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Kranzberg Family Foundation Awards $74,000 to Jewish Youth and Young Adult Programs in 14th Year

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is announcing its 2022 commitment of $74,000 in grants to 17 local Jewish organizations. The Foundation received requests totaling over $166,000 this cycle. Established through a generous commitment from Ken Kranzberg, the Foundation’s purpose is to provide funds to benefit the Jewish…

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 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….

The Rubin Israel Experience – Day 9, Our Last Day

Written by Mike Perry Waking up, I am sure we all shared the same sentiment; how can it be our last day? This group, which started as seven strangers, had now explored the Old City of Jaffa, shopped in the shuks of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, rode Segways, and explored Yokinam-Megido while experiencing Kibutz life….

The Rubin Israel Experience – Day 8

Written by Seth Albin Today, we started with another wonderful Israeli breakfast and had our PCR tests in anticipation of coming home. After breakfast, we hopped on the bus and headed to the Max Rayne Hand in Hand School Jerusalem, which was opened in 1998. On the way to the school, we learned about the…

The Rubin Israel Experience – Day 7

Written by Todd Nissenholtz Today was an extremely busy, educational, and relaxing day! We started out at Masada, where we learned the history of the mountain fortress and the attack of the Romans who overtook the Jews, but not before the Jews committed mass suicide in order to avoid their fate of torcher and slavery….

The Rubin Israel Experience – Day 6

Written Jennifer Lederman There is no better way to spend Shabbat than in Jerusalem. After an amazing, breakfast we started our day by walking to meet Rabbi Shimon for a tour of synagogues in the area. Along the way our conversant and very knowledgeable tour guide identified points of interest as we walked to meet…

The Rubin Israel Experience – Day 5

Written by Lea-Rachel Kosnik The morning, began with an early breakfast and checkout from our cabins at Kibbutz Dalia in Yokneam, then it was onto the bus for our drive to Jerusalem! On the way we learned important history from our guide, Yona, aided by his informativeand colorful maps. We stopped midway on our journey…