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Generational Expert Gives Tips to JFed Volunteer Fundraisers To Help Spark Better Donor Relationships

Fifty Jewish Federation Development (fundraising) Volunteers (DVs) gathered in the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center Theater recently for Bridging the Gap: A Generational Perspective to hear a presentation by Kim Lear of BridgeWorks LLC, a Minneapolis-based consulting firm specializing in generational issues. The event was part of the 2012 Annual Community Campaign kickoff….

St. Louis Leaders Get a Rare Look at Cuba on Jewish Federation Mission

Twenty-eight St. Louis Jewish community leaders and professionals had an eye-opening four-day experience interacting with a small and thriving Cuban Jewish community. The purpose was to give participants a close look at what St. Louisans do for Jews in other countries. This first-ever Jewish Federation of St. Louis Cuba mission was the brainchild of Julie…

Young Adult Volunteer Project Connects the Community

A first-of-its-kind volunteer project has been created for Jewish young adults in St. Louis. The “Karen Solomon Young Adult Service Initiative,” a project of Jewish Federation, is providing a $25,000 grant to recruit, market, and organize an ongoing service project to attract and involve young Jews. The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), Next Dor, Jewish…

Zarin, Shuman & Staenberg Named Women of Achievement

More than 760 supporters gathered in the Ritz Carlton recently to honor 10 community volunteers for their work in supporting non-profit organizations in our region.  Carol Daniel, of long-term supporter KMOX, severed as Mistress of Ceremony for this year’s event. “We are quite pleased with the turnout of supporters at this year’s luncheon”, says Barbara…

National Hillel VP to Present Leadership Development Programs

Millstone Institute hosts the two talks by Rob Goldberg for Jewish community volunteers, board leaders & staff. Mon., Mar. 5, 8 to 9:15 am & 10 to 11:15 am @ the JCC Staenberg Family Complex (St. Louis, February 6, 2012) Rob Goldberg, Vice President of Campus Development for Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life,…

Follow up on the Gaza Crisis – 2010

An update from Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D., President & CEO, Jewish Federation of St. Louis Below, I share with you the recent summary of JFNA’s relief efforts in the south of Israel during the Gaza crisis in November. Our community raised over $61,000 in emergency relief to support these efforts.  For more information on the projects that…