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2019 Community Investments

Core and Priority Outcome Investments support our Community Partners’ work that aligns with our Core Commitments and aim at achieving outcomes in our priority areas. Jewish Federation of St. Louis will focus its work on achieving the following Core Commitments:

  • Expand and strengthen an engaged, vibrant, and flourishing St. Louis Jewish community
  • Secure the well-being and safety of individuals within the Jewish community
  • Strengthen our connection to Israel and the Jewish People worldwide
  • Develop the financial and human resources, and infrastructure, needed by our community

Review 2019 Community Investments to date (as of July 1, 2019) here.

See who we support! Click on one of our Core Commitments in the bar below to search for investments by Core Commitment, or search by key words by typing in the search bar. For example, search by organization name like “Jewish Community Center,” search by a program name such as “Birthright Israel,” a demographic such as “children,” or by other topics like “food” and “travel”.

 

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community
Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure
Israel and the Jewish People
Well-being and Safety
70 Faces Media

70 Faces Media

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE MEDIA NATIONAL connect
General Support for 70 Faces Media: Deepening Jewish Digital Engagement to Build Community Online
$1,500

70 Faces Media is a not-for-profit digital media company that aspires to connect as many people as possible to all sides of the unfolding Jewish story. 

A Business of One’s Own

A Business of One’s Own

Israel and the Jewish People business economic empowerment women job training israel own one's
Economic Empowerment for Women
$15,000

Economic Empowerment for Women (EEW) is dedicated to improving women’s lives through economic empowerment.

ADL Heartland

ADL Heartland

Well-being and Safety SAFETY SECURITY LOCAL ANTI-SEMITISM
ADL Heartland
$17,000

ADL Heartland, headquartered in St. Louis, provides services to Southern Illinois, Missouri, and Eastern Kansas, and presents programs to almost 3000 students, teachers, police officers, and other individuals annually.

American Jewish Committee

American Jewish Committee

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure LOCAL SAFETY NATIONAL ADVOCACY
American Jewish Committee
$19,000

AJC is the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, with unparalleled access to government officials, diplomats, and other world leaders.

Bat Melech – Safe Home for Domestic Violence Survivors

Bat Melech – Safe Home for Domestic Violence Survivors

Israel and the Jewish People safe home for domestic violence survivors bat melech israel women shelter support services abuse girls orthodox
Bat Melech
$5,000

A safe home and rehabilitation program in the Jerusalem area for women and children escaping domestic violence.

BBYO St. Louis Council

BBYO St. Louis Council

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community VIBRANCY TEENS MIDDLE SCHOOL HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP ENGAGEMENT JEWISH IDENTITY
BBYO International
$8,000

BBYO St. Louis Council is part of Mid-America Region which includes Kansas City, Omaha, and Minnesota. Through youth-led and staff-supported programs, BBYO St. Louis Council gives members opportunities to develop leadership skills and positively affect their communities, the world, and themselves.

Birthright Israel

Birthright Israel

Israel and the Jewish People birthright israel travel young adults trip
Birthright Israel
$50,000

The funding is for St. Louis’ contribution to the national pool, which sends teens and young adults on free trips to Israel each year.

Center for Jewish Learning

Center for Jewish Learning

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People VIBRANCY ISRAEL GLOBAL JEWRY ISRAEL EDUCATION LEARNING COLLABORATION
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$560,000

The Center for Jewish Learning serves as a community resource to facilitate and convene the Jewish community around issues pertaining to Jewish education; to provide Jewish educational opportunities for individuals and institutional support for educational organizations; to enrich existing community educational programming; and to serve as a catalyst for new initiatives.

Center for Women’s Justice

Center for Women’s Justice

Israel and the Jewish People women israel justice legal advocacy woman civil status
Center for Women’s Justice
$20,000

The Center for Women’s Justice is a legal advocacy organization that leads in bringing about social change that improves the status of Jewish women in Israel through challenging the control of the rabbinate over personal status issues in Israel through challenges through the civil courts.

Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People VIBRANCY ISRAEL ISRAEL TRAVEL ENGAGEMENT JEWISH IDENTITY YOUNG ADULTS EARLY CHILDHOOD FAMILIES
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$886,000

The Community Engagement department of Federation provides a variety of Jewish engagement, Jewish education, and operational support services for individual and organizations in the St. Louis Jewish community. The mission is to build and strengthen community by connecting people to information, resources, services, and each other.

Community Guidance and Counseling Center for the Asylum Seekers Community

Community Guidance and Counseling Center for the Asylum Seekers Community

Israel and the Jewish People education treatment enrichment African refugee children social welfare overseas
Elifelet – Citizens for Refugee Children
$5,000

The Hartman-Elifelet Day Care and Learning Center offers a warm, nurturing environment and education, treatment, and enrichment for African refugee children who are otherwise deprived of their most basic needs until their parents return from work.

Community Impact Committee Discretionary Fund

Community Impact Committee Discretionary Fund

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE community impact
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$50,000

The Community Impact Committee’s Discretionary Fund provides the committee with the flexibility to fund one-off programs or events and provide support in the case of emergencies.

Community Security

Community Security

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Well-being and Safety SAFETY SECURITY
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$105,005

The mission of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is to “preserve and enhance the community.” It therefore follows that it is appropriate for Federation to take a leading role in assessing and developing a response around community security.

Covenant Place

Covenant Place

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Well-being and Safety Elderly Jews community affordable housing seniors safe supportive old
Covenant Place
$83,000

Covenant Place is a diverse community with a mission of providing affordable housing where seniors and adults with mobility impairments can live independently in a vibrant, safe, and supportive community, guided by Jewish values.

Cracking the Glass Ceiling

Cracking the Glass Ceiling

Israel and the Jewish People cracking glass ceiling alliance israelite universelle israel steam stem science school teens youth young girls underprivileged gender empowerment
Kol Israel Haverim-Alliance
$20,000

This program targets young girls from underprivileged areas of Israel who did not have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.

Creating Resilient Teams in the Bedouin Community

Creating Resilient Teams in the Bedouin Community

Israel and the Jewish People helping helpers israel trauma coalition (itc) training therapy
Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC)
$10,000

The Coalition Center works with 40 NGO’s and 12 Government Ministries. ITC provides direct care, team training and support to local residents and 45% of its budget goes to providing therapy.

Discovering Differences

Discovering Differences

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community EARLY CHILDHOOD CHILDREN FAMILIES ENGAGEMENT VIBRANCY
Kol Rinah
$15,000

Kol Rinah, the ADL Heartland, PJ Library, and We Stories will collaborate to implement this project, which engages young Jewish families in discussions about differences, giving them a Jewish community of peers dedicated to this work and opportunities to continue the learning in their own homes.

Early Childhood Education and Engagement Collaborative Initiative

Early Childhood Education and Engagement Collaborative Initiative

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION ENGAGEMENT COLLABORATION VIBRANCY children families young
Early Childhood Directors Council
$65,000

The Director’s Council is enacting a comprehensive professional development plan with the major outcomes of increasing Jewish early childhood staff qualifications, including increasing the competency and ability of staff to deliver high-quality and in-depth Jewish content.

ECC Jewish Family Engagement Initiative

ECC Jewish Family Engagement Initiative

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community VIBRANCY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
Jewish Community Center
$10,000

The J’s Family Center will provided Jewish cultural, Israel, and holiday enrichment activities within the classrooms of secular preschools where Jewish families are enrolled. 

Education for Tolerance: Program in Memory of Shira Banki (in Hebrew: “Moreh LeHaym”)

Education for Tolerance: Program in Memory of Shira Banki (in Hebrew: “Moreh LeHaym”)

Israel and the Jewish People homophobia students educators Orthodox secular Jerusalem school education tolerance
Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance
$10,000

The allocation supports an educational program around homophobia for students and educators from 8th-12th grades within the secular and modern Orthodox public school system in Jerusalem.

Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Elderly Jews in the Former Soviet Union

Israel and the Jewish People elderly jews fsu joint distribution committee jdc former soviet union seniors welfare in need support services
Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
$50,000

This investment supports JDC’s welfare assistance program that targets the thousands of Jewish elderly in the former Soviet Union who live below minimum subsistence levels.

Gil Or-Megiddo Elderly Services

Gil Or-Megiddo Elderly Services

Israel and the Jewish People gilor-megiddo elderly megiddo regional council israel seniors support services
Megiddo Regional Council
$10,000

This investment provides visits to homebound elderly, home repairs, an emergency call center, a wide variety of physical and intellectual activities and programs and congregate meals.

Hand in Hand

Hand in Hand

Israel and the Jewish People hand in hand israel co-existence school children education learning
Hand in Hand
$12,000

Hand in Hand brings together thousands of Jews and Arabs in six schools and communities throughout Israel.

Haredi Job Placement

Haredi Job Placement

Israel and the Jewish People haredi job placement jerusalem college technology israel training work training orthodox classes
Jerusalem College of Technology
$10,000

The Jerusalem College of Technology is an Orthodox institution that provides a comprehensive program of religious classes together with a rigorous academic program. This investment supports their efforts to assist members of the Haredi community with job training and placement.

Hillel at WashU

Hillel at WashU

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People CORE VIBRANCY COLLEGE ENGAGEMENT JEWISH IDENTITY
Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis
$107,000

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is a public affairs organization working on behalf of the St. Louis Jewish community. They represent synagogues and Jewish organizations on critical issues affecting Jews as individuals and as a community.

Hillel Engagement Staff

Hillel Engagement Staff

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community student engagement initiative hillel at washington university in st. louis college jewish identity young adult washu
Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis
$37,500

This investment supports the expansion of staff at WashU Hillel to include a Director of Programming and Engagement position, which created capacity to launch the BEAR Fellowship, a peer-to-peer engagement internship.

Hillel International

Hillel International

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL COLLEGE INFRASTRUCTURE
Hillel International
$24,000

Hillel International connects with students at more than 550 colleges and universities across North America and around the world. They create lasting connections with students, inspiring and training them to become leaders and build their own communities.

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center

Holocaust Museum & Learning Center

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Well-being and Safety VIBRANCY SAFETY ANTI-SEMITISM EDUCATION HOLOCAUST
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$220,000

The Holocaust Museum & Learning Center is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the Holocaust, educating about its causes and illustrating how what happened during this tragic period relates to our lives today. While learning Holocaust history is the key to understanding its roots, we have another duty: to empower visitors to make the world a kinder, safer, more tolerant place by rejecting all forms of hate, intolerance, racism, and bigotry.

Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues

Inter-Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues

Israel and the Jewish People Israel, civil, society, task force, Arab, issues, welfare, democracy, equality, politics
Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)
$1,000

The Task Force is committed to the welfare of Israel and proud of the democratic nature of the State of Israel’s Declaration of Independence that includes the article that promises social and political equality to all it is inhabitants, Jews and Arabs alike.

iRep

iRep

Israel and the Jewish People Israel, civil, society, equality, diversity, religious
Israel Religious Expression Platform
$5,000

Through the Israel Religious Expression Platform (iRep), Federations are working with the Jewish Religious Equality Coalition to promote religious freedom in Israel.

Israel Action Network

Israel Action Network

Israel and the Jewish People israel state human rights community advocacy
Jewish Federations of North America
$12,000

The Israel Action Network builds a strong base of support for Israel and counters delegitimization in the context of two states for two peoples. Their work is grounded in creating meaningful one-on-one relationships with people of faith, human rights advocates, campus and civic leaders, and friends and neighbors in our communities.

