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Challenges For Lone Soldiers
(and others in combat)

Sunday, August 28
 3:30 PM at NHBZ
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650 N Price Rd, Olivette, MO 63132


IDF Veteran


IDF Veteran.


IDF Veteran.


Donations arriving
THANK YOU to our wonderful volunteers in Israel. Our volunteers assembled 150 toiletries packages to be distributed to the IDF soldiers.
Each package includes: a high end hanging toiletry bag, toothbrush case, soap container , Shampoo/body wash,
 deodorant and a cellphone battery charger.

Toiletries Packages

December 2021

Volunteers in Israel

Robes arriving in December 2021

Watch a short clip

Click on image to watch a short clip

Last September, Shaving Israel gave Gan-Vanof 95 dri-fit towels to be distributed to the IDF soldiers.
Due to Covid-19, their event was cancelled. 
Now they are having their event for their graduates/soldiers and they are going to distribute the dri-fit towels.

אורית היקרה,
הזדמנות נהדרת עם התמונות ברקע לומר לכם שוב תודה ענקית !!
הצוות והחיילים מעריכים מאד !
סיפרנו להם על העמותה, התרגשו מאד מהיוזמה שלכם
תודה רבה !
translation on the right 

The New Shaving Israel sign 

Original Hebrew on the left:

Dear Orit,
A great opportunity with the pictures in the background to say a huge thank you again!!
The team here and the soldiers appreciate it very much!
We told them about the organization (Shaving Israel), they were very touched from your initiative

Toda Raba!

2 soldiers (finally) receiving
a gift from Shaving Israel.

Finally, this June, the gifts were distributed to
the soldiers. 
Due to Covid-19, graduation was postponed

Read Laura Goldmeier' s Thank You Speech at NHBZ on Dec 12

From l. to r. Mimi, Meira, Rosalie, Devy, Rachel, Irl and Mike

Image Description

Shaving Israel Honored by NHBZ

Honored by NHBZ
Shaving Israel being honored!

December 12th, 2021

Thank You, Evan!   

Learn more about Evan's amazing Bar Mitzvah Project
There is an idea for you!

Laura Honored

Jewish Light's Annual

Unsung Heroes Award 2021

Laura Goldmeier
Unsung Hero 2021, President of Shaving Israel, and so much more!
We are so proud of you!

The most meaningful act you can do to honor Laura, is a contribution to Shaving Israel

Well Deserved.....

Woman of Achievement 

Our Founder 

Rachel Miller - Woman of Achievement 2021
Rachel Goldman Miller, who is receiving the award for lifetime service. Miller is the founder of local nonprofit Shaving Israel, which raises funds and awareness to purchase personal hygiene items for soldiers in the Israeli Defense Forces. A Holocaust survivor, Miller regularly speaks about her experiences at the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum. The 10 honorees will be recognized during an hourlong awards celebration that will be broadcast onSt. Louis PBS affiliate KETC-TV (Channel 9) September 13, at 7 PM

Quote from St. Louis Jewish Light
Rachel Miller at home, in front of paintings of three of her family members lost during the Holocaust— her mother, father and sister. A German prisoner of war created the portraits, working from photographs of the family. (Lisa Mandel)

Gloria Feldman

Shaving Israel folks in the News

Shaving Israel congratulates board member Gloria Kaplan Feldman on the groundbreaking for the new St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum.
Ms. Feldman is a Holocaust survivor and
local philanthropist.

We are honored to have her serve on our board.

A glimpse of past events
Shaving Israel - getting together

Past Events

Events in the not so distant past 

Talia - a St. Louis Lone Soldier

July 29, 2018
Talia Wolkowitz speaks at NHBZ


December 8, 2019
The Movie Noodle