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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

The AEPi Rock-A-Thon in 2015.

Mizzou fraternity plans annual ‘Rock-A-Thon’ fundraiser

April 20, 2017

The University of Missouri-Columbia chapter of the Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity will hold its biennial “Rock-A-Thon” philanthropy April 27-29. The money raised will go toward the American Cancer Society for Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma research.The event has...

Ellen Rosenbaum talks during a meeting of Achraiyut (Hebrew for ‘to assume responsibility’) at Congregation Neve Shalom. The group, founded in 1993, is for individuals living with mental illness. The group meets the first Monday of the month. Although most of the group’s members are Jewish, it is open to individuals of other faiths as well.

Confronting mental illness: No easy answers

By Ellen Futterman, Editor June 6, 2012

Jason Wilson wants people to understand that although he hasn’t been able to work full time since 1999, he’s neither lazy nor is he a loser. What he is, he explains, his voice choking with emotion, is mentally ill. The 41-year-old was diagnosed with...

Alex Dubinsky

Alex Dubinsky, United Hebrew Congregation

April 25, 2012

Alex and his family have been involved with Friends of Kids with Cancer for the past nine years. His 10-year old sister, Blair, is a cancer survivor. So it was a no surprise when he chose to support this organization for his mitzvah project. Son of Karen...

Save the date for the Wyman Orange Carpet Gala, A Night at the Oscars

Camp Wyman, COCA, Titanic commemoration

By Lois Caplan, Special to the Jewish Light February 22, 2012

THE WYMAN ORANGE CARPET GALA, "A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS" promises to be a star-studded evening of glamour and glitz celebrating Wyman's work with young people in St. Louis.  On Saturday, March 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 999 N. Second Street in downtown...

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