JProStl hosts end-of-year event

JProStl’s end of year event will take place from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14 at the Jewish Community Center’s Arts and Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The event will include a special “Gefilte Fish Tank” program and the 2015-16 board ceremony.

”Gefilte Fish Tank” will feature professionals selected to present their ideas based on creativity and meeting a community need. Presenters will be Wendy Bell and Leah Greenbaum of Central Reform Congregation, for Blessing Buddies; Rabbi Scott Slarskey and Cheryl Maayan with Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, for Courageous Conversations; Nikki Goldstein with Crown Center for Senior Living, for Door L’ Door; Heather Silverman with National Council of Jewish Women, for Human Trafficking – A Community Response; Rabbi Shaya Mintz with St. Louis Kollel, for Kosher Food Truck; and Russel Neiss with G-dcast, for Social Justice Sukkah. Judges will be Talia Goldfarb of “Myself Belts” who was awarded funding on the TV show “Shark Tank,” Kara Newmark of “Sweetology” and twins Jeff and Randy Vines, owners of “STL-Style.” 

The event will also include the annual JProStl board ceremony to recognize board members completing their terms of service and to welcome the incoming JProStl Board. Outgoing board members include Emily Cohen, Robert Colton, Amanda Radman, Marissa Rosen and Phil Ruben. The 2015-16 board members are President Rabbi Levi Landa, Vice Presidents Shannon Rohlman and Amy Stone, Past President Jean Cavender, Committee Chairs Rabbi Ari Kaiman, Julie Gibbs, Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, Randi Schenberg and Lori Cooper. At-large members are Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, Tabari Coleman, Rachel Lubchansky, Kelly Richter, Heather Silverman, Rabbi Yitz Staum, Shirley Wise and Leslie Wolf.

JProStl is a program of Jewish Federation of St. Louis to promote professional development and networking.  Programs receive funding from the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation. For more information, contact Marci Mayer Eisen at 314-442-3810 or [email protected]  To register, visit

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