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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

Third graders Daphne Levy, Alan Fulson and Aviva Kiernan work on
a project during the first joint event between students of the
former Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis and the Saul
Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy. The schools have
merged to become the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School.

Day school merger offers chance to craft new identity

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Eight-year-old Faith Faro of Solomon Schechter Day School is excited as she cuts out and traces squirrel patterns in a classroom at the Chodorovsky Building on an unseasonably mild but foggy February morning. It may not feel quite like summer outside...

Merle Oberman helps Chloe fill her new backpack during National
Council of Jewish Womens Back to School! Store, held on Sunday at
Central Reform Congregation. For a gallery of images, visit
www.stljewishlight.com. Photo: Kristi Foster

NCJW helps 1,000 children during annual ‘Store’

By Leanne Ortbals, Jewish Light Intern July 27, 2011

As eight-year-old Malina browsed the Back-to-School! Store on Sunday, she wasn't distracted by former Missouri Senator Jean Carnahan walking alongside. Malina's only focus was the racks of clothes, shoes and school supplies packed into Central Reform...

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