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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

Human needs allocation committee recruiting at-large members

October 20, 2016

The Robert P. Jacobs Jewish Fund for Human Needs (JFHN) allocates grants to non-Jewish grassroots social service organizations in the St. Louis region that respond to the most basic of human needs, such as providing medicine for the uninsured, food for...

Leonard Rifkin received a loan from the Jewish Federations
Lifeline Fund to help pay bills while he searches for a new job.
Photo: Kristi Foster

Economic fallout still taking a toll

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light December 28, 2011

Not long ago Melvin Zuhler seemed to have it all -- his family, his health, a successful business and a bank account totaling near six figures. Yet as 2011 draws to a close, Zuhler is looking for only one thing -- help. "I want a second chance," said...

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