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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

Third graders Daphne Levy, Alan Fulson and Aviva Kiernan work on
a project during the first joint event between students of the
former Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis and the Saul
Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy. The schools have
merged to become the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School.

Day school merger offers chance to craft new identity

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Eight-year-old Faith Faro of Solomon Schechter Day School is excited as she cuts out and traces squirrel patterns in a classroom at the Chodorovsky Building on an unseasonably mild but foggy February morning. It may not feel quite like summer outside...

Stan Hoffman (St. Louis Realty), Fred Steinbach (JF&CS Board President), Carol Staenberg (JF&CS Board member) are pictured at the closing on a new building for the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Photo: Yana Hotter

JF&CS closes on new building for food pantry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Jewish Family & Children's Service closed last Thursday on a 24,000-square-foot building at 10601 Baur Boulevard in Olivette that will be the new home of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. About 5,000 families a month use the food pantry, which...

Hadassah probing top officials on allegations of misusing funds

JTA February 7, 2012

NEW YORK -- Two top Hadassah officials are being investigated by the organization for possible misuse of funds. The probe was launched after board members of Hadassah, The Women's Zionist Organization of America were sent a letter on Jan. 12 by the organization’s...

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