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Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Hear for Good podcast explores issues of interest to the St. Louis Jewish community. The occasional podcast features interviews with local leaders, includes excerpts from Federation-sponsored events, and highlights good work being done in various agencies and organizations.

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Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Hear for Good podcast explores issues of interest to the St. Louis Jewish community. The occasional podcast features interviews with local leaders, includes excerpts from Federation-sponsored events, and highlights good work being done in various agencies and organizations.

    Welcome Brian Herstig

    Welcome Brian Herstig

    New Jewish Federation of St. Louis CEO Brian Herstig had only been on the job for 26 hours when Hear for Good host Karen Sher welcomed him on the podcast! Brian talks about his family, his wealth of experience in the Jewish communal world, and his love for The Ohio State University. Find out even more about Brian by watching this YouTube video.

    • 22 min.
    December Match

    December Match

    As the calendar year comes to a close, so does Federation’s Annual Campaign. But this time, there’s a twist. Karen Sher interviews Federation’s Vice President of Development Julie Gibbs and Director of Campaign Operations Joel Frankel to talk about the December Match, a way to double the impact of your donation to Federation.

    • 15 min.
    Hear for Good on the Rocket Attacks Against Israel

    Hear for Good on the Rocket Attacks Against Israel

    As the violence in Israel and Gaza developed this week, our Hear for Good podcast taped a special episode to update our community on developments and Federation’s involvement with organizations providing aid to those affected. Host Karen Sher interviewed Mindee Fredman, who recently returned from a trip to Israel, and on Skype, Michael Oberlander, who was Federation’s Chief Philanthropy Officer and recently moved to Israel.

    • 21 min.
    Hear for Good Travels to Israel

    Hear for Good Travels to Israel

    For our 14th episode of our podcast, Hear for Good went to Israel, specifically to our sister cities of Yokneam and Megiddo. Mindee Fredman, Federation’s Vice President of Community Impact, traveled to the region recently and she interviewed two community leaders who are helping run programs Federation invests in there, particularly the Ethiopian Jewish community.

    • 32 min.
    The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Returns

    The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival Returns

    The St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is one of the largest and most respected festivals of its kind in the country. Now in its 41st year, the Festival returns Nov. 3 with famed fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi kicking off the fortnight of nationally known speakers who are either Jewish or writing on Jewish themes. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community Engagement, talks with Amy Bornstein, Festival Director, about this year’s Festival and the year-round work that went into putting it together.

    • 20 min.
    Poverty Simulator: It’s Not a Game

    Poverty Simulator: It’s Not a Game

    To put a spotlight on the issues those in poverty encounter every day, Congregation Temple Israel will host a community action poverty simulation experience in conjunction with National Council of Jewish Women - St. Louis. In this episode, Karen Sher, Federation’s Vice President of Community Engagement, talks with Nancy Litz, one of the co-chairs of the simulation event, and Felice Joyce, vice president for advocacy for the local section of NCJW, about the simulation and poverty in the St. Louis Jewish community.

    • 27 min.

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