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Shabbat Shalom STL Presented by YPD and Next Dor

Join YPD and Next Dor in exploring St. Louis Synagogues!  This series, Shabbat Shalom STL, offers young adults an exciting opportunity to see, feel, hear and taste a variety of St. Louis synagogues. Experience meaningful services, share a delicious meal and engage in a stimulating group discussion led by the Rabbis. Shaare Emeth on November…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis Launches New Welcome Program

Do you know someone who just moved to St. Louis? Be sure to tell them about “CHAI’ St. Louis,” a new welcome program from Jewish Federation of St. Louis. Newcomers can register at JewishinStLouis.org/Welcome to receive a welcome package and personal visit to learn about all that St. Louis has to offer. “The CHAI’ St….

Building Community

Imagine you’ve just moved to a brand new city. You haven’t found a place to live. Friends are few or non-existent. The panic sets in – where will I live? How do I meet people? What can I do to get involved in the community? Being a stranger in a new town can be a…

Sam Freedman

I am most passionate about helping to grow our community by assisting young couples interested in moving back to St. Louis to find jobs. I am the President of Professional Placements of Saint Louis, a non-profit placement firm that links qualified individuals with top area employers. Part of the reason why I enjoy this work…

Peggy Kaplan

When Peggy Kaplan moved to St. Louis from Southern California, she initially wasn’t very involved in the Jewish community. “I didn’t have a lot of Jewish friends when we moved here,” she says. Her initial contact with Jewish Federation of St. Louis was a women’s leadership class. She enjoyed meeting up with a group of people from…