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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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Photos: B’nai Amoona Mitzvah Day

Bill Motchan, Special To The Jewish LightPublished May 6, 2024

Congregation B’nai Amoona members gathered on Sunday, May 5 for the 7th annual Mitzvah Day. During the yearly event, teams of adults and children participate in mitzvah projects that benefit area nonprofit organizations, shelters, hospitals and first...

Nancy and Ken Kranzberg, and their daughters, Lily Dulan and Mary Ann Srenco

Photos: Kranzberg family receives AJC Netzach Award

Published February 13, 2024

Nancy and Ken Kranzberg, and their daughters, Lily Dulan and Mary Ann Srenco, received the AJC Netzach Award for the family’s longstanding commitment and service to the Jewish community and beyond. The AJC Netzach Award honors Jewish families whose...

St. Louis trio Geezer House welcome 2024, Tel Aviv style

St. Louis trio “Geezer House” welcome 2024, Tel Aviv style

Bill Motchan, Special To The Jewish LightPublished January 1, 2024

Nearly 50 mid-day revelers celebrated the new year eight hours early on Dec. 31 for a mid-afternoon concert and singalong at the Focal Point. “New Year's Eve In Tel Aviv” kicked into high gear at 4 p.m. Central, or midnight in Israel. It was the...

Photos: Large WashU crowd enjoys first Shabbat of semester

Published September 11, 2023

A record-breaking crowd of 395 students gathered to join the community at Chabad at Washington University for the first Shabbat of the semester. Photos were taken just prior to Shabbat.

Not Your Parents Group

Not Your Parents Group

Published August 14, 2023

NYPG is a group of 20- to 30-somethings who meet once a month for a social outing. A group of 20 met in June at Pieces. The events are open to the entire Jewish community — no affiliation is required. For more information, email Liessa Alperin at...

National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis Installation Event 

National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis Installation Event 

Published July 27, 2023

On Wednesday, May 24, the National Council of Jewish Women gathered to celebrate the incoming officers and board members along with retiring members.

A record crowd enjoyed a beautiful evening celebrating the honorees and Young Israel of St. Louis

Young Israel of St. Louis: Gala 2023

Published July 26, 2023

On June 13th, congregation members of Young Israel gathered to honor Jonty and Juli-Ann Felsher. The celebration was a great success. 

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