Israel and Jewish Identity Engagement Staff

Israel and Jewish Identity Engagement Staff

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community student college hillel engagement jewish identity
Hillel-University of Missouri
$10,000

This grant allows Mizzou Hillel and Hillel staff to look at the ways that students connect to Jewish identity, using Israel as one measure of this, and to more fully engage Jewish students on campus and challenge those students to build a broader connection to their Jewish Identity.

Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMRJ)

Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism (IMRJ)

Israel and the Jewish People yokneam megiddo community initiative israel movement for reform and progressive judaism imrj
Maggid HaRuach Initiative for Jewish Renewal in Meggido
$30,000

This investment assists IMRJ to maintain a new Progressive presence in the Megiddo-Yokneam region.

ITIM – Advocacy Center

ITIM – Advocacy Center

Israel and the Jewish People center itim israel jewish life advocacy civil law
ITIM Legal & Public Policy Centers
$20,000

This investment supports the work of the organization to address the problems that individual Israelis and foreigners encounter in navigating and overcoming barriers presented by civil and religious laws, regulations and ad hoc practices pertaining to Jewish life cycle and status issues in Israel.

JCPA

JCPA

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE COMMUNITY RELATIONS
Jewish Council for Public Affairs
$9,500

JCPA is the national hub of the community relations network made up of 125 community relations councils and 17 national Jewish agencies. Its mission is to inspire, support, coordinate, convene, build consensus, and mobilize the network while serving as the national representative of the network’s public policy platform.

Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance

Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance

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Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance
$10,000

The allocation supports an educational program around homophobia for students and educators from 8th – 12th grades within the secular and modern Orthodox public school system in Jerusalem.

Jewish Agency For Israel

Jewish Agency For Israel

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People OVERSEAS SOCIAL WELFARE GLOBAL JEWRY INFRASTRUCTURE ISRAEL
Jewish Agency for Israel
$505,000

The Jewish Agency for Israel is the largest Jewish nonprofit organization in the world. Its mission is to “inspire Jews throughout the world to connect with their people, heritage, and land, and empower them to build a thriving Jewish future and a strong Israel.”

Jewish Community Center

Jewish Community Center

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People Well-being and Safety CORE VIBRANCY WELL BEING ENGAGEMENT JEWISH IDENTITY recreation kids
Jewish Community Center - St. Louis
$1,040,000

Jewish values and identity are explored through educational, cultural, and social programs that are open to anyone in the St. Louis community. They offer a unique, pluralistic environment and Jewish programming that attracts people from all backgrounds, observance levels, and experiences.

Jewish Community Centers Association

Jewish Community Centers Association

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE identity life jewish professional
Jewish Community Centers Association of North America
$19,000

JCC Association offers services and resources to increase the effectiveness of JCCs as they provide community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity building programs to enhance Jewish life throughout North America. By supporting the 25,000 Jewish communal professionals who connect with two million JCC participants each year, the JCC Association encourages engaged lives of purpose and meaning.

Jewish Community Employment Services

Jewish Community Employment Services

Well-being and Safety Employment job MERS/Goodwill career navigator jobs training resume interview
MERS/Goodwill Industries
$55,000

The Career Navigator provides a wide range of employment services to members of the Jewish community, including career counseling, interview skills training, resume assistance, job search coaching, referrals to appropriate community resources, job development and job retention assistance.

Jewish Community Relations Council

Jewish Community Relations Council

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People Well-being and Safety ADVOCACY LOCAL CORE COMMUNITY RELATIONS JEWISH IDENTITY
Jewish Community Relations Council
$285,005

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is a public affairs organization working on behalf of the St. Louis Jewish community. They represent synagogues and Jewish organizations on critical issues affecting Jews as individuals and as a community.

Jewish Federations of North America (Dues)

Jewish Federations of North America (Dues)

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE
Jewish Federations of North America
$352,000

The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) represents 147 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually and through planned giving and endowment programs to support social welfare, social services, and educational needs.

