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

Cheryl Baehr

June 8, 2021

Dan Buffa

May 12, 2021

Margi Lenga Kahn

Margi Lenga Kahn

May 11, 2021

Margi Lenga Kahn is the mother of five and grandmother of eight. A cooking instructor at the Kitchen Conservatory, she is working on a project to preserve the stories and recipes of heritage cooks. She welcomes your comments and suggestions at [email protected]

Eric Mink is a freelance writer and editor and teaches film studies at Webster University.  He is a former columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Daily News in New York. Contact him at ericmink1@gmail.com. 

Eric Mink

May 10, 2021

Eric Mink is a freelance writer and editor and teaches film studies at Webster University.  He is a former columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Daily News in New York. Contact him at [email protected]

Bill Motchan

May 6, 2021

Robert A. Cohn is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the St. Louis Jewish Light. 

Robert A. Cohn

May 6, 2021

Robert A. (Bob) Cohn is a native of St. Louis (b. 1939). He is a graduate of University City High School (Class of 1957) and is a member of the U. City High School Hall of Fame. Bob is also a graduate of Washington University with degrees in English,...

Alec Baris

Alec Baris

May 6, 2021

Alec graduated from the University of Missouri last year with a degree in Communications and Minor in Psychology. A proud alum of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, his best memories in Columbia were participating in the bi-annual philanthropy, "AEPi Rock-A-Thon." Born...

Jordan Palmer

Jordan Palmer

May 6, 2021

Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-Chief of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Ellen Futterman

May 6, 2021

A native of Westbury, New York, Ellen Futterman broke into the world of big city journalism as a general assignment reporter for the Los Angeles Herald-Examiner in the latter part of the 20th century. Deciding that Tinsel Town was not exciting enough...

Eric Berger

Eric Berger

January 5, 2021

Eric is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and started his journalism career in Boonville, Mo., a town of less than 10,000 people about 40 minutes west of Columbia. He is fairly certain that he was the only Jew in town. He spent one year...

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