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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

Merle Oberman helps Chloe fill her new backpack during National
Council of Jewish Womens Back to School! Store, held on Sunday at
Central Reform Congregation. For a gallery of images, visit
www.stljewishlight.com. Photo: Kristi Foster

NCJW helps 1,000 children during annual ‘Store’

By Leanne Ortbals, Jewish Light Intern July 27, 2011

As eight-year-old Malina browsed the Back-to-School! Store on Sunday, she wasn't distracted by former Missouri Senator Jean Carnahan walking alongside. Malina's only focus was the racks of clothes, shoes and school supplies packed into Central Reform...

Ellen Futterman

(RE)FRESH your wardrobe

By Ellen Futterman, Editor May 18, 2011

(RE)FRESH your wardrobe Last week, I received a call from a woman asking for the names of some bar and bat mitzvah planners in the area. Having just planned one of these events, I told her I would be happy to assist in any way with my first-hand expertise....

Ellen Futterman

Fashionably frum for Pesach and Take 5 for Torah

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 23, 2011

Fashionably frum for Pesach Who says modest clothing has to look frumpy? Certainly not the women's division of St. Louis Kollel, which has organized a fashion extravaganza called "Princess with Pride" for women and teens from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday,...

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