Jewish Student Union (JSU)

Jewish Student Union (JSU)

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community jewish student union (jsu) teens youth identity engagement after school
Jewish Student Union (JSU)
$38,500

JSU facilitates club meetings in high schools, which include speakers, discussions on topics of interest to the teens, and interactive activities.

JF&CS

JF&CS

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Well-being and Safety LOCAL CORE WELL BEING SAFETY VULNERABLE
Jewish Family & Children’s Service
$759,000

Jewish Family & Children’s Service offers compassionate support and practical solutions to help people in our community navigate life’s challenges. JF&CS and its licensed professional staff assist the elderly, protect children at risk, provide food and services for the needy, resolve family problems, and enhance Jewish connections.

JGrads – Jewish Graduate Program of St. Louis

JGrads – Jewish Graduate Program of St. Louis

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community jgrads chabad on campus graduate students jewish identity engagement young adults shabbat networking
Chabad on Campus
$45,000

JGrads builds community among Jewish graduate students to all area graduate schools and programs, which aims to keep Jewish graduate students in St. Louis after completion of their program.

Joint Distribution Committee

Joint Distribution Committee

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People OVERSEAS ISRAEL CORE GLOBAL JEWRY INFRASTRUCTURE
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
$505,000

JDC is the leading Jewish humanitarian organization, working in 70 countries to lift lives and strengthen communities. They rescue Jews in danger, provide aid to vulnerable Jews, develop innovative solutions to Israel’s most complex social challenges, cultivate a Jewish future, and lead the Jewish community’s response to crises.

JPRO Network (Dues)

JPRO Network (Dues)

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE JEWISH PROFESSIONALS
JPRO Network
$1,500

JPRO Network connects, educates, inspires, and empowers professionals working in the Jewish nonprofit sector by providing networking opportunities across fields strengthening the continental and local Jewish communities.

MaTovu

MaTovu

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Young adults city engagement Jewish identity community building jnc neighborhood MaTovu connection social spiritual culture city
MaTovu
$30,000

MaTovu is an inclusive Jewish space in St. Louis City that fosters connection through enriching the community’s spiritual, cultural, and social life.

Mizzou Hillel

Mizzou Hillel

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People israeli jewish identity engagement hillel-university of missouri college students engagement mizzou israel attachment young adults core local
Hillel-University of Missouri/Hillel the Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
$60,000

Mizzou Hillel is a place where Jewish students come to meet each other and get involved in Jewish life in Mid-Missouri. They are committed to creating a pluralistic, welcoming, and inclusive environment; fostering student growth and the balance in being distinctively Jewish and universally human; advancing social justice, Jewish learning, and spirituality; embracing Israel and global Jewish peoplehood; and creating a close-knit community of people with one thing in common: being Jewish.

Moishe House

Moishe House

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure NATIONAL INFRASTRUCTURE YOUNG ADULTS ENGAGEMENT JEWISH IDENTITY
Moishe House
$2,500

Moishe House is a place where young adults in their 20s come together and create vibrant Jewish communities. There are more than 100 communities in over 25 countries around the world. Each Moishe House community is uniquely shaped by a group of residents who live together and host programs for their peers.

Multi-Year Program

Multi-Year Program

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Israel and the Jewish People social welfare families children youth infrastructure israel people
Megiddo Regional Council/Yokneam Municipality/JAFI
$241,502

For the past eleven years, the Jewish Federations of Greater Atlanta and St. Louis have supported a multi-year project in Yokneam and Megiddo to serve families in distress with children and youth in need.

Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC)

Naturally Occurring Retirement Community (NORC)

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure Well-being and Safety LOCAL CORE WELL BEING SAFETY ELDERLY OLDER PEOPLE seniors
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$200,000

St. Louis NORC is a non-sectarian program coordinated by the Jewish Federation of St. Louis. It supports the healthy aging of adults 60+ in their own homes by providing opportunities for meaningful community involvement and increased access to support services. St. Louis NORC operates within a three-mile service neighborhood in the Creve Coeur area.

