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Food Pantry Offers Evening Hours and Additional Privacy for Jewish Households

The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry (HKJFP), a program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS), is offering evening appointments to Jewish individuals and families experiencing food insecurity and hunger. The food pantry has been serving the local community for 28 years, providing nutritious food to over 6,000 pantry guests each month, including both Jewish…

Snir Blog – February 21, 2019

Purim is coming! This week I had lots of activities! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we had a Purim Bingo! We learned about Masks and why we wear them, about Queen Esther and what she did to save the Jews, and about Mishloach Manot – the special basket we give on Purim to our…

Yawitz to Head the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Board

Greg Yawitz has been nominated as Board Chair of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, to succeed current Chair, Gerry Greiman. Greg will be formally presented for election at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Annual Meeting and Installation of Officers in September 2019. Greg is the owner of Keat Properties, LLC, specializing in commercial…

Snir Blog – February 15, 2019

Israeli Food Month! This week we had lots of tasting and cooking of Israeli Food and Snacks!!! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we tried some more Israeli Snacks, and some of us even rated all of them 5 stars!! At Kol Rinah USY Lounge Night, we made ‘Shakshuka’ and it was very tasty! At…

Lir Blog – February 15, 2019

I cannot believe that this week has come to an end so fast! We had so many new and fun things this week!! On Saturday night at BA we had an under night with the 4th graders. We learned new things about Israel as a startup country and danced to some Israeli music. We also decorated…

Lir Blog – 2.7.19

What a nice and chill week we had. It started off with my first time ever Super Bowl game. It was a very unique American experience when I got to know the two teams – the Cheaters (the Patriots) and the Leavers (the Rams), I had a fun time with my friends and I’m glad…

Snir Blog – 2.7.19

The Tasting Continues! At Shaare Emeth Early Childhood Center, we continued trying new Israeli Snacks and Food! This week: Bissli – a bread crusts snack, Pop Rocks Chocolate, and Israeli Waffles! We all gave it 5 Stars! At Shaare Emeth Youth Group Lounge Night, we played Israeli Military game! We even learned some Hebrew through…