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Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

Andrew Rehfeld, Ph.D.

President & CEO

Get regular updates on community happenings and current events from Jewish Federation of St. Louis President & CEO, Andrew Rehfeld.

 

Standing in Unity With Israel, Flaws and All

Here is some commentary from Jerry Silverman, president & CEO of The Jewish Federations of North America, on Yom Ha’Atzmaut, which is May 12, 2016. Israel’s Yom Ha’atzmaut — Independence Day — is particularly meaningful for my family. My uncle brought his family...

A Passover Message

One role of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is to build strong leadership within our community. We have operated the Millstone Institute for the past five years to cultivate and strengthen our professional and volunteer leadership. As we head into Passover, I share...

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 3

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel … A memorable day in Megiddo on day 3. We met with Ethiopians who thought the rest of the Jews besides themselves were eradicated and they were the sole survivors. Then, they came to Israel and met their...

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 2

A continuation of the Planning & Allocations Trip in Israel ... Today we we met 4 extraordinary women and one passionate man. The first two women were the Development Director and house mother  for Orr Shalom. Ravit had awakened at 6 am to make strudel and apple...

2016 P&A Trip to Israel: Day 1

Please enjoy this guest blog post from our lay leaders in Israel. Every year, representatives of the Caring for Jews in Need Overseas Subcommittee travel to Israel  with Stephen Cohen, Vice President of Planning and Allocations (P&A). The group visits programs...

Overview of 2015

As 2015 comes to an end, I write to provide an overview of some of the key accomplishments of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis this year. The support of thousands in our community has helped us achieve some significant milestones this year. Community Study Jewish...

A Plea for Civil Discourse

Dear Community Members, Please take the time to read this important letter from Jewish Federation of St. Louis and Jewish Community Relations Council, supported by many in our community. As political disagreements become a larger issue each day, it is important we...

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Dear Community Members, As you may recall, on Monday, November 2, 2015 the J's Jewish Book Festival and Jewish Federation of St. Louis partnered to celebrate the important work of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. The turnout was tremendous, which is a testimony to our...

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