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

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $71,000 to Jewish youth, young adult programs

January 21, 2021

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $71,000 in grants to 16 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults in St. Louis.The Foundation received requests totaling more than $187,000...

Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $70,000 in grants

January 30, 2020

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $70,000 in grants to 16 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults for 2020. The Foundation received over $200,000 in requests for this...

In Spring 2019, the Brothers Lazaroff were honored and performed at the Jewish Light’s “Why Be Jewish?” event, a program funded by a grant from the Kranzberg Family Foundation. This year’s application deadline is Thursday, Nov. 14. 

Applications open for Kranzberg Family Foundation Grants

October 3, 2019

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is accepting applications for its 2020 funding cycle from St. Louis area 501(c)(3) organizations and congregations. This year celebrates the 12th funding cycle...

Noa Hahn

ADL awards 2019 Kranzberg Memorial Scholarships

July 28, 2019

ADL Heartland has announced the newest recipients of the Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarships. They are Michael Siler from Parkway North High School, Noa Hahn from Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Hale Masaki from Ladue Horton Watkins...

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 years Kranzberg Family Foundation grant recipients. Photo: Eric Berger

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

Jewish Light January 17, 2019

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,...

Dodi Smason

Chabad program targets Jewish students beyond Wash U

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer August 30, 2018

Growing up the daughter of a modern Orthodox rabbi and attending Block Yeshiva High School, Dodi Smason felt “a strong Jewish identity,” she said.So after graduating high school in 2009 and starting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Smason...

Kranzberg Foundation announces 2017 grant recipients

February 9, 2017

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $59,000 in grants to 12 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults for 2017.The Kranzberg grant recipients are: •  Central Reform...

Kranzberg Family Foundation accepting applications for 2017 grants

October 19, 2016

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, is accepting applications for its 2017 funding cycle from St. Louis area nonprofit organizations and congregations. The foundation’s purpose is to provide...

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