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Jewish Federation of St. Louis Statement on the Executive Order Concerning Refugees

Below is a statement from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis on the recent executive order concerning refugees: In 1901, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis was founded to help Jewish refugees fleeing religious persecution in Eastern Europe.  Since that time we have helped our people and many others find refuge in the United States, Israel and around the world…

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center Statement Regarding the Executive Order Signed Last Week

On Friday, January 27th, an executive order was signed that severely restricts immigration from seven Muslim counties, suspends admission for 120 days for refugees of many faiths and bars all Syrian refugees indefinitely.  The lack of planning and inter-departmental coordination has left thousands of people stranded all over the world, some in perilous situations. People…

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…

Photography Exhibit, The 36 Unknown, to Open at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

An exhibit of photographs by Todd Weinstein entitled “Legends of the 36 Unknown” will open on Sunday, April 3, 2016 from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive, 63146. The opening event will include remarks by the artist and a presentation by musicians including James Stone Goodman….

Joint Statement Concerning Recent Israel Attacks

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) and the Jewish Federation of St. Louis are outraged at the wave of terrorist attacks that engulfed Israel on Tuesday, leaving one person killed and at least 13 wounded. The attacks ranged from Jerusalem to Jaffa and Petah Tikva. Four of the attackers were killed. Included…

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…

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