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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

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT: Cary J. Mogerman, Joseph J. Kodner, Melanie Paticoff Grossman, Mark Gershenson, Marci Mayer Eisen and Sam Opinsky. SECOND ROW: Jackie Heymann, Laurie Chod, Aaron Wahl, Jan Nykin, Paul Kravitz and Alice Handelman. THIRD ROW: Leeore Levinstein, Adam Schenberg and Josiah Simmons, Harlan Levin, Richie Levin and Blair Levin.

Jews in the News: June 7, 2017

Published June 8, 2017

Cary J. Mogerman and Joseph J. Kodner, partners at Zerman Mogerman LLC, co-authored the recently published book, “A Guide to Divorce in Missouri: Simple Answers to Complex Questions,”available on Amazon and at Barnes and Noble. It provides information...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Bob Kaiser, Gail Appleson, Gary Sarachan, Charles Weiss, Dr. Gary A. Ratkin and Dr. Paul S. Simons.SECOND ROW, From Left: Barry Greenberg, Robert Litz, Lynnsie Balk Kantor, Yvette Drury Dubinsky, Marlita Weiss and Maxine Clark.THIRD ROW, From Left: Sara Brodsky,  Jack J. Schramm and Teddy Vincent.

Jews in the News: May 3, 2017

Published May 4, 2017

Rabbi Howard and Susan Kaplansky will receive the American Jewish Committee’s Netzach Award on May 25. at the Four Seasons Hotel, 999 N. Second St., in downtown St. Louis. AJC St. Louis is honoring the Kaplanskys for their exemplary commitment to Jewish...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT: Harvey Citerman, Marlene Hammerman, Susie Berg, Suzy Bloch, Sam Broh, Toby Chod, Darryl Cohen, Ken Cohen, Renee Sigel-Hearst, Rachel Katzman and Mike Lefton.SECOND ROW, FROM LEFT: Scott Mannis, Lynne Palan, David Pereles, Joe Pereles, Andy Sandler, Monte Sandler, Judi Scissors, Danny Soshnik, Jennifer Soshnik, Julie B. Stern and Ricki Tischler.THIRD ROW, From Left:  Steve Tucker, Greg Yawitz, Michael Mandel, Brian Isele , Susie Gitt, Rabbi Josef Davidson, Jessie Goldberg, Donald Pearline, Pardes Lyons-Warren, Sophie Bernstein and Ariana Tobin.

Jews in the News: April 5, 2017

Published April 6, 2017

Harvey Citerman has joined Gatewood-Spalding Wealth Management as director of business development to assist with business development and consulting on complex business succession and estate planning for the firm’s client families. Citerman also spearheads...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Sally Levy, Adam Ariel, Alex Ozar, Amanda Packman and Jill Schupp.SECOND ROW, From Left: Jeff Vines, Randy Vines, Will Kodner, Tali Katz, and Dr. Mauricio Lisker-Melman.THIRD ROW, From Left:Bob Kaiser, Eva Amelia Goodman, Gavriel Weiner, Lynne Prywitch and Debbie Manber Kupfer.

Jews in the News: March 1, 2017

Published March 1, 2017

Sally Levy will be honored as a Major Contributor to the Arts at the St. Louis Visionary Awards on April 24. Levy and her late husband, John D. Levy, have been major supporters of Opera Theatre of St. Louis (OTSL) for more than 40 years. She is the namesake...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Mitch Baris, (Nadiv) Levi Rose, Robin Feder and Jeff Fox. SECOND ROW: Ellen Levy Siwak, Marshall Cohen, Barry Glantz, Jan Goldstein and Sally Katzif. THIRD ROW: Ellen Alper, Nick Smith, Steven Woolf, Sarah Falkoff and Jayme Fingerman. FOURTH ROW:  Linda Horwitz, Leonard Adreon, Gary Follman, Eric Weitz and Harvey Wolf.

Jews in the News: February 1, 2017

Published February 1, 2017

Mitch Baris has been promoted to director of fee businesses for Enterprise Bank & Trust.  A member of United Hebrew Congregation, Baris is responsible for running the tax credit services, mortgage and wealth management areas. Tom Streckfuss was...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Tim Balk, Sanford Goffstein, Susie Chasnoff, Bob Cohn and Adam Levin.SECOND ROW: Marlene Schuman, Rabbi Cindy Enger, Dr. Randy Aaranson, Dr. Robert Kramer and Dr. William Feinstein.

