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Academic scholarships and interest-free loans available for St. Louis area students

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 scholarships are open through April 12. Apply online at StLouisGraduates.AcademicWorks.com/Opportunities/2735. THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND Established…

Lir Blog – January 13, 2019

Hop on board, we are going to Israel! At the ECC of UH and BA we are starting our Journey to Israel. First stop for the ECC of UH: Mount Hermon, which is the highest mountain In Israel. We “flew” to Israel and from the “airport” we took the bus to the north. We saw…

Snir Blog – January 13, 2019

Hebrew Month continues! This week, at Shaare Emeth and Kol Rinah’s Early Childhood Centers, we learned about colors and body parts in Hebrew! We learned how to say Blue (Kachol), Yellow (Tzahov), and Red (Adom). We also learned how to say the body parts! Head (Rosh), Hand (Yad), Finger (Etzba), Nose (Af) and many more!…

Snir Blog – January 3, 2019

My winter break was just amazing! I went to New York and met with my mom who flew in from Israel – it was so fun! We saw the American Museum of Natural History, the Met museum, Statue of Liberty, and other fun activities! We also had dinner with a family I know from New…

Jewish Young Adults Will Gather Dec. 24 for Annual LollapaJEWza

Are you dreaming of a white LollapaJEWza? If so, grab your ugliest holiday sweater and head out to Westport Social (910 Westport Plaza Drive) on December 24 from 9 pm to midnight. You don’t want to miss joining 300 other young adults for the biggest Christmas Eve event in the Jewish community! Those who pre-register at JFedSTL.org/events/Lolla will…

Center for Jewish Learning Announces New Classes in History, Arts & Culture, Yiddish

The Center for Jewish Learning (CJL) invites everyone to discover the richness of Jewish learning with our fall Adult Education Classes. CJL, a division of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, offers a wide selection of courses for adults with varied interests and backgrounds. All classes are taught by experienced teachers who welcome and value…

The Internship Experience for Future Community Leaders Connects Students with Employment and the Local Jewish Community

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has launched its fifth year of a unique summer internship program that combines meaningful employment and a community connection experience for students who either live or study in St. Louis. Seven interns have been selected for The Internship Experience for Future Community Leaders, a nine-week paid summer opportunity that will provide employment at…

Cornfelds Establish Endowment Fund to Help Teens go to AIPAC

Through the generosity of Marcy and Rick Cornfeld, the Jewish Student Union (JSU), in conjunction with the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has established an endowment fund to provide scholarship dollars for teens to participate in the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) national conference. “We wanted to help educate and inspire young people…