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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

In this file photo, Jewish War Veterans Post 644 donates toys the organization collected  to the Hanukkah Hugs program organized by Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Family Services. Pictured here are Harvey Bloth, Howard Holtzman, Pam Super, Lauren Gelber and Larry Chervitz. Photo: Howard Holtzman

Jewish War Veterans collecting toys for Hanukkah Hugs program

November 4, 2020

Jewish War Veterans Post 644 is collecting new toys for the “Hanukkah Hugs” program, which gives gifts to needy children during the holidays. There are collection bins for Hanukkah Hugs donations inside the front entrance of the Jewish Federation...

The logo for Jewish Family Services, formerly known as Jewish Family & Children's Service. 

JF&CS changes name, aims to widen impact

BY ERIC BERGER, ASSOCIATE EDITOR January 16, 2020

Despite a name change and a relatively new chief, the mission of Jewish Family Services (formerly Jewish Family & Children’s Service) remains the same: supporting families and seniors, alleviating hunger and improving mental health. Last February,...

Stan Hoffman (St. Louis Realty), Fred Steinbach (JF&CS Board President), Carol Staenberg (JF&CS Board member) are pictured at the closing on a new building for the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Photo: Yana Hotter

JF&CS closes on new building for food pantry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Jewish Family & Children's Service closed last Thursday on a 24,000-square-foot building at 10601 Baur Boulevard in Olivette that will be the new home of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. About 5,000 families a month use the food pantry, which...

Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry unveils ‘Fed Up With Hunger’ initiative

August 3, 2011

A new line of eco-friendly shopping bags can be seen at grocery stores in the coming months, thanks to the inspiration of friends of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.The food pantry announced the launch of "Fed Up With Hunger," which seeks to address...

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