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Howard Schwartz, the noted poet, essayist, novelist, editor, and expert on Jewish folklore and mythology, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2019 Tradition of Literary Excellence Award. The award, which was created in 2014 and is funded …

Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) will host a Lawyers for Israel event on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Husch Blackwell, 190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600. This complimentary event will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m., with registration opening at 11, and will…

MaTovu continues its mission to enrich the community’s spiritual, cultural and social life by announcing “3 Occasions: Open Walls.” In 2019 MaTovu was awarded a Lippman Kanfer Prize for Applied Jewish Wisdom to develop “3 Occasions,” a series…

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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 …

In a vote Thursday night, the University City Board of Education put a halt to the proposed sale of a district building that would become the new home of an Orthodox Jewish day school located in the middle of Novus Development’s proposed $190…

An era has come to an end for the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy as it completes the sale of the building that housed the Jewish day school for most of its 76-year existence. 

H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy, a Modern Orthodox Jewish day school, has sold its property in Olivette to the Miriam Foundation, which will use the building for the Miriam Academy, a high school for students with special needs.

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis held its 118th Annual Meeting last week, which was attended by an overflow audience of veteran and newly active members and volunteers. The atmosphere was upbeat as Federation leadership reflected on the pas…

Sanford “Sandy” Jaffe, a beloved and admired business leader and volunteer for numerous philanthropic causes, died Thursday, Sept. 12, of complications from heart disease at his home in Chesterfield. He was 80 years old. Family members descri…

U.S. Rep Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, visited Israel and the West Bank in August as part of a congressional delegation trip sponsored by the U.S. Israel Education Association, a Christian NGO that supports Israeli settlements in the West Bank and o…