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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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Sophie Chervitz

Jewish War Veterans scholarship awarded

July 31, 2020

Jewish War Veterans Post 644 has awarded Sophie Chervitz the 2020 Chuck Sandroff Scholarship. Chervitz is the daughter of Marc Chervitz and Vicki Redler Chervitz. The family attends Young Israel.The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to an outstanding...

Above, from left: Class of 2020 graduates Eli Lederman from Mizzou (Photo: Bobby Thorpe), Jenna Gold from Ladue Horton Watkins High School (Photo: Ali Gold) and Leo Goodfriend from Clayton High School (Photo: Bill Goodfriend). 

Class of 2020 deals with moments lost and gained

By KAYLA STEINBERG, Special to the Jewish Light June 4, 2020

On my college graduation day, I expected to pop champagne on the front steps of Washington University’s Brookings Hall in my cap and gown. After making a massive mess, I would sit down with my friends to reflect on four years of road trips, Shabbat...

On many occasions, Cal-Berkeley students have equated Judaism with Zionism, one Jewish student there writes.  

What it’s like to be a Jewish student at a college with an anti-Israel reputation

By Bria Rosenberg July 11, 2019

I’m tired. This is a common sentiment shared by many Jewish students across campus at the University of California, Berkeley.Before continuing, I would like to emphasize that I am just one voice, one student in an extremely diverse Jewish community....

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