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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

NCJW STL offers fundraising opportunities to support its Back to School! Store

August 3, 2017

The National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis is offering fundraising opportunities to support its Back to School! StoreOn Tuesday, August 22, National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section will be a part of Katie’s Giveback Tuesday program. Katie’s...

The J plans Vegas-style fundraiser

October 13, 2016

What happens in Vegas will soon happen at Meadowbrook Country Club — at Jeans, Jewels & The J, an evening to benefit the Jewish Community Center on Saturday, Nov. 5.A committee, led by “pit bosses” Julie B. Stern and Erin Schuver, have planned...

Jewish Federation seeks ‘superhero’ volunteers for three upcoming phone-a-thon events

September 15, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is inviting members of the community to be a “Jewish Federation Superhero” at upcoming phone-a-thon events for Federation’s Annual Campaign, “100 Days to Make an Impact.” The events will include multiple ways to...

Guests listen during Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign kickoff event at Busch Stadium. Photo: Eric Berger

Jewish Federation shifts fundraising drive to focused 100 days

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer September 7, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has changed its fundraising approach, most notably by shortening the duration of its Annual Campaign to 100 days from more than 16 months.Leaders of the organization decided to make the change in part because of a decrease...

Editorial: Check and Raise

January 25, 2012

The Jewish Light reported last week on the Jewish Federation of St. Louis' annual campaign results, and due to the loss of a few major donations, giving trends and the economy, the campaign itself was down from 2010. The organization also touted some...

A scene from the Israeli film Footnote, which aims to take
home the countrys first Academy Award for best foreign-language
film when the Oscars are given out on Feb. 26.

Jews at the Oscars, Shatner’s Priceline demise, Rogen and Miller’s tzedakah

By JTA Staff January 24, 2012

SIX DEGREES (NO BACON) | JEWISH CELEBRITY ROUNDUP NEW YORK (6nobacon.com)—The 2012 Academy Award nominations came out Tuesday and it seems like Billy Crystal will be hosting a big ol' Jewish party, providing traction to those who advance the canard...

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2011 was mixed year for Federation fundraising

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

The numbers are a study in contrasts this year for the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Louis as the agency continues to pick its way through a turbulent economy and a rocky philanthropic environment. According to figures released Tuesday, the Jewish...

 

Organizations find changed landscape for fundraising

BY REPPS HUDSON, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 17, 2011

Three years or more of a bad economy have tested nonprofit organizations in a time of high demand for their services while the money and other resources they need to operate have been harder to find. Yet non-profit leaders and university instructors agree...

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