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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Rabbi Amiel Rosenbloom congratulates students at the Block Yeshiva High School commencement ceremony in 2010. File photo: Lisa Mandel

After 38 years, Block Yeshiva closes its doors

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer August 31, 2016

After 38 years of serving St. Louis area Orthodox teenagers and their families, Louis and Sarah Block Yeshiva High School has closed. Rabbi Gabriel Munk, principal of the school, said significant declining enrollment numbers led to the closure before...

Epstein Hebrew Academy middle school student Simcha Fremerman welcomes lower school student Yechiel Shulman during Epstein Hebrew Academy’s Baruch Habayim program. During the week of Parshas Vayeira (where Abraham displays his remarkable attribute of welcoming guests), EHA lower and middle school students were encouraged to reach out to each other with  treats and special hand-made notes to learn this important lesson.

Jews in the news

October 27, 2010

Block Yeshiva High School In September, Avital Shulman, a senior at Block Yeshiva High School received an Award of Excellence from the LMI/D3 Technologies Institute in recognition of her outstanding research accomplishments during the STARS program. Dr....

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