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St. Louis NORC Volunteer Honored as “Community Quarterback”

Pete Pozefsky of Creve Coeur, a volunteer with Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC), was named a finalist for the 2013 Georgia Frontiere Community Quarterback Award. Finalists exemplify leadership, dedication and a commitment to improving the St. Louis bi-state area through volunteerism. Pozefsky has been a volunteer with St. Louis NORC,…

Why I Give: Susan Mlynarczyk

Susan Mlynarczyk gives because she hopes that she can make a difference.  “Hopefully, by volunteering and giving, I can help make the community a little bit better,” she says. “I give to certain charities that I believe do really good things, but with Federation I am giving to organizations that I don’t even know need…

Thank you to the Carl and Fay Simons Fund…

The St. Louis NORC (an agency of Jewish Federation) is fortunate to have been supported periodically by the Carl and Fay Simons Endowment for Senior Services over the past 10 years and 2013 again finds us a beneficiary of their generosity and foresight.  Overseen by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, the Fund has been…

Federation’s Ben Gurion Society Holds Night at the Gallery

The Ben Gurion Society of Jewish Federation of St. Louis held its second annual Night at the Gallery on August 22, with more than 50 Federation leaders and donors in attendance at the Third Degree Glass Factory. The group heard from Julie Stern, a Federation board member, and Jodi Rubenstein, both of whom shared stories…

Victoria Singer

Victoria Singer traces her devotion to giving her time, talents and money to the Jewish community to a pivotal experience she had as a young adult. After college graduation, she was accepted into Project Otzma, a year-long social service fellowship in Israel sponsored by Jewish Federation. “Not only did I come away with life-long friendships,…

Our Shabbat in Yokneam Megiddo

By Bernice Malka Living Bridge Coordinator Click here for original post   On a very hot afternoon of July, the family trip of Bnai Amoona synagogue from St. Louis, led by Rabbi Carnie Rose arrived to the partnership region of Yokneam Megiddo for a short visit. Family visits are always exciting and this time was…

Summer in the City for 18-22 Year Olds

Federation continues to provide young adults another point of access into the Jewish community with our innovative “Summer in the City” program developed by our Young Professional Division volunteers and directed by Lee’at Bachar, Federation development associate. Working with her volunteer board, Lee’at has put together an exciting array of programs for young adults aged…

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