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

All content by By Ellen Futterman
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What did the apple say to the honey?

Published September 4, 2020
Photo: Mike Sherwin

Granny Rose’s Kasha Varnishkes

Published January 25, 2018
In this picture from a  May post on his Twitter account (@bcsolomon), Ben C. Solomon (right) is shown with Gordon, an ambulance driver Solomon met during his coverage of the Ebola crisis for the New York Times.  

Pray ‘n Play

Published September 16, 2015
A prototype  of the bookcase/table and chair that the Roosevelt HIgh School shop students will create for fellow students in the St. Louis Public Schools. 

A whole new pew

Published May 7, 2014
Frazier Glenn Cross (left) and Joseph Paul Franklin.   Photos courtesy Johnson County, Kan. Sheriff’s Department (Cross) and Missouri Department of Corrections.  

Same hate, different year

Published April 16, 2014
Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School teacher Sue Lapp working with third-grade students Ilana Boyer, Adli Jacobs and Isaac Benjamin during the school’s first STEAM day.  

STEAMing Ahead

Published April 2, 2014
Jason Ast and Andrea Surasky 

News & Schmooze

Published January 1, 2014
Members of the community came together for the dedication of the community mikvah on the Millstone Campus in honor of the late Rebbetzin Paula Rivkin. Photo: Lisa Mandel 

All a-board? Not exactly

Published October 30, 2013
Performers come together at the close of the 9-11 Interfaith Memorial in Music held in 2012. The annual event has spurreda yearlong  series of Arts & Faith events. Photo: Ray Marklin

Building harmony in St. Louis

Published August 28, 2013
Madison Reynolds, Savannah Viragh and Kayla Brown, middle school students from St. Mary Margaret Alacoque check out the Holocaust Museum and Learning Centers new, interactive exhibit on its opening day. Photo: Yana Hotter

Break the hate / Chai road

Published December 12, 2012
Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Good times with a good man

Published November 28, 2012
Pajamagrams for the whole family, Rover included.

Eight nights of my favorite things

Published November 21, 2012
Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

EGG-traordinary

Published November 14, 2012
Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Singing for your sustenance

Published November 7, 2012
Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Nuts for everyone! 

Published October 10, 2012
Ellen Futterman

Opportunities knock Next Dor

Published October 20, 2010
Ellen Futterman

A legacy of love and giving

Published October 13, 2010
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