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Lir Blog – June 12, 2019

OMG! I can’t believe that this is actually the end of this school year. The past couple weeks were WONDERFUL! We had the last programs in the ECC of United Hebrew and Bnai Amoona. The last program in BAUSY and NFTYUH. The last programs in religious school and Sunday school. Each and every last program…

Snir Blog – June 12, 2019

These last two weeks were our last weeks working at Shaare Emeth and Kol Rinah’s Religious Schools. It was very exciting but also very sad. I want to thank everyone at each of these amazing congregations for making this experience unforgettable! It was the best year I have ever had and I am so grateful…

The Search for a New CEO

Welcome to the first-ever Hear for Good podcast from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. For our first podcast, Karen Sher, Senior Director of Community Engagement for Federation, interviews Gerry Greiman and Greg Yawitz, co-chairs of the CEO Search Committee. Find out how the search is going and how you can still nominate someone for…

Lir Blog – May 17, 2019

Hello everyone – this week went by so fast! On Monday all of the Shlichim and I met the Chairman of the Jewish Agency Isaac Herzog. We listened to him talk about the Jewish Agency and what he believes that we as a Jewish community can do. He gave a very interesting lecture later that…

Snir Blog – May 17, 2019

Eurovision! This week we had lots of activities for the biggest song contest in the world, that this year took place in Tel Aviv, Israel!! At Kol Rinah Religious School, we had a special activity with facts on the Eurovision, a game, and we watched together the opening clip of the song that won last…

Lir Blog – May 15, 2019

Wow what a CRAZY week we had! It started off on last Thursday with Yom HaShoah – the Israeli Holocaust Day. Then on Friday at the services at United Hebrew congregation it was the Israel Shabbat dinner with a nice Israeli dinner and a different service (more Israeli ;)) it was very cool! On Sunday…

Snir Blog – May 15, 2019

Yom Ha’Atzmaut! This week we had lots of special Israeli Activities. Starting with Yom HaZikaron on Tuesday, we joined the Memorial Day Ceremony at The J. It was very powerful. On Wednesday, we had the community wide Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration! It was very fun and exciting to celebrate Independence Day for the first time outside…

Jewish Federation of St. Louis seeks applications, nominations for CEO position

Jewish Federation of St. Louis, the Jewish community’s central community-building, planning, and philanthropic organization, has begun inviting nominations and applications for the position of President and CEO. Reporting to the Chairman and the Board of Directors, the President/CEO provides strategic vision and leadership for the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and its 60 employees, empowering…