Friday evening, June 23. Whether you are Shabbat observant, occasionally host or attend…

Applications Being Accepted for 6th Cohort of Millstone Fellows Class

Applications are now being accepted for the 6th cohort Millstone Fellows, a collaborative model of leadership development for emerging and established leaders in the St. Louis Jewish community. Valuing effective leadership as being essential to ensuring a strong and united Jewish community, Fellows integrates Jewish learning with general leadership skill building so that participants will become…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Seeks Nominees for 2017 Annual Awards

Goldstein Award recognizes professional excellence, Grosberg Award recognizes volunteer leaders younger than 45. Jewish Federation of St. Louis is seeking nominations for two annual awards — one honoring professionals working for a Jewish community organization and the other honoring volunteer leaders in the Jewish community who are age 45 or younger. 2017 Fred A. Goldstein…

It’s Time for Some Spring Cleaning

Jewish Federation of St. Louis needs help to make sure we have updated and accurate contact information for our constituents. Please visit JFedSTL.org/Clean-Up to verify your name, nickname, cell phone number and email address. You can enter this information online, or contact Matthew Gerzevske at 314-442-3793 or MGerzevske@JFedSTL.org In return for updated contact information, we…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Young Professionals Division Kicks Off “Tap into “YPD” 2017 Happy Hour Series

The Young Professionals Division of Jewish Federation of St. Louis is bringing back their popular happy hour series, “Tap into YPD.” The free happy hours, which give Jewish adults in their 20s and 30s the chance to meet, network and engage in the Jewish community, will take place monthly at various hot spots around town….

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Awards $50,000 to Inclusive Programs in the Jewish Community in 2017

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has awarded $50,000 in grants to 14 Jewish schools, agencies and congregations for inclusive programs. This is the third year that the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has allocated Mini Grants in order to help Jewish organizations eliminate barriers for full inclusion of individuals with disabilities and their families in…

A Message from the Cemetery Directors of St. Louis

We, the Directors of the Jewish cemeteries of St. Louis, jointly condemn the recent acts of vandalism at cemeteries here in St. Louis and throughout the United States. We hope the perpetrators are found and brought to justice. We as a group are taking action to ensure that our cemeteries are secure and sacred grounds…

Jewish Cemetery Restoration and Security Fund

We are horrified and profoundly saddened by the vandalism at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, Missouri on February 20, 2017. Over 170 Jewish gravestones were knocked over in the oldest section of the cemetery. Local police from University City are reviewing surveillance footage. The damage sustained is going to need professional help as…

Upcoming Events from JProStl

JProStl, the association for staff who work throughout the St. Louis Jewish community is sponsoring a Challah Bake: We Knead You for professionals in the Jewish community under 36 years of age on Tuesday, February 21 from 4:30 – 6 pm.  The program will take place at Chabad of Greater St. Louis, 8124 Delmar, 63130. Young…