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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

Cancer patients take pottery classes at Art Unleashed through Arts as Healing Foundation.  

Power of paint: Using art to help cancer patients

Ellen Futterman, Editor July 26, 2017

They say good things come in small packages. That’s certainly true of Vicki Friedman, a petite powerhouse brimming with vibrancy, energy and can-do positivity. A two-time cancer survivor, Friedman, 63, runs the Arts as Healing Foundation, which champions...

Maggie Walkoff

Maggie Walkoff, United Hebrew Congregation

April 25, 2012

Maggie has a love for arts and crafts. The idea of using art to help children feel better was very important to her. “Even before my bat mitzvah, I knew I wanted to do something with art and kids,” she said.   Daughter of Julie and Neil Walkoff of...

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