Focus Israel UH
This committee plans programs to help UH members connect with the larger community on issues concerning Israel. They also meet several times a year and discuss current events. They often bring in speakers and Israel themed movies. Focus Israel also sponsors Israel Shabbat each year.
Open to teens currently in 10th-12th grade
Kesher Birthright Israel Trips
URJ Kesher is a Birthright Israel trip organizer. Each trip is 10-days and absolutely free. Eligible participants are Jewish, ages 18-26 and seeking a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Israel
Henrietta and Eli Spielberg Israel Scholarship Foundation Fund
This fund was established to provide assistance to worthy UH students who are interested in study and travel in Israel. Click here to apply. All applications for travel during the upcoming year are due by January 31. Contact Esther Olson with any questions.
Jewish Federation of St. Louis Teen and Young Adult Scholarships and Subsidies
The Israel Center offers several different types of scholarships and grants to ease the cost of a quality Israel experience. Choose the type of funding opportunity that best fits your needs. Click here for more information.
Help Israel, Help UH
UH earns 20% for each sale of trees and other JNF products through our website. Purchase your trees by clicking here.
We are partnered with the Megido Regional Community Initiative, Israel as part of the DOMIM-aLike project- the Israel-Diaspora relations project of the Israel Movement for Reform and Progressive Judaism. DOMIM– aLike was established together with the Israel Ministry of Diaspora Affairs. It fosters partnerships between Reform and Progressive congregations in Israel and around the world.