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Sponsors & Sponsorship Opportunities


Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival is able to promote events year-round, featuring talented, best-selling, award-winning authors and entertainers. This leads to the Festival receiving local and national recognition as the premiere Jewish Book Festival in the United States. Thank you for your support!

Become a Sponsor

For sponsorship options and level-specific benefits please click here to view our sponsorship form.

All Sponsors Receive

  • Preferred Seating & Reserved Parking on November 2018 Festival’s Opening Night
  • Reserved Front Section Seating throughout the November 2018 Festival
  • Sponsor Recognition in more than 15,000 brochures & more than 1,000 Opening Night Programs for the 2018 Festival
  • Sponsor names displayed on lobby easel at all Festival literary events, through June 2019
  • Sponsor names highlighted on Festival website

Festival events are coordinated by the J’s Cultural Arts Department, supported by more than 100 corporate and individual sponsors, and co-sponsored by more than 50 community organizations and book clubs.

Become a Co-Sponsoring Organization

The Festival’s continued success and generous audiences are due in large part to the many wonderful co-sponsoring organizations and representatives that help promote the two-week-long event every year. Your organization can help make the Festival a cultural highlight of the community.

Co-Sponsorship comes with a wealth of benefits for you and your organization:

  • Recognition of your organization in more than 10,000 Festival brochures
  • Recognition of your organization in more than 1,000 Opening Night programs
  • 2 complimentary tickets to the program your organization is co-sponsoring
  • 2 reserved, front section seats to the program your organization is co-sponsoring
  • When available, opportunities to introduce the author or welcome the audience at your co-sponsored program
  • When available, opportunities to escort and have photos with your co-sponsored author
  • A release to customize for your organization’s newsletter/website, promoting your presence & involvement with the Festival

Your organization can co-sponsor the Festival for $125.

For additional information about becoming a Festival Co-Sponsor, please contact Amy Bornstein, Director, Literary & Jewish Arts, 314-442-3152.

Thank you for your support and please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions.

2018 Sponsors

Publisher’s Choice Sponsors


People of the Book Sponsors

center for jewish learning



Fox Family Foundation
Jean & Stan Margul

Authors Circle Sponsors





Stuart & Marie Block
Jerry & Rosalie Brasch
Robin & David Chervitz
Judith Gall
Sidney Guller
The Harvey Kornblum Foundation
Ann S. Lux
Paul & Betty Mendelson
Maxine & Steven Mirowitz
Samuel Krupnick Memorial Scholar-in-Residence Fund
Todd Siwak & Gianna Jacobson
Gloria & Sanford Spitzer Foundation

Literary Chair Sponsors

Berger Memorial Chapel/Richard and Linda Stein & Emily Stein MacDonald
Gail & David Berwald
Joseph Burstein and Family, in Loving Memory of Geraldine Burstein
The Delmar Gardens Family
Eidelman & Traub DDS, Inc.
Eileen Schneider Edelman
In Loving Memory of Rubin Feldman by Glorida Feldman & Family
Diane & Paul Gallant
Gallop Family Foundation
Bob Germain & Bruce Glatter
Gail Glaser
Goldstein & Pressman, P.C.
Debbi Grebler in Memory of David M. Grebler
Bethe & Gary Growe
In Loving Memory of Betty Hearsh by Howard Hearsh
Terry & Harvey Hieken
Margie Horowitz
Judith & Ted Isaacs
Jewish Federation of St. Louis
Phyllis & Stephen Kamenetzky
Nancy & Kenneth Kranzberg
Kuhn Foundation
Myrtle & Bernard Kornblum’s Changing World Fund
Carole C. Levin
Steve & Felicia Malter
Howard & Ilene Pakett
Nancy & Jerry Raskas
Rabbi Carnie & Mrs. Paulie Rose
RubinBrown LLP
The Rubin Family Foundation
Dana & Barry Sandweiss
Judi Scissors & Sam Broh
Regina Shapiro & Paula Sigel in Memory of our Fathers Hymen & Harry “Pete” Glovinsky
Marsha & David Soshnik
Saint Louis Science Center
Ultra-Color Corporation
UMSL Center for the Humanities
Karen Yoffie

