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

Pam Droog Jones

AARP’s not just for mom anymore

Pam Droog Jones, St. Louis Jewish Light May 16, 2012

Long ago when I’d visit my mom at Covenant House she’d frequently have a stack of magazines for me. Well into her 70s and even 80s she continued to subscribe to Ladies Home Journal, McCall’s and Redbook—magazines typically associated with young...

Pamela Dern

J Associates to honor 2012 ‘Mitzvah Stars’ on May 15

May 9, 2012

The J Associates has named its 2012 Mitzvah Stars—Pamela Dern, Mel Goldman and Jennifer Rubin. J Associates will honor the three during its 27th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, May 15 at the JCC Staenberg Family Complex, which will also welcome its board...

Back in 1980, the Covenant House Tenants Council celebrated Purim with a gala party and dance. Highlighting the evening was the crowning of a Queen Esther and King Ahaseueras, Dolly and Irwin Altman. The Altmans were honored for the volunteer services they performed on behalf of their neighbors. Pictured, along with the Altmans (seated) are former Kings and Queens (from left) Leon Richman and Rose Fishbein; Ben and Leona Feldman; Rubin and Shirley Dobkin; Harry Kessler and Sophie Portnoy, and Ida Solomon. PHOