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 Lisa Mandel
Unsung Hero, Jack Cohen at Bnai Torah

[Photo] Jack Cohen

Published March 19, 2022
NJT Directors

NJT Directors

Published August 17, 2016
Shabbat candles

Shabbat candles

Published March 2, 2016
Clergy panel

Clergy panel

Published January 21, 2015
Jewish-Muslim Day of Service

Jewish-Muslim Day of Service

Published December 31, 2014
Store owner

Store owner

Published December 3, 2014
Store owner 2014

Store owner 2014

Published December 3, 2014
Ferguson store

Ferguson store

Published December 3, 2014
Missouri History Museum president

Missouri History Museum president

Published July 24, 2014
Marvin Beckerman outside the Jewish Community Center. Photo: Lisa Mandel 

[Photo] Marvin Beckerman

Published May 21, 2014
Herb Eissman is pictured at The Resale Shop, which is run by National Council for Jewish Women - St. Louis Section. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Herb Eissman

Published May 22, 2013
Jan Baron in 2013. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Jan Baron

Published May 22, 2013
Rachel Miller at home, in front of paintings of three of her family members lost during the Holocaust— her mother, father and sister. A German prisoner of war created the portraits, working from photographs of the family. Photos: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Rachel Miller

Published May 22, 2013
Zubaida Ibrahim at the Daar ul-Islam mosque. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Zubaida Ibrahim

Published May 22, 2013
Portrait of Derek Cohn in 2013. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Derek Cohn

Published May 22, 2013
Portrait of Josh Goldman in 2013. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Josh Goldman

Published May 22, 2013
Marshall Cohen founded and directs the Lift for Life Academy and Gym. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Marshall Cohen

Published May 22, 2012
Unsung Hero Merle Hartstein in her U. City home. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Merle Hartstein

Published May 22, 2011
Unsung Hero Jack Cohen at Bnai Torah in St. Charles County. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Jack Cohen

Published May 22, 2011
2011 Unsung Hero Phyllis Cantor in her Creve Coeur home. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Phyllis Cantor

Published May 22, 2011
Lolle Boettcher poses in the Ohave Sholom cemetery. In the background is the Monument to Holocaust Victims dedicated by the Chevra Kadisha Ohave Sholom. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Lolle Boettcher

Published June 2, 2010
Sarijane Freiman (seated), with her daughter, Rebecca Helfer. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Sarijane Freiman

Published June 2, 2010
Leslie Caplan (left) performs with Marti Miller Hess and Ed Harris sing at the Hearts for Haiti fundraiser earlier this year at Central Reform Congregation. Caplan came up with the idea for the fundraiser and in three days time managed to organize the event with Jen Bersdale, Director of Advocacy and Communications at CRC, and a host of volunteers. Photo: Lisa Mandel

[Photo] Leslie Caplan

Published June 2, 2010
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