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Welcome Brian Herstig

New Jewish Federation of St. Louis CEO Brian Herstig had only been on the job for 26 hours when Hear for Good host Karen Sher welcomed him on the podcast! Brian talks about his family, his wealth of experience in the Jewish communal world, and his love for The Ohio State University. Find out even more about Brian by watching this YouTube video.

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...

Guy Blog – January 6, 2020

Hello everyone! I’d like to share with you all about my wonderful vacation I had with my family from Israel! First of all, my family arrived is STL 3 weeks ago and it was one of the moments I’ll never forget from this year! I was so happy and excited to see them after...

Shaked Blog- January 3, 2020

Hi everyone, I hope you’re winter break was as good as mine! I had the perfect two weeks!! On Friday, the week my mom arrived, we went to the Arch, it was a beautiful day and we really enjoyed there to walk around and to be in the Arch! In the evening I had Dvar...

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...

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...

Shaked Blog – December 13, 2019

Hi! This weekend that I had wasn’t as planned... I was really sick on Friday so it prevented me to go to the 678 event on Friday and Saturday morning. I wished I could, I’ve never been to the City museum and I wanted to spend time with the 6th- 8th graders. I heard...