Next Dor STL

Next Dor STL

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community young adults, jewish education, jewish engagement, shabbat, community, youth
Next Dor STL
$10,000

Next Dor STL is a pluralistic place to have innovative, meaningful experiences based in community building, empowering young Jewish leaders, tikkun olam and nurturing personal growth. 

President and CEO Discretionary Fund

President and CEO Discretionary Fund

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE president fund emergency
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$25,000

The President and CEO’s Discretionary Fund provides the Board Chair and CEO with the flexibility to fund one-off programs or events and provide support in the case of emergencies.

Q School – Interfaith Model United Youth Program

Q School – Interfaith Model United Youth Program

Israel and the Jewish People interfaith model united youth program q school israel arab co-existence
Q School
$15,000

Situated in the Arab-Israeli town of Tira, the school is the first of its kind in the Arab sector of Israel. This investment supports their participation in a model UN program for Jewish and Arab children, ages 16-18 from the adjacent communities.

Rabbinic Chesed Fund

Rabbinic Chesed Fund

Well-being and Safety chesed fund community congregations financial support jews in need rabbis synagogue low-income aid
Congregations
$45,000

This investment provides investments of $2,000 to senior rabbis of each local congregation to give to congregants who are experiencing financial emergencies, in recognition of the fact that some individuals are more comfortable contacting their rabbi than going to a social service agency.

Reform Teen Initiative

Reform Teen Initiative

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community teen youth jewish education identity reform group collaboration engagement
Shaare Emeth and United Hebrew
$50,000

The Reform Teen Initiative will combine the resources of the Reform Jewish community to develop new entry points to Judaism and strategically invest to strengthen existing opportunities, recognizing that different approaches are required to best meet teens’ diverse needs. So far, the other congregations involved in this initiative include Temple Israel and Temple Emanuel.

Research Fund

Research Fund

Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure INFRASTRUCTURE fund community study
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
$40,000

Each year, we make an investment in a Community Study fund that will allow for more regular Community Study’s to be implemented about every 7-10 years.

Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

Israel and the Jewish People transporting palestinian patients to israeli hospitals road to recovery israel co-existence medical treatment children youth
Road to Recovery
$10,000

Road to Recovery is an organization of volunteers who drive Palestinians undergoing medical treatment in Israeli hospitals to and from the crossings into Israel.

Russian Case Manager

Russian Case Manager

Well-being and Safety russian case manager crown center seniors elderly jews in need support services
Crown Center for Senior Living
$5,000

This investment provides assistance for Russian-speaking residents of Crown Center to help them access needed resources such as health care, transportation, and nutrition.

Sababa

Sababa

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community jewish education, jewish identity, jewish art, arts, culture, jewish culture, jewish food, festival, fun
Jewish Community Center
$62,504

Sababa is St. Louis’ first Jewish Arts & Culture Festival. Sababa is an outdoor festival showcasing the vibrancy of contemporary Jewish culture.

Shaharit

Shaharit

Israel and the Jewish People Israel, civil, society, diversity, training, leadership, development
Shaharit
$25,000

Shaharit works to engage people from diverse parts of Israeli society to train them to work for the common good through leadership training and development.

Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research

Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research

Israel and the Jewish People shoresh institution for socioeconomic research israel policy think-tank
Shoresh Institution for Socioeconomic Research
$20,000

The Shoresh Institution informs Israel’s leading policymakers and the general public through briefings and accessible publications on the source, nature and scope of core issues facing the country, providing policy options that ensure and improve the well-being of all segments of Israeli society.

Social Nutrition

Social Nutrition

Well-being and Safety social nutrition program crown center seniors elderly jews in need meals food kosher
Crown Center for Senior Living
$63,000

The Social Nutrition program supports kosher congregate meals at Crown Center and home-delivered kosher meals at Crown and in the University City area.

