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‘Why St. Louis’ to explore how business can attract, retain talent

Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Professional Society is planning a virtual program examining how businesses can attract and retain talent to St. Louis. “Why St. Louis” will include opening remarks by St. Louis Mayor Tishaura O. Jones and will be moderated by Peter Boumgarden, Koch Professor of Practice for Family Enterprise, Washington University in St….

JPro allows participants to ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’

The Annual JProStl End of Year Event, Choose Your Own Adventure, will take place virtually on Thursday, May 12, from 12:45-2 pm. Participants will pre-select a 30-minute breakout room workshop, including Soul Work with Rabbi Andrea Goldstein, Exercise in Your Living Room with Laina Brown of the J’s Fitness Staff, Healthy Eating with Chef-Nutritionist Brett Eisen,…

Federation announces new Seltzer College Scholarship

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has a new $10,000 scholarship available to area Jewish high school seniors and community college students who are transferring to a four-year college or university. The Cynthia and Garry Seltzer College Scholarship will recognize a student who has demonstrated academic achievement, leadership skills, and financial need. The student must have a…

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…