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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

IDF soldiers receive toiletries, personal care products and other items through the support of the St. Louis-based non-profit, Shaving Israel.

St. Louis non-profit supports Israeli soldiers

By Galit Lev-Harir, Special to the Jewish Light May 10, 2018

While on a mission to Israel with the Jewish Federation of St. Louis in 2004, Rachel Miller decided to visit her friend, Carol Hellman, z”l (of blessed memory), who was volunteering with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) through the program “Sar-El.” Miller...

The Madricha (liaison or guide) with Volunteers for Israel pins epaulettes on the shoulder of Gerard Moskowitz.

Israel volunteer experience is worth repeating

BY GERARD MOSKOWITZ May 23, 2012

Wow, what an experience! My first trip to Israel was not as a tourist, but as a volunteer with Volunteers for Israel (VFI). VFI is an American organization that is part of the Israeli Sar El group. We are an organization that volunteers at Israeli Defense...

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