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Picture Yourself in Israel Next Summer

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is accepting applications for Israel Bound 2018, 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 Float in the Dead Sea Climb Masada at sunrise Raft the Jordan River Ride a…

Important Update from Israel

Today, I visited an innovative community project in Lod. You may know the city because it’s where the airport is located. Or you may know the city as Lyida, whose poignant and tragic history was captured in Ari Shavit’s book “My Promised Land.” It is reputed to be the oldest city in Israel with Neolithic…

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…

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…

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…

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