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

Sonny Tzion Dayan outside his store, STL Cordless, located at 9100 W. Florissant Ave. in Ferguson. In November 2014, Dayan’s store was looted during protests. Dayan said business is still down significantly almost five years later. Photo: Eric Berger

Five years after Ferguson, merchant remains in ‘survival mode’

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light August 8, 2019

Five years ago, a lot of things changed for St. Louis business owner Sonny Tzion Dayan. “I’m in what we call a survival mode right now,” said Israel native Dayan, 58. “I’m just trying to make it with the means that we have at the moment.”That...

Morrie H. Zimring, 85, and his late wife, Miki, were active supporters of a variety of causes and nonprofits, including Jewish Federation of St. Louis and Miriam Foundation.

Morrie H. Zimring, 85; businessman supported variety of nonprofit groups

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus July 13, 2016

Morrie H. Zimring, longtime businessman in the vending machine and related businesses, was remembered by his family members, friends and Jewish leaders for his selfless and generous spirit throughout his life.  Mr. Zimring, 85, died Friday, July 8, 2016...

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