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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 Lois Caplan
The 1963 announcement in the Jewish Light introducing Lois Caplan to readers. 

For More than Five Decades

Published June 8, 2016

Now is the time of the year

Published December 9, 2015
The William Shearburn Gallery will feature ‘Rose Parade,’ an exhibit of work by local Jewish artist Andrew Millner, from Sept. 25-Nov. 6. Photo:  Lou Bopp

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published September 16, 2015

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published July 2, 2015
Jewish steering committee members for Sing for Siteman.

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published June 3, 2015

Celebrating Hatebrakers

Published April 22, 2015

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published January 14, 2015

Kibbitzing with Caplan: Oct. 22, 2014

Published October 22, 2014

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published October 8, 2014

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published March 6, 2014

Meet the Courthouse Singers

Published January 2, 2014
Pictured are five of the 2013 Women of Achievement honorees: (from left) Margaret Israel, Peggy Nelson, Vida Prince, Sally Katzif and Sheila Greenbaum. Women of Achievement is currently seeking nominations for the organization’s 2014 honorees. Photo: Trotter Photography 

OF ALL THE NEW YEAR’S EVENTS…

Published December 11, 2013
Ken Kranzberg

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published October 16, 2013
Missouri River Country

Kibbitizing with Caplan

Published September 18, 2013
Columnist Lois Caplan

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published June 26, 2013

What a terrible week that was

Published May 30, 2013
Beverly Milder with a 1978 music class in her basement. Now in its its 35th year, Milder Musical Arts has 10 full-time teachers and 550 students weekly. As part of its anniversary year, Milder is seeking to reconnect with former students.

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published May 15, 2013
Lift for Life Academy founder Marshall Cohen. Lift for Life Academy is holding its 3rd Annual Celebrating Success Sewing Seeds Fashion Show.

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published May 1, 2013
Columnist Lois Caplan

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published April 10, 2013
Columnist Lois Caplan

Holy cow — I’m back

Published March 13, 2013
Columnist Lois Caplan

NCJW, NAMI honorees and arts notes

Published October 24, 2012
Columnist Lois Caplan

kibbitzing with caplan

Published September 12, 2012
A photograph by fine art photographer David Coblitz. Coblitz’s show runs from Friday, Aug. 3 through Thursday, Aug. 29 at the new Ober-Anderson Gallery in Kirkwood.

Games, art, kudos and roses

Published August 2, 2012
Photo from the Third Degree Glass Factory’s third Friday Open House event. The next open house will be on August 17 from 6 to 10 p.m. sy 5200 Delmar Boulevard. 

Sizzling summer events

Published July 4, 2012
Illuminated art lights the path for nighttime visitors to the Missouri Botanical Garden’s Chinese Lantern Festival.

Remembering Aaron

Published June 20, 2012
Howard Balzer performs in the 2010 Broadway Fantasies show.

Events from blitz to walk

Published May 9, 2012
Sylvia Mcnair

BEAUTY AND THE FEAST

Published April 25, 2012
Delia Ephron

Book Fest plans girl’s night out

Published April 18, 2012
 

NCJW welcomes Bravo’s Andy Cohen

Published March 21, 2012
 

Circus Flora, many congratulations

Published March 7, 2012
Nancy Falchuk

Awards galore and much more

Published January 25, 2012
Greg Johnston, Peggy Billo, Laurie McConnell, Adam Moskal,
Rachel Fenton perform. Photo: John Lamb

Lois returns to kibbitz

Published December 14, 2011
Columnist Lois Caplan

“SWIMMING SOLO”

Published May 25, 2011
Columnist Lois Caplan

PURPLE IS TO PANCREATIC CANCER

Published April 27, 2011
Columnist Lois Caplan

Hope Happens

Published April 13, 2011
Daniel  Lee, principal celloist of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, will perform at the
Sheldon Concert Hall  at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23.

Talent and heart health

Published January 19, 2011

Poetry, VNA, and “Knuffle Bunny”

Published January 12, 2011
Columnist Lois Caplan

Jewish Book Festival patron event

Published October 13, 2010
Columnist Lois Caplan

Honoring ‘Ageless’ St. Louisans

Published September 29, 2010
Columnist Lois Caplan

Women of Worth includes five Jewish women

Published September 15, 2010
Columnist Lois Caplan

Supporting a ‘Gateway to Hope’

Published August 25, 2010

AJC to honor Kalishmans

Published August 12, 2010

Kibbitzing with Caplan

Published July 21, 2010
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