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

You know you’re really old but ‘not dead yet’ when….

You know you’re really old but ‘not dead yet’ when….

BY BARBARA BALLINGER AND MARGARET CRANE February 28, 2022

Aging is a challenge as we all know. However, it no longer means having to sit home alone, in a rocking chair on the porch or waiting for the phone to ring. As aging boomers, whether healthy or not, let’s try to spend our time doing what we can and...

Bob Cohn

On being 80, socially distant and grateful

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 14, 2020

According to the Torah, Moses was 80 years old when he led the Israelites through the 40-year Exodus out of Egypt to the edge of the Promised Land.  Now I am 80 years old and while I would not try to compare myself to Moses, our Greatest Prophet who...

By Sarah Z. Levinson

Aging is a fact of life to embrace and cherish

By Sarah Z. Levinson July 11, 2019

Kudos to the Jewish Light for several inspiring articles written last month: Eric Berger’s “Move-in day approaching at Covenant” on June 13; an editorial on “Fulfilling the Covenant” on June 20; and Ellen Futterman’s “Couple gets second...

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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.