A Conversation in Open Space with Kol Rinah

Kol Rinah is inviting our St. Louis community to a Conversation in Open Space. What can we build, How will we grow? Together. We are inviting our community to answer this questions. Save the date: October 27, 9 am – 5 pm at our new location: 7100 Maryland Ave. Clayton. Promote community engagement, create a shared vision of the future, and involve everybody in Vision Creation.

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St. Louis Jewish Student Clubs To Run Birthright Israel Trip with OU Israel Free Spirit

JSU and OU Israel Free Spirit have partnered to increase the number of Jewish young adults from the St. Louis area going on Birthright Israel trips. Israel engagement is a core component of all JSU programming. Since it’s inception JSU provided numerous summer programs for high school students. It is excited to add a trip that continues the connection beyond high school. With this partnership, alumni of the JSU program and their friends will have the opportunity to either go back to Israel or travel there for the first time. Israel Free Spirit is a leading Birthright Israel trip organizer in participant satisfaction according to the Szold Institute research for 2018. Trips are open for 18-32 year olds with at least 1 Jewish parent who didn’t spend more than 3 months in Israel or travel on a post-high school program to Israel. In addition to the standard Birthright Israel trips, the trip options also include specialized niche trips that allow participants to choose trips based on their interests or backgrounds. To find out more or apply for the next trips visit israelfreespirit.com/jsustl. You may also contact Rabbi Mike Rovinsky at RabbiMike@jsustl.org or...

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A Conversation About Judaism and The Community

You are invited to subscribe to TheOpenSource.Club. We are a St. Louis focused knowledge share podcast company. Featured on Saturday-March 9, 2019 during the MultiCulture St. Louis show is Shaare Emeth Rabbi James Bennett. Go to www.theopensource.club and become a podcast subscriber. Listen to some great shows!

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Yael Portman and Bill Solomon

Kol Rinah Men’s Club Presents: The Federation of Jewish Men’s Club – Midwest Region Honorees Youth of the Year – Yael Portman Man of the Year – Bill Solomon A special event will be held in their honor Sunday, March 31 at 1:00 P.M. at B’nai Amoona. Reservations can be made online no later than March 15 at kolrinahstl.org

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Alice Handelman

Alice Handelman, an award-winning journalist and board member of the St. Louis Jewish Light, was recently honored as a 35-year member of National Federation of Press Women. A former member of the Women’s Connection Board of Jewish Federation and a Lion of Judah, Handelman was also recently was honored by Marquis Who’s Who with the prestigious 2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement award. The former Director of Community Relations at Jewish Center for Aged and writer for the St. Louis Blues, she is a contributing writer and columnist for Ladue News. She is a past president of Women of Achievement, St. Louis Press Club, and Aging Ahead Foundation. A graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, she is a member of the St. Louis Forum, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Auxiliary, and a board member of Craft Alliance, Washington University’s Women’s Society, and St. Louis Press...

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JF&CS Offering Walk-In Hours at MaTovu

Starting on February 12, mental healthcare provider Michael Faccini, MSW, LMSW, will be hosting free walk-in hours in the city at MaTovu from 3-6 p.m on Tuesdays. During these hours he will be providing free counseling assessments, referrals, and follow up treatment plans. The location is 4200 Blaine Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110. For more information contact Michael Faccini at mfaccini@jfcs-stl.org or 314-812-9307.

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