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CEO Search Update July 12, 2019

The CEO Search Committee is deep in the recruitment phase of the search for our next President and CEO. We are currently speaking with sources and prospects, reaching out to nominees, and bringing in applications. The search consultants report excitement from...

The Work of the JDC

When Shaun Goldstone of the JDC came to town recently to connect with members of the Jewish community here, we jumped at the chance to have Shaun on Hear for Good to talk about his work raising the profile of JDC's humanitarian aid and Jewish renewal programming in...

The Interfaith Mission

Alex Sommer and Tommy Taylor participated in Federation’s Interfaith Mission to Israel in May. In this episode of the podcast, they talk with Federation’s Senior Director for Community Engagement Karen Sher about the trip, the challenges of being in interfaith...

Lir Blog – June 12, 2019

OMG! I can’t believe that this is actually the end of this school year. The past couple weeks were WONDERFUL! We had the last programs in the ECC of United Hebrew and Bnai Amoona. The last program in BAUSY and NFTYUH. The last programs in religious school and Sunday...

Snir Blog – June 12, 2019

These last two weeks were our last weeks working at Shaare Emeth and Kol Rinah’s Religious Schools. It was very exciting but also very sad. I want to thank everyone at each of these amazing congregations for making this experience unforgettable! It was the best year I...

Still Standing at Sinai

From the desk of Mark Wilf Tomorrow night, we will begin the holiday of Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, in which we commemorate receiving the Torah at Sinai. For seven weeks, we have been counting the days since Pesach, tracking our journey to when we...

The Search for a New CEO

Welcome to the first-ever Hear for Good podcast from the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. For our first podcast, Karen Sher, Senior Director of Community Engagement for Federation, interviews Gerry Greiman and Greg Yawitz, co-chairs of the CEO Search Committee. Find...

Lir Blog – May 17, 2019

Hello everyone – this week went by so fast! On Monday all of the Shlichim and I met the Chairman of the Jewish Agency Isaac Herzog. We listened to him talk about the Jewish Agency and what he believes that we as a Jewish community can do. He gave a very interesting...