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

TOP ROW, FROM LEFT:  Debra K. Schuster, Richard Yawitz, Andy Schwebel, Michael Samis and Alex Dubinsky. SECOND ROW: Alexandra Cohen, Zach Poscover, Meghan Platke, Josh Thomeczek and Rina Gersten.THIRD ROW, FROM LEFT:  Pardes Lyons-Warren, Sophie Baron,  Andrew Mannis, Daniel Pomerantz and Julian Albright. FOURTH ROW: Megan Rubenstein, Bonnie Solomon, Nancy Goodman, Judy Schwartz Jaffe and Stefanie Levenson.BOTTOM ROW:  Lev Guter and Dr. Jay Pepose.

Jews in the News: July 5, 2017

Published July 6, 2017

Debra K. Schuster has joined the law firm of Paule, Camazine & Blumenthal. Her practice focuses on elder and disability law, a new area for the firm. Schuster previously owned Debra K. Schuster & Associates from 2003-2017. Richard Yawitz has...

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, from left: Marty Oberman, Rick Recht, Rosalie Stein, Amy Pakett, Derrick Bryant and Ellen Futterman; second row:  Randi Schenberg, Craig Neuman, Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael, Leiba Levine and Esti Zuravin.

JProStl announces award recipients

Published December 14, 2016

Honorees have been announced for the Annual JProStl Recognition Luncheon, which will take place on  from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Jewish Community Center Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The theme of the program...

TOP: Nancy and Ken Kranzberg. SECOND ROW: Robert Dolgin, John Goffstein and Roger Goldman, Philip Kaplan, Alan Steinberg and Alan Weber, Erin Schneider, Col. Michael Benjamin and David Simon, Harvey Wallace and Eunice Bailis.THIRD ROW:  Sandy Jaffe, David Segall, Shelley Roach, Dr. Jeffrey Gordon, Dean Schramm, Dr. Steven Rosen, Ricky Kodner, Dr. Jonas Cooper, Jeff Vines, Randy Vines and Stephanie Cotta.

Jews in the News: Nov. 2, 2016

Published November 2, 2016

The St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors System honored two members of the Jewish community, Eunice Bailis and Sandy Jaffe, at its annual Ageless Remarkable St. Louisians Gala. Along with the other honorees, the two give new definition to “aging”...

JProStl seeks nominations for annual peer recognition awards

Published September 28, 2016

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 12th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and for the 2nd JProStl Partnership Award. Nominations...

St. Louis Holocaust Museum among Cultural Leadership honorees

Published August 31, 2016

The Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, Jennings School District and Wells Fargo Advisors will be recognized for their “transformational leadership” at the 2016 Journey to Justice benefit dinner on Thursday, Sept. 15 at Windows on Washington, 1601...

Robert A. Cohn

Jewish Light wins four national journalism awards

Staff ReportPublished 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,...

Jewish Federation seeking nominations for annual awards; deadline is July 18

Published June 15, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is seeking nominations for two annual awards — one honoring professionals working for a Jewish community organization and the other honoring volunteer leaders in the Jewish community who are age 45 or younger.Fred A. Goldstein...

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