Pageturner Sponsors

Penny & Marc Alper
Rita & Ed Balk
Judy & Les Berger
B’nai B’rith St. Louis Missouri Lodge #22
Martha & Jim Bogart
Edie & Harvey Brown
Marilyn & Steven Brown
Busey Bank
Paul & Elissa Cahn
Marla & Edward Cohen
Nonie Cohen and Family
Florence Cohn
Debbie & Jeffrey Dalin
Jennifer & Jonathan Deutsch
Elke Koch Interiors
Gail & Charles Eisenkramer
Irene Fox & Floyd Emert
Stephen & Edie Feman
Stan & Rochelle Ferdman
Naomi & Shanon Forseter
Dr. Bruce Frank & Enid Weisberg Frank
Julie & Leonard Frankel
Dr. William & Hillary Friedman
Carolyn & Chuck Furfine
Debbie Gilula
Dorette & Ed Goldberg
Sam Goldstein, CPA, CFP
Cindi & Keith Guller
Rochelle Kraines Harris in Memory of Les Harris
Myrna & Arnie Hershman
Irene & Jim Hirschfield
Joanne & Joel Iskiwitch
Margaret & Martin Israel
Guy B. Jaffe & Judy Schwartz Jaffe Charitable Foundation
Debra & Stephen Jonas
Karin Krakover
Gail & Carl Lang
Elaine Lending
Lois C. Levin
Boobie & Ronald Light and Family
Merle & Richard Linkemer
Marilyn Lipman
Jerri & Bill Livingston
Rochelle Weiss & Stephen Loeb
Alice & Alan Ludmer
The Mancini Family
Ricki & Neil Marglous
Sue Matlof & Michael Cohen
Louis Myers
Rosalind & Sanford Neuman
Phyllis Hyken & Jerry Nuell
Merle & Marty Oberman
Jim White & Cindy Payant
Edwin Pepper & Associates
Mary & Sanford Pomerantz
Adinah & Heschel Raskas
JoAnn Raskas & Ron Rosen
Marilyn & Gary Ratkin
Leslie & Jacob Reby
Nancy & Kevin Rhein
Jodie & Sue Rich
Betty & Bud Rosenbaum
Barbara & Don Rubin
Julie & Monte Sandler
Eileen & Larry Schechter
Helen & Julian Seeherman
Andy & Stan Shanker
The Singer Law Firm, Donald S. Singer & John R. Singer
Ann & Alan Spector
Frank & Veronica Spielberg
Edward Spielberg
Julie B. & Tim Stern
Alan & Bonnie Templeton
Elaine & Marc Tenzer
Total Interior Designs
Dr. & Mrs. Les Trubow
Art & Lisa Weiss
Dr. Alvin & Ray Wenneker
Jan & Steve Winston
Aleene Schneider Zawada
Sharon Zelman
Cynthia Kagan Frohlichstein and Vivian Zwick

2018 Co-Sponsoring Organizations

Community Co-Sponsoring Organizations

American Jewish Committee
Anti-Defamation League, Missouri/Southern Illinois
Bais Abraham Congreation
B’nai Amoona Sisterhood
Central Reform Congregation
Congregation Shaare Emeth
Congregation Temple Israel
Holocaust Museum & Learning Center
International Institute of St. Louis
Jewish Community Relations Council
Jewish Family & Children’s Service
Jewish Student Union
Jewish War Veterans, Post 644
Kol Rinah Sisterhood
Maryville University Hillel
NA’AMAT USA – St. Louis Council
National Council of Jewish Women
Nusach Hari B’nai Zion
Ready Readers
Sharsheret Supports
Shaving Israel
Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community
St. Louis County Library
St. Louis Jewish Light
St. Louis Rabbinical Association
Temple Israel Education Center
Traditional Congregation
United Hewbrew Congregation
Women’s Auxillary Foundation for Jewish Aged

Co-Sponsoring Book Clubs

A La Carte Book Club
Book Babes
Literary Ladies
International Literary Ladies
Mah Jong Book Club
Novel Women
Page Turners
Temple Emanuel Book Club
The Bookees
The Roundtable