Social Nutrition

Social Nutrition

Well-being and Safety social nutrition program jewish community center seniors elderly jews in need meals food kosher jcc covenant place
Jewish Community Center
$70,000

The Social Nutrition program supports kosher congregate meals at Covenant Place and home-delivered kosher meals at Covenant and in the Creve Coeur area.

Social Nutrition

Social Nutrition

Well-being and Safety social nutrition, elderly, seniors, food, food security
Covenant Place
$80,000

The Social Nutrition program supports kosher congregate meals and home-delivered kosher meals.

St. Louis Jewish Light

St. Louis Jewish Light

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community Financial & Human Resources and Infrastructure MEDIA LOCAL CORE INFRASTRUCTURE news media paper
St. Louis Jewish Light
$77,000

The St. Louis Jewish Light informs, connects, and inspires the St. Louis Jewish community through the objective coverage of topics of interest to Jews. Through news stories, a weekly calendar, and paid advertising, the Light provides an easy venue for St. Louis’ Jewish institutions to reach a wide audience of readers in the Jewish community.

Summer Camps in Former Soviet Union

Summer Camps in Former Soviet Union

Israel and the Jewish People FSU camp children summer former soviet union riga identity young kid youth child development
Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
$60,000

The Jewish Agency’s seven to ten day summer camp programs in Riga and throughout the Former Soviet Union (FSU) ignite and nurture vibrant Jewish identity in young people at a critical time in their development.

The NETWORK

The NETWORK

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community College students young adults Jewish identity engagement network campus
Chabad on Campus
$24,000

The NETWORK is a city-wide collaborative designed to serve the Jewish students at SLU, UMSL, Webster and St. Louis Community Colleges.

Torah & Turf

Torah & Turf

Engaged, Vibrant, and Flourishing Jewish Community torah turf st. louis kollel young adults men jewish identity sports football soccer engagement
St. Louis Kollel
$15,000

This program is an opportunity for young Jewish men to play football after a text study session, and has participants from the full spectrum of Jewish practice.

Victims of Terror Fund

Victims of Terror Fund

Israel and the Jewish People victims of terror fund jewish agency for israel (jafi) support services jews in need trauma counseling
Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)
$15,000

The fund was started in 2006, after the second Lebanon War, for soldiers and civilian victims of terrorism. The program assists those identified by the Government and provides supplementary assistance, such as additional counseling, horse therapy, housing subsidies, college scholarships and home modification that are not covered by government funds.

Yokneam Food Support

Yokneam Food Support

Israel and the Jewish People yokneam food support leket israel israel meals jews in need hunger security
Leket Israel
$18,000

Leket Israel is the national food bank of Israel. The program provides vital nutrition to 170,000 needy people each week. Through a partnership with a Yokneam foodbank, Leket supports a total of 61,520 lbs of perishable food for people in the Yokneam region.

Yokneam Municipality – Association for the Elderly

Yokneam Municipality – Association for the Elderly

Israel and the Jewish People association elderly yokneam ilit municipality seniors israel megiddo meals support services
Yokneam Ilit
$10,000

This investment supports the Senior Center for the elderly inhabitants of Yokneam. The Center serves 70 people daily and provides a variety of activities and programs as well as congregate meals.

Youth Futures – Yokneam-Megiddo

Youth Futures – Yokneam-Megiddo

Israel and the Jewish People TEENS ISRAEL OVERSEAS YOKNEAM MEGIDDO
Jewish Agency for Israel
$28,000

The Jewish Agency’s Youth Futures program empowers disadvantaged Israeli youth, providing them with an equal opportunity to develop their academic and social skills. Youth Futures is operated in Partnership with overseas Jewish Federations and Keren Hayesod/UIA communities, with Israeli philanthropists, and with the Government of Israel.

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