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Congress Votes to Replenish PPP fund

From JewishTogether.org Last evening, the House of Representatives approved the newest coronavirus aid package. The bill previously passed the Senate on Tuesday. President Trump is expected to sign the bill later today. The bill includes a $250 billion infusion to the recently established Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans, plus an added $60 billion for PPP…

Postponing events due to COVID-19

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has decided to postpone all public Federation events and activities at least through March 31 in order to best protect the community, our volunteers, and our staff. This decision includes closing the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. The Kaplan Feldman complex will remain open, and Federation and HMLC staff will…

Security Is Everyone’s Job

These days keeping our Jewish community safe is everyone’s job. “If you see something, say something” is excellent advice. The more eyes we have in the community, the safer we are. But for Scott Biondo, Community Service Director, security is quite literally his job description. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community…

Plans for a New World-Class Holocaust Museum Announced

Lessons of History Must Never Be Forgotten   The St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center today commemorated its 25th year with the announcement of a new world-class facility. Holocaust survivors, local dignitaries and religious leaders gathered to unveil the museum design for the state-of-the-art facility on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. The $18 million project…