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

Jewish Federation professional societies plan ‘Bourbon and Blues’ event

February 22, 2017

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Professional Societies will hold “Innovation on Ice: An Evening of Bourbon and Blues” at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 9 at Scottrade Center, 1401 Clark Ave. The evening will include a whiskey tasting, behind-the-scenes...

Stacy Taubman talks with guests at an opening event last week of the RISE Collaborative Workspace. Taubman is founder and CEO of the venture, which offers  a shared work environ-ment catering to women. Photo: Andrew Kerman

RISE Collaborative nurtures women in their own workplace

By Ellie Grossman-Cohen, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2017

The RISE Collaborative Workspace is no ordinary office. Then again, its founder and CEO, Stacy Taubman, is no ordinary businesswoman. Taubman, along with Kate Wiegmann, her business partner and chief operating officer, found a niche in St. Louis, and...

Community blood drive, food drive planned for Jan. 29 at Young Israel

January 12, 2017

The 10th annual St. Louis Jewish Community Blood Drive will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 at Young Israel, 8101 Delmar Blvd. in University City.In conjunction with the blood drive there will be a food drive to benefit the Harvey Kornblum...

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...

OY! Guide to Jewish Life

St. Louis Jewish groups: Get listed in the ‘Guide to Jewish Life’

July 6, 2016

The St. Louis Jewish Light is currently preparing its annual Oy! Magazine Guide to Jewish Life and is seeking new Jewish organizations and congregations that were not listed in last year’s Guide to Jewish Life. The Guide serves as a directory for the...

Jewish Federation seeking nominations for annual awards; deadline is July 18

June 15, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is seeking nominations for two annual awards — one honoring professionals working for a Jewish community organization and the other honoring volunteer leaders in the Jewish community who are age 45 or younger.Fred A. Goldstein...

Jewish groups: Get listed in the ‘Guide to Jewish Life’

June 15, 2016

The St. Louis Jewish Light is currently preparing its annual Oy! Magazine Guide to Jewish Life and is seeking new Jewish organizations and congregations that were not listed in last year’s Guide to Jewish Life. The Guide serves as a directory for the...

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