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

Light wins two Jewish journalism awards

Light wins two Jewish journalism awards

STAFF REPORT July 7, 2020

The St. Louis Jewish Light won two Simon Rockower Awards, the annual prizes for excellence in Jewish journalism given by the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) for work published in 2019.AJPA honors excellence in Jewish journalism and represents...

Eric Berger, Jewish Light staff writer.

Jewish Light staffer receives national awards

July 6, 2017

The St. Louis Jewish Light and staff writer Eric Berger have won two Rockower Awards given by the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) for work published last year. AJPA honors excellence in Jewish journalism and represents Jewish media organizations,...

Robert A. Cohn

Jewish Light wins four national journalism awards

Staff Report July 20, 2016

The St. Louis Jewish Light received four first-place awards from the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) for stories the newspaper published in 2015.AJPA, which represents Jewish media organizations, journalists and communications professionals,...

The Jewish Light earned a first place award for Outstanding Website from the American Jewish Press Association. The award was one of five Simon Rockower Awards for Excellence in Jewish Journalism for 2011 received by the paper. 

Putting Jewish journalism into perspective

BY LARRY LEVIN, Publisher/CEO June 20, 2012

As noted scholar and Jewish historian Jonathan Sarna suggested at the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) annual conference last week in Philedelphia, news organizations such as the Jewish Light provide the first draft of our community history. ...

Editorial: Printing Money

July 20, 2011

Do you expect your news sources (Jewish or otherwise) to have integrity? It seems like a simple question, doesn't it? If news outlets represent our source of facts on the happenings of individuals and institutions, then we would like to think that they...

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