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Renowned Klezmer musician and Jewish music scholar plans St. Louis concert, lecture and music jam

A special series of events focusing on the revival of Eastern European Jewish music is coming to St. Louis in March. First, on Sunday, March 29, Hankus Netsky, Founder and Director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band and Music Director for Itzhak Perlman’s Jewish music projects, will perform with violinist and vocalist Eden MacAdam-Somer for a…

Shaked Blog – February 3, 2020

Hi everyone, Another week here flew by! On Friday I had a meeting at the federation with Guy and Cynthia and from there we went together to ice skating at Kiener plaza park. It was so much fun! It’s been a while since I’ve done the last time (4 years) and I really wanted to…

Guy Blog – February 3, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week. On Sunday morning I had Sunday school at UH. We had so much fun with the ‘Hebrew Race’ program I made. We were talking about how to write Hebrew, who re-created the Hebrew language, how we use it and more. The kids learned…

Expert on Jewish approaches to medical ethics to give Boniuk-Tanzman lecture

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics and the Center for Jewish Learning will present the Boniuk-Tanzman Memorial Lecture on Jewish Medical Ethics on Feb. 20. Dr. Daniel Eisenberg will discuss “Designer Babies and Choosing Disabilities: Ethical Considerations of Deliberately Creating a Disabled Child by IVF.” Eisenberg is an assistant professor of Diagnostic…

Guy Blog – January 27, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week. So last week I went with NFTY UH youth group to spend the weekend in Denver, Colorado in a NFTY convention. It was the best time ever. I met a lot of new friends, spent time with old friends, learned more things about…

Shaked Blog – January 27, 2020

Hi everyone, I had a blast this weekend! On Friday we flew to Denver, to a NFTY convention, winter chavura, which I anticipated to so much! I couldn’t wait to see again everyone and my Shinshinim friends from Denver! It felt like a reunion with everyone. So Friday was more chill with the activities, we…

Shaked Blog – January 20, 2020

Hi everyone, What a fun week I had and about to have! This Sunday school at Shaare Emeth I did an activity about my kibbutz, the same activity that I needed to prepare to one of the steps of getting in the Shinshim program and it was an amazing closure for me! The kids needed…

Guy Blog – January 20, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week! On Sunday morning I had a great time on Sunday school in UH! I did a program about the Israeli slang for the kids! We were talking about the main words they should know and created together emojis for each word! The kids…

Shaked Blog – January 13, 2020

Shalom everyone! I had really a busy week last week. During the four days after I came back to town I stayed with the Kerner family, I really enjoyed my stay with them! After that, I came back to my host family, the Silver family, it was good to be back home. That Sunday I…

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 open Jan. 13 and will remain open through April 15. Apply online here. THE…