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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 are open January 14 through April 8. Apply online here. THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND Established by…

Groundbreaking marks start of construction on St. Louis’ new $21 million Holocaust Museum

Museum’s New Name Honors St. Louis Holocaust Survivors’ Families  (St. Louis, November 17, 2020) – At a virtual groundbreaking Sunday, dignitaries celebrated a new future and a new name for St. Louis’ Holocaust Museum. The new, greatly expanded Museum will be known as the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum in honor of the families of Gloria Kaplan…

L’Chaim! 2020 is a Virtual Success

Like many things this year, L’Chaim! took on a different form for 2020. Hosted by Women’s Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, the L’Chaim! Event on October 27th moved to an online format for the first time and welcomed 925 women—hundreds more attendees than usual thanks to the ability to tune in from…

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 2021 funding cycle from St. Louis area 501(c)(3) organizations and congregations. This year celebrates the 14th funding cycle for the Foundation. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds…

Staenberg Family Foundation Awards over $58,000 in Anything Grants

Eighteen local Jewish organizations have been granted over $58,000 in this year’s round of Anything Grants funding. This year, 37 applications were received, representing nearly $153,000 in funding requests. Most recipients will use the funds to address the impact of the pandemic on the organization and its constituents. Among the projects being funded include upgrades to technology…

Help Friends in Need

During this time of need, the world keeps going on. Sadly, many people in our community continue to be affected by illness and need our help. Please see the list below of some of the places you can donate blood or check for transplant information if you hear a friend is in need.   DONATE…