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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

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Lois N. Schrier

June 21, 2021

Lois N. Schrier, June 18, 2020 Beloved wife of Edward Richman and the late Jerome Schrier. Dear mother of Bruce (Larry Weitkemper) Schrier, Alan (Laurent Braun) Schrier, Ellen (Lanny) Schrier Dacus and the late Scott Schrier.  Loving stepmother of...

Dorothy “Dot” Cohen

Dorothy “Dot” Cohen

June 21, 2021

Dorothy “Dot” Cohen, June 19, 2021 Loving wife of the late Charles “Chuck” Cohen and the late Millard “Mickey” Komm.  Daughter of the late Abraham and Helen Multin and sister to Sylvia and Lillian.  Mother of Barry Komm (Susan) and...

Jerrold Irving Chervitz

Jerrold Irving Chervitz

June 20, 2021

Jerrold Irving Chervitz, June 19, 2021. Beloved husband just a day short of 56 years and soulmate of Zeta Zlepper Chervitz; amazing father and father-in-law of Chad Chervitz and Darren Chervitz (Keri); beloved Zayda of Macy and Alia Chervitz, loving...

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Rochelle “Shelly” Lieberman

June 18, 2021

Rochelle “Shelly” Lieberman, June 16, 2021 Beloved wife of the late Walter Lieberman for 51 years.  Dear mother of Ellen (Jan Peterson) Roder and Jeff (Dawn) Lieberman.  Loving grandmother of Abby and Jimmy Roder and Asher and Mason Lieberman. ...

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Nadine S. Goldstein

June 17, 2021

Nadine S. Goldstein, June 14, 2021 Beloved sister of Barbara Lynne Maia Goldstein, Elaine Hope (Mark) Froneberger and Sheldon Irvin (Michelle) Goldstein.  Dear daughter of Shirley and Jack Louis Goldstein.  Loving aunt of Sofia Ilanit Maia Goldstein,...

Shirley Mae Alberstat

Shirley Mae Alberstat

June 13, 2021

Shirley Mae Alberstat (nee Fleishman) Died June 7, 2021 Born August 26, 1923. Beloved wife of the late George Alberstat for 62 years. Loving mother of Terry Wesler, Susan (Allan) Cohen, and the late Mark Alberstat. Devoted grandmother of Michael...

Szyfra Braitberg

Szyfra Braitberg

June 11, 2021

Szyfra Braitberg, June 11, 2021 Szyfra Braitberg was born in Lodz, Poland on March 19, 1919, to Itzhak Tenenbaum and Gita Milszteyn. She beat tuberculosis, which killed her mother and sister. Szyfra saw her Polish neighbors throw flowers as Germans...

Jeannine Meyer Kaufman

Jeannine Meyer Kaufman

June 10, 2021

Jeannine Meyer Kaufman, June 8, 2021 Beloved wife of the late Alan Kaufman; Beloved mom to her four daughters and son-in-laws Lynda Baum (Marc), Deb Placey (Ed), Wendy Gellman (Mark), and Tracy Petch (Rob); Dear sister-in law to Leslie Kaufman (the...

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Nancy F. Seifer

June 9, 2021

Nancy F. Seifer, June 8, 2021 Beloved daughter of the late Munro and Anne Seifer.  Dear sister of Dr. Irl (Rainy) Seifer.  Loving aunt of Michel (Holly) Seifer and Stefanie Seifer.  Beloved great aunt of Sam and Cole Seifer. Private services were...

Elmer Esrock

Elmer Esrock

June 9, 2021

Elmer Esrock, 102, died peacefully June 4, 2021 at Sunrise for Senior Living in Beverly Hills, CA. Beloved husband of Zella Esrock. Father to Ellen (McCormick Brubaker) Esrock, Bernard (Jill) Esrock and Allen (Ellen Ginsburg) Esrock. Grandfather...

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Harvey “Duke” Cotlar

June 7, 2021

Harvey “Duke” Cotlar, June 6, 2021 Beloved husband and partner of Barbara Cotlar; dear father of Merle Fox (the late Greg) and Andy Cotlar; fun-loving grandfather of Matthew, Peter, Megan, and Eli Fox; dear brother of the late Martin Cotlar (Sally)...

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Edward Lander

June 4, 2021

Edward Lander, June 4, 2021 Beloved husband of the late Marlene J. Lander for 55 years.  Dear father of Vicki (the late Jack Oglander) Lander, Michael (Mary George) Lander and Stephanie (Scott) Rhea.  Loving grandfather “pawpaw” of Cooper, Ryder...

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