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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Bernstein-Freeman Wedding

Bernstein-Freeman Wedding

June 17, 2021

Rachael Freeman and Scott Bernstein were married April 16, 2021 in Lebanon, Tenn. Rabbi Philip Rice officiated. Rachael is the daughter of Vince Freeman and Mary Collins of Nashville, Tenn., and the granddaughter of Wanda Freeman of Nashville, the...

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Dorshow-Voirol Wedding

June 7, 2021

Rachel Voirol and Samuel Dorshow were married May 16, 2021 at Congregation B’nai Amoona. Rabbi Jeffrey Abraham and Rabbi Carnie Rose officiated. Rachel is the daughter of William and the late Rebecca Voirol. She is the granddaughter of Lawrence...

Photo courtesy of Bri Whitman Photography

Gerchen-Heller Engagement

May 24, 2021

Gerchen-Heller Engagement Michelle Faye Gerchen, daughter of Ruth and David Gerchen of Chesterfield, and Jacob Emmanuel Heller, son of Paula and Steven Heller of West Windsor, N.J., have announced their engagement. Michelle is the granddaughter...

Newman-Legenzoff Engagement

Newman-Legenzoff Engagement

April 9, 2021

Sophie Newman, daughter of Stacey and Burt Newman of St. Louis, and Zach Legenzoff, son of Terri and Kevin Legenzoff of Wildwood, have announced their engagement. Sophie is the granddaughter of the late Bessie and Marcel Newman of St. Louis,...

Levy-Kupin Engagement

Levy-Kupin Engagement

April 8, 2021

Hayley M. Levy, daughter of Joel and Marcia Evers Levy of Creve Coeur, and Jacob A. Kupin, son of Michael and Rhonda Kupin of Rye Brook, N.Y., have announced their engagement. Levy is the granddaughter of Anita and the late Dr. William Evers, and...

70th Anniversary: Ron and Ina Makovsky

70th Anniversary: Ron and Ina Makovsky

March 25, 2021

Mazel Tov to Ron and Ina Makovsky in celebration of their 70th wedding anniversary on March 25th. They have two daughters, Lynda (Charles) Egan, Susan (Joel) Manesberg, and one granddaughter Lisa Egan. They have been long-time members of Nusach Hari...

60th Wedding Anniversary: Sandra and Gerald Mindel

60th Wedding Anniversary: Sandra and Gerald Mindel

March 10, 2021

Sandra and Gerald Mindel of Chesterfield celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.  They were married on March 5, 1961 in shul at Brakpan, South Africa where Sandra’s father, Nathan Weinberg, was Gabbah of the shul for 36 consecutive years. The couple...

Jennings-Levko Engagement

Jennings-Levko Engagement

March 10, 2021

Sarah Jennings, daughter of Maryann and David Jennings of Denver, and Zachary Levko, son of Susan and Fred Levko (formerly of Wildwood, Mo., and now living in Memphis), have announced their engagement. Sarah is the granddaughter of the late Virginia...

Sanford and Gloria Spitzer

Spitzers celebrate 70th anniversary

February 24, 2021

Sanford and Gloria Spitzer celebrate their 70th Wedding Anniversary on March 18. They will be honored at Congregation B’nai Amoona on the Shabbat before their anniversary, March 13.  Sandy is the son of S. Barney (z”l) and Margaret (z”l) Spitzer,...

Gerber-Eisen Wedding

Gerber-Eisen Wedding

February 10, 2021

Carly Gerber and Jonathan Eisen were married Nov. 1, 2020 at Towne & Oak in Winnetka, Ill. Rabbi Wendi Geffen of North Shore Congregation Israel officiated.  Carly is the daughter of Laura Gerber and Larry Gerber, both of Highland Park, Ill....

Zimmerman-Belogorodskiy Engagement

Zimmerman-Belogorodskiy Engagement

January 28, 2021

Marla Zimmerman and Pavel Belogorodskiy have announced their engagement. Marla is the daughter of Andy and the beloved Susie Zimmerman. She is the granddaughter of the late Monroe and Harriet Zimmerman and the late Dolores and Nathan Preston.Pavel is...

Elkin-Davis Engagement

Elkin-Davis Engagement

January 28, 2021

Jacqueline Elkin, daughter of Marilyn and Philip Elkin of Chesterfield, and Michael Davis, son of Bonnie and Steve Davis of Chesterfield, have announced their engagement. Jacqueline is the granddaughter of Genevieve and the late Irv Rondberg...

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