A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

The J to host job fair; Applicants may be hired on-site

The J to host job fair; Applicants may be hired on-site

Published April 20, 2022

The St. Louis Jewish Community will host a job fair later this month ahead of the summer season. The J will host the in-person event on Sunday, April 24 from 1-4pm at the Staenberg Family Complex gym in Creve Coeur. The J is hiring positions across...

Cheryl Maayans new move keeps her in education and St. Louis

Cheryl Maayan’s new move keeps her in education and St. Louis

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished March 28, 2022

A lifetime commitment to education is something Cheryl Maayan made a long time ago. And while her title may be changing, her pledge to that decision remains stronger than ever. In October 2021, Maayan, 53, the longtime head of school at Saul Mirowitz...

Jillian Shatken, photo courtesy of The Source.

Jewish Wash U grad Jillian Shatken making it big in NYC fashion scene

Leslie McCarthy and Jordan PalmerPublished March 27, 2022

As a student designer in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Jillian Shatken, BFA ’07, never aspired to be the head of a fashion label. But if her time at Washington University taught her anything, it’s that when a creative opportunity...

From Chihuly to chemicals, Faith Bergers second act is about the art of science

From Chihuly to chemicals, Faith Berger’s second act is about the art of science

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished February 22, 2022

When we began our "Second Acts" series we thought the stories would be about people who found a new calling for themselves after a successful career. Until now, that has included people who retired from arguably high stress, high power positions to a...

How Adam Birenbaum went from intern to CEO

How Adam Birenbaum went from intern to CEO

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished December 15, 2021

I have always been fascinated by how people get to where they are in life, professionally. Year's ago, I turned this idea into a series of television stories called "First Jobs" and remember interviewing a CEO of a local health food business, and learned...

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