Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $69,500 to local Jewish youth, young adult programs

Calvin Murray (second from right), a retired NFL player, visited St. Louis for the Torah and Turf flag football tournament and to talk with different Jewish groups about his journey from Christianity to Orthodox Judaism. The Torah and Turf program was one of this year’s Kranzberg Family Foundation grant recipients. Photo: Eric Berger

Jewish Light

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $69,500 in grants to 15 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults for 2019. 

This is the 11th year the Foundation has made these grants, solidifying their commitment to supporting the engagement of the next generation in our local St. Louis Jewish community.

The 2019 Kranzberg Grant recipients are:

• Hillel at Maryville University

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• Hillel at University of Missouri-St. Louis

• Jewish Community Center – Nerot: Young Women of Nishmah

• Jewish Federation of St. Louis – PJ Library

• Jewish Student Union

• St. Louis Kollel – Torah & Turf

• Yeshivat Kadimah High School

• BBYO – St. Louis Council

• Chabad on Campus – The Network

• Congregation B’nai Amoona – Taking on Tikkun Olam: A Seventh and Eighth Grade Jewish Summer Camp Experience

• Hillel at Mizzou – How to Jew Like an Adult

• Jewish Rock Radio – Live Across America: St. Louis Sings!

• MaTovu – Growing a Home for Jewish Life in the City

• Shevet Keshet – Camp, Community Outreach, & Hebrew Instruction

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Since its inception, the Kranzberg Family Foundation has donated more than $680,000 to projects that benefit the St. Louis Jewish community.