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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

Rabbi Novack of Chabad is joined by University City Council member Paulette Carr at the public Menorah lighting on the Delmar Loop in a previous year.

Chabad to host public menorah celebration in U.City Loop

December 21, 2016

Chabad centers in St. Louis have announced “Show-Me-Chanukah,” a program designed to maximize awareness of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The event aims to highlight the history and traditional observances of Hanukkah, which begins this...

An artist’s rendering of the Morris and Ann Lazaroff Chabad Center.  Chabad will hold a dedication ceremony for the building on Sunday, Sept. 25 (see infobox on page 13 for full details).

Chabad to unveil new Morris and Ann Lazaroff Center

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light September 15, 2016

It will be a time to celebrate for Chabad of Greater St. Louis as it reveals its revamped building to the public at an event set for later this month (full details on page 12).“Everything is multipurpose. That was the genius of the whole thing,” said...

Jocelyn Green

Arabesque at the Arch

Ellen Futterman, Editor September 7, 2016

Arabesque at the ArchIf you happened to be strolling by the Gateway Arch late last month, at sunset Thursday, Aug. 25 or sunrise Friday, Aug. 26, you might have noticed a willowy, 25-year-old dancer in various ballerina poses in front of one of the stainless...

Chana and Rabbi Avraham Lapine have started a new Chabad student
center at Mizzou. The couple is shown with their son, Mendel.

Chabad opens student center at Mizzou

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light November 23, 2011

Avraham Lapine hails from the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, N.Y. but the 25-year-old Lubavitcher rabbi says he has felt no culture shock since opening the new Chabad Jewish Student Center at the University of Missouri-Columbia two weeks ago. "My...

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