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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 January 10 through April 14. Apply online at https://stlouisgraduates.academicworks.com/opportunities/4338 THE LENTIN SCHOLARSHIP FUND…

Jewish Community Joins Together for ‘Shine A Light,’ an Unprecedented Coalition to Spotlight Antisemitism

New major nationwide initiative addresses rising antisemitism through education, partnerships, advocacy, and media. Five local Jewish organizations are joining with a coalition of over 60 North American Jewish and non-Jewish organizations and corporations to launch Shine A Light, an unprecedented effort to illuminate the dangers of antisemitism through education, community partnerships, workplace engagement, and advocacy….

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…