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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Adelsteins celebrate 60th anniversary

Adelsteins celebrate 60th anniversary

January 20, 2022

Harriet and David Adelstein recently celebrated their 60th anniversary. The couple has three children, Cheryl Adelstein (Dan Davison), Michael Adelstein and Wendy Adelstein, and two grandchildren, Hannah Davison and Mara Davison. Harriet (Noveson)...

Photo: Shana Tozer Photography

Birth Announcement: Madison Ava Jolly

January 19, 2022

David and Emily Jolly of Chesterfield would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Madison Ava Jolly, on Dec. 9, 2021 at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, weighing 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Madison is the granddaughter of Steve and Jeanette Jolly...

Harvey and Wilma Gerstein Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Harvey and Wilma Gerstein Celebrate 65th Anniversary

January 18, 2022

On Feb. 10, Harvey and Wilma Gerstein (Tennenbaum) will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary. Life has been good to the couple. At 86 years old, they are both very active, enjoying long daily walks together and traveling to Arizona, where they...

Brodsky-Kootman Engagement

Brodsky-Kootman Engagement

January 4, 2022

Sara Brodsky, daughter of Andrea and Randy Brodsky of St. Louis, and Jason Kootman, son of Marc and Cheryl Kootman of St. Louis, have announced their engagement. Sara is the granddaughter of Carl Golder and the late Anita Golder, and the late Rose...

Murov-Snow Wedding

Murov-Snow Wedding

January 4, 2022

Jonah Samuel Murov and Amanda Brooke Snow were married Oct. 10, 2021 at Beth Emeth Bais Yehuda Synagogue in Toronto, where Rabbi Howard Morrison officiated. Jonah is the son of Hedy Ehrlich and Barry Murov of Clayton. He is the grandson of the...

Birth Announcement: Anaelle Joy Weber

Birth Announcement: Anaelle Joy Weber

December 14, 2021

Brian and Sarah Weber of Dallas would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Anaelle Joy Weber, on Nov. 29, 2021, weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces. Anaelle is the granddaughter of Douglas and Sheryl Weber of St. Louis, and Gary and Marian Crighton...

Salky-Weinstein Wedding

Salky-Weinstein Wedding

December 14, 2021

Ellie Salky and Jared Weinstein were married Aug. 7, 2021 at Westwood Country Club, where Rabbi Jim Bennett of Congregation Shaare Emeth officiated. Ellie is the daughter of Molly and Kenny Salky of St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Lee and Burney...

Jim and Barbara Baer celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

Jim and Barbara Baer celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary

December 14, 2021

Jim and Barb Baer of Olivette are happy to announce the celebration of their 50th year of marriage on the weekend of Dec. 17-18. The actual date is Dec. 26, 1971. But to accommodate holiday travel for their children and four grandsons, the celebration...

Ignite YP ends Hanukkah with a bang of a party!

Ignite YP ends Hanukkah with a bang of a party!

Jordan Palmer, CHIEF DIGITAL CONTENT OFFICER December 6, 2021

St. Louis has a multitude of groups and communities offering educational and social opportunities for younger Jewish men and women. One such group, Ignite YP is a Young Professional (YP) organization dedicated to extending Jewish learning opportunities...

Bar Mitzvah: Sam Alfred Abeles

Bar Mitzvah: Sam Alfred Abeles

November 16, 2021

Sam Alfred Abeles became a bar mitzvah Nov. 13, 2021 at Congregation Temple Israel. A seventh-grade student at Wydown Middle School, Sam is the son of Jenny and Zach Abeles of Clayton.  Sam is the grandson of Jane and Mark Tucker, and Bette and Ron...

Photo: Lauren Nicole Imagery

Starr-DuBois Wedding

November 16, 2021

Samantha Rachel Starr and Ryan Christopher DuBois were married Oct. 2, 2021 at Meadowbrook Country Club, where Rabbi Amy Feder officiated.   Samantha is the daughter of Jill and Steve Starr of St. Louis. She is the granddaughter of Gloria Starr of...

Birth Announcement: Ariel Elías Münster

Birth Announcement: Ariel Elías Münster

November 16, 2021

Rena and Roberto Münster of Olivette would like to announce the birth of their son, Ariel Elías Münster, on Oct. 26, 2021, weighing 8 pounds. Ariel is the grandson of Mark and Judy Hoffman of Clayton, and Ricardo and Irene Münster of Rockville, Md.

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