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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Marci Mayer Eisen

The marvelous Ms. Marci Mayer Eisen

Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-Chief April 23, 2021

When I started working in the St. Louis Jewish community more than a dozen years ago, one of the first people to call and welcome me was Marci Mayer Eisen, director of the Millstone Institute and staff person for JProStl, which supports professionals...

TOP ROW FROM LEFT: Rabbi Hershey Novack, Debbie Bram, Maxine Weil, Mark Morgan and Erin Wolfman May. BOTTOM ROW: Alyssa Banford, Anita Kraus, Ashley Stockman, Diana Matthis and Bonnie Solomon.  

JProStl’s Annual Recognition event takes place online Jan. 28

December 31, 2020

Nine professionals have been chosen as honorees for the Annual JProStl Recognition Event, which will take place Thursday, Jan. 28, from 1 to 2 p.m. online. The theme of the program is “Seeing the Silver Lining.” JProStl, an initiative of the Jewish...

A file photo shows the 2016 JProStl honorees. From left are Jane Weinhaus, Erica Morris, Tim Vohsen, Gail Wechsler, Tzipporah and Rabbi Mordecai Yaroslawitz, Matt Wever, Shiffy Landa, Michael Oberlander and Ellen Alper. Photo: Zach Dalin

JProStl seeks nominations for awards

October 8, 2020

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 16th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and the 6th Annual JProStl Partnership Award. The theme...

JProStl seeks nominations for peer recognition, partnership awards

JProStl seeks nominations for peer recognition, partnership awards

October 11, 2019

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 15th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and the fifth annual JProStl Partnership Award. The...

JPro will host a week of workshops for Sharpening Your Skills

JPro will host a week of workshops for Sharpening Your Skills

September 6, 2019

JPro has announced a week of interactive workshops for staff who work in nonprofit organizations affiliated with the Jewish community. The Sharpening Your Skills sessions will cover leadership, presentation skills, time management, writing and editing,...

From left are Jane Weinhaus, Erica Morris, Tim Vohsen, Gail Wechsler, Tzipporah and Rabbi Mordecai Yaroslawitz, Matt Wever, Shiffy Landa, Michael Oberlander and Ellen Alper. Photo: Zach Dalin

Deadline for JProStl nominations is Oct. 31

October 18, 2018

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 14thAnnual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and the 4th Annual JProStl Partnership Award.The theme...

Marci Mayer Eisen

Five questions for Marci Mayer Eisen

By Ellen Futterman, Editor May 17, 2018

Marci Mayer Eisen is the Director of the Millstone Institute at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis and primary staff person for JProStl, community-wide collaborations to connect, train and inspire professionals and volunteer leaders. Eisen previously...

JProStl seeks nominations for peer recognition awards

October 11, 2017

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 13th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and for the 3rd JProStl Partnership Award. Any staff...

Top row, from left: Marty Oberman, Rick Recht, Rosalie Stein, Amy Pakett, Derrick Bryant and Ellen Futterman; second row:  Randi Schenberg, Craig Neuman, Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, Leiba Levine and Esti Zuravin.

JProStl announces award recipients

December 14, 2016

Honorees have been announced for the Annual JProStl Recognition Luncheon, which will take place on  from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Jewish Community Center Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The theme of the program...

JProStl seeks nominations for annual peer recognition awards

September 28, 2016

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 12th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and for the 2nd JProStl Partnership Award. Nominations...

JProStl presents ‘The Power of Language’ workshop

July 6, 2016

John McWhorter, will speak on “The Power of Language: What are people hearing when we speak?” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, July 21 at the Jewish Federation building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. The program is part of the JProStl Power of...

Julie Gibbs

JProStl announces new board for 2016-18

May 11, 2016

Julie Gibbs, Director of Women’s Philanthropy at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has been selected as the President of JProStl for 2016-18. She becomes the seventh JProStl president, succeeding Rabbi Levi Landa of Chabad. JProStl is an initiative...

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