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Welcome Brian Herstig

New Jewish Federation of St. Louis CEO Brian Herstig had only been on the job for 26 hours when Hear for Good host Karen Sher welcomed him on the podcast! Brian talks about his family, his wealth of experience in the Jewish communal world, and his love for The Ohio State University. Find out even more about Brian by watching this YouTube video.

Applications open soon for academic scholarships, loans

Jewish Federation of St. Louis distributes a number of academic scholarships and interest-free loans to St. Louis area students. These scholarships are open to residents of the greater St. Louis metropolitan area, with a preference given to Jewish applicants. The applications open Jan. 13 and will remain open through April 15. Apply online here. THE…

The Jewish Community Marks One Year Since the Pittsburgh Attack

CONTACT INFORMATION: Rebecca Dinar, 305-710-5361  The Jewish Community Marks One Year Since the Pittsburgh Attack — Asks for a “Pause with Pittsburgh”— New York, NY—Almost one year ago, on a quiet Saturday morning, Pittsburgh’s Jewish community suffered the most brutal anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history when a gunman opened fire in the Tree of Life…

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Returns

The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is one of the largest and most respected festivals of its kind in the country. Now in its 41st year, the Festival returns Nov. 3 with famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi kicking off the fortnight of nationally known speakers who are either Jewish or writing on Jewish themes. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community Engagement, talks with Amy Bornstein, Festival Director, about this year’s Festival and the year-round work that went into putting it together.

Applications open for Kranzberg Family Foundation Grants

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is accepting applications for its 2020 funding cycle from St. Louis area 501(c)(3) organizations and congregations. This year celebrates the 12th funding cycle for the Foundation. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds…