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St. Louis Post Dispatch article covering the Jewish and Muslim Day of Community Service.

The McGraw Show:

News of President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has sent waves throughout both the Jewish and Muslim communities in the St. Louis area.

Chesed Shel Emeth's re-dedication ceremony as covered by KSDK.

The St. Louis Post Dispatch covers the JCNA Day Camp being held at the International Institute for New American children.

Details on the Iftar Dinner as told by Sauce Magazine.

The local Jewish community is hosting an Iftar dinner for the Muslim community – as a sign of their friendship and growing solidarity.

On March 8th, over 200 people came to a Washington University panel discussion between Andrew Rehfeld, President and CEO of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, and Tarek El-Messidi, founder of CelebrateMercy. The conversation focused on continuing alliances between the Muslim and Jewish communities in order to combat hate.

CelebrateMercy, founded by Tarek El-Messidi, raised money towards the damages at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery. He visited the cemetery on March 9th.

JCRC discusses the impact of the arrest made in connection with bomb threats towards the Jewish Community.

NPR reports on the cemetery clean up at Chesed Shel Emeth and JCRC's role.

Governor Eric Greitens and Vice President Mike Pence joined a community-wide clean up effort of Chesed shel Emeth cemetery, followed by an interfaith vigil organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis

The JCRC-organized community response to the vandalism at Chesed shel Emeth cemetery was featured on Fox2now. Click the link above to read more and view video coverage.

Coverage of the clean-up efforts in response to the vandalism at Chesed shel Emeth cemetery, including participation from Vice President Mike Pence and Governor Eric Greitens, and JCRC-organized interfaith vigil.

Join Arts & Faith St. Louis for a multimedia performance exploring the common heritatge of Abraham for Jewish Muslim & Christian faiths.
Presented by the Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations Sat. March 11 at 8PM & Sun March 12 at 2PM John Burroughs School.

In this Op-Ed our Executive Director, Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, discusses the importance of valuing the wide array of community views in discussing Israel, and announces our Israel Micro-Grant Program.

Fox2 News features our annual collaboration between the JCRC and The Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis

The collaboration between the JCRC and The Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis, was featured on the local NPR St. Louis on the Air

The Ecumenical Leadership Council of Missouri credits our partnership in their statement that garnered national attention.