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Jewish Food Experience Presents the 3 Cs of Hosting

Jewish Federation of St. Louis was selected to pilot the Jewish Food Experience, an initiative by Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, in our community. For the first event, join celebrity chefs, bartenders and local experts for The 3 Cs of Hosting: Class, Cooking and Cocktails. The event will take place Thursday, December 3 at 6:00…

Karen Solomon Internship Initiative Begins Second Phase

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is excited to launch the second phase of the Karen Solomon Internship Initiative, a program of the St. Louis Jewish Community Inclusion Initiative. This part time, 16 week paid internship was created to enhance job skills for a young adult with disabilities who will engage in a meaningful employment experience…

Jewish Community Statement on the Situation in Ferguson

On Saturday, August 9, Michael Brown, an unarmed 18-year-old was shot and killed after an encounter with police in Ferguson. In the days that followed, our region has experienced violence, along with anger, fear, rage, disbelief and bitterness. Even as the details are still emerging, we recognize the great sadness in our community today. We…

We stand with the Jewish community in Kansas City

Thursday, 4/17/14 — Jewish Federation of St. Louis is deeply saddened by the shooting at the Kansas City Jewish Community Center and Village Shalom. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of this tragedy. When such events occur, Federation monitors unfolding events closely and work with local agencies to support in the most appropriate manner…

Building our Community

Dear Friends, I want to draw your attention to three recent articles that appeared this month on e-Jewish Philanthropy by Barry Rosenberg, Joel Frankel, and Marci Mayer Eisen. The first two involve the centrality of Israel experiences to the engagement of our community; the last shows how a commitment to professional excellence can have dynamic…

To Jews As Jews and As Jews to All

  Dear Friends, Soon after Superstorm Sandy hit the eastern seaboard, Jewish Federation of St. Louis opened a relief fund to support its victims. As we have described in our appeals, every dollar sent to us will be distributed to organizations that have been identified by Jewish Federations of North America as serving those most…