Jews in the News: January, 2017

Published January 4, 2017

The Institute of Real Estate Management has named Tim Balk, vice president-brokerage of Gershman Commercial Real Estate, commercial broker of the year.  Ken Schwartz was the recipient of the 2016 Jewish Family & Children’s Service Supervisor’s...

TOP ROW: Dr. Jaye Shyken, Phil Frischer, Randy Sue Weiss, Matthew Schuval, Dr. Edward Fliesher, Dr. Kenneth Levy, Jeremy Berkowitz and Brandy Scheer.SECOND ROW: Daniel Rosenbluth, Arthur S. Margulis, Daniel R. Sokol, David V. Capes, Gary R. Sarachan, Harvard W. Muhm, Jeffrey A. Cohen, and Mark E. Goodman. THIRD ROW: Michael A. Kahn, Michelle F. Schwerin, Sanford J.Boxerman, Richard Tishler, Mark Temkin, Ed Cohen, Tom Litz  and Cary Mogerman.FOURTH ROW: Steven Schwartz, Allan Zerman, Richard P. Sher, Bradley A. Winters, David S. Corwin,  Alan C. Kohn, Wendi Alper-Pressman and Scott Malin.

Jews in the News: December 7, 2016

Published December 7, 2016

Dr. Jaye Shyken, SLUCare maternal fetal medicine specialist, received the Dr. Corinne Walentik Provider/Practitioner Award at the Maternal, Child & Family Health Coalition annual Standing Up for Mothers and Babies Awards dinner in October. The award...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Tracy Reichman Kalik, Karen Stern, and Lori Baron.  SECOND ROW: Molly Shapiro, Joe Rogenbogen,  Michael Kaplan, Dr. Rob Rothenberg and Sanford Boxerman.THIRD ROW: David Capes, Amy Mandlman, Robyn Rosenberger, David Chernof, and JoAnne Levy

Jews in the News: October 5, 2016

Published October 5, 2016

Tracy Reichman Kalik, attorney and former St. Louisan, and her partners were honored as Trial Lawyers of the Year from Public Justice. They were part of the team that litigated Linde v. Arab Bank, one of the first cases to hold international banks accountable...

Top row, from left: Sheldon Low, Jason Goldman and Scott Rosenblum.Second row, from left: Drew Schwartz, Dr. Martin Seligman, Evan Glantz and Abby Eisen.Third row, from left: David Wright, Robert Feldman, Jane Roodman Weiss and Christine Lyss.

Jews in the News: September 2016

Published September 7, 2016

Former St. Louisan and Jewish rock recording artist, Sheldon Low, has released his fifth album, “Life.” The first single off the album entitled “Shehecheyanu (To Life)” was selected as the opening track for NFTY Ruach 5775, giving Low the distinction...

Top row, from left: Robert D. Litz, Rabbi Susan Talve, Craig Cohen, Marilyn and Ken Steinback, and Katie Garland.Second row, from left: Ben Cherry, Gail Appleson, Sharon Greenstein-Gorman, Judy Abrams, Becca Levine, and Danny Babitz.Bottom row, from left:  Leslie Wolf, Sandy Kramer, Diane Schuch, Merritt Mamroth, Jonathan Eisen, Noah Hartman and Daniel Lev.

Jews in the News: August 2016

Published August 3, 2016

Robert D. Litz has been reappointed chairman of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee of the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis. Litz is president of United States Arbitration & Mediation and serves on the Mediator and Senior Arbitrator...

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT: Dr. Paul J. Hauptman, Joshua Stueck, Harvey Brandvein, David Felix, Nancy Raben, and Sue Baseley.SECOND ROW, FROM LEFT: Adam Zoll, Juliana Wishne, Tony Spielberg, Jessica Goldberg, Ethan Orchard, and Jay O’Brien. THIRD ROW, FROM LEFT: Ilana Boyer, Jennifer Newfeld, Richard Rosenfeld, Rachel Krug,  Adam Sherberg,  and Jacob Perryman.

Jews in the News: May, 2016

Published May 4, 2016

Dr. Paul J. Hauptman, a cardiologist and assistant dean at the St. Louis University School of Medicine, has been named an inaugural Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA). Founded in 1994, the HFSA promotes patient and provider education,...

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