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

BBYO plans to take teens out to the ballgame

BBYO plans to take teens out to the ballgame

JEWISH LIGHT STAFF May 11, 2021

Local Jewish teens have a new in-person opportunity to look forward to when the BBYO St. Louis Council leads a group outing to Busch Stadium on May 18 to see the Cardinals take on the Pirates. This event is open to all eighth- through 12th-grade...

Kranzberg Family

Kranzberg Family Foundation awards $71,000 to Jewish youth, young adult programs

January 21, 2021

The Kranzberg Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, has awarded $71,000 in grants to 16 Jewish programs for children, teens and young adults in St. Louis.The Foundation received requests totaling more than $187,000...

Fifty-one teens from St. Louis and 50 others from BBYO’s Mid-America Region took part in BBYO’s International Convention in 2018.  

St. Louis youth groups build sense of community among Jewish teens

By Halle Wasserman, Sophomore, Whitfield School October 10, 2019

Jewish youth groups are important to many Jewish teens across St. Louis. Youth groups can encourage teens to get more involved in Jewish activities. There are four youth groups across the St. Louis area: NCSY, NFTY, USY and BBYO. Sarah Kline, a junior...

A proud Jew

By Sean Frazier February 17, 2012

Michael Frazier is the winner of BBYO’s AZA Oratory contest, the results of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention 2012 taking place this week in Atlanta, Ga. He addressed the prompt: “Am I a Jewish American or American Jew? Jewish...

On the road: teenage Jewish communities vary from city to city

By Abigail Miller, Freshman, Ladue Horton Watkins December 14, 2011

Many Jewish teens have moved from city to city, and at one time or another, ended up in St. Louis. Such teens are Jake Bergman, 14, Sam Kahn, 14 and Rachel Mitchell, 15. Each has moved once, twice, or even more than three times, and experienced multiple...

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