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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

Cantor Sharon Nathanson

Virtual concert features Cantor Sharon Nathanson and friends

January 29, 2021

Cantor Sharon Nathanson and friends will host a virtual concert as a prelude to the postponed live concert celebrating Nathanson’s more than 16 years with Congregation B’nai Amoona. The “Together in Song” complimentary virtual concert is open...

Cantor Sharon Nathanson

Q&A with B’nai Amoona’s longtime hazzan

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor March 12, 2020

Update: Event organizers report the "Sweet 16" event celebrating Cantor Sharon Nathanson's 16 years with the congregation, originally planned for March 29, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25.Cantor Sharon Nathanson has been involved with Congregation B’nai...

Mary Lieber Schoolman

Lifetime contract for Hazzan, roving rabbis, odd couples

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 11, 2019

A sweet 16Hazzan Sharon Nathanson is expected to sign a lifetime contract with Congregation B’nai Amoona during its annual meeting at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 14. Nathanson, 44, has served B’nai Amoona as its hazzan for 16 years, though she grew up at...

The winning team in the ‘Lighten Up Weight Loss Challenge’
sponsored by the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Light is
shown with their JCC trainer, Brandon Patek. The women are (from
left): Virgina Panzitta, Shawn Duggan, Lori Schuman and Patti
Randazzo.

Lighten Up 2.0

By Ellen Futterman, Editor December 28, 2011

No matter how hard some of us try not to over-eat during the holidays, we eventually succumb. Our promise to show restraint when faced with the seasonal feedbag-which is seemingly everywhere-goes out the window at the first sign of (insert your favorite...

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