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Shinshinim IL offers teens an opportunity to learn and lead in Israel

Put your leadership skills to the test and represent your community in an exciting five-month journey in Israel. Shinshinim IL is a new and exclusive program designed specifically for American high school graduates who wish to spend this fall and winter in Israel. Participants will be in Israel from October 2021 to February 2022. First, spend October…

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…

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…

Guy Blog – December 20, 2019

Shalom everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my week! On Sunday morning I had BA Sunday school which was so much fun: We had a latke day! We made a lot of latkes together and it was delicious! In addition, I shared with the children how we celebrate Hanukkah in Israel, and…

Shaked Blog – December 20, 2019

Shalom! This week is very special for me, because on Wednesday my mom arrived to town! Last Friday I had meeting at the federation with Guy and we planned our program together for the ECC (we’ll talk about more) and then went to Shaare Emeth for my second time Challah baking with the ECC and…

Guy Blog – December 6, 2019

Shalom everyone! On Sunday evening I came back from a vacation in Chicago with my host family! I had such a good time. We traveled a lot, ate good food and had sooo much fun!! On Monday I had my 19th birthday!!! It was a PERFECT day! In the morning I went for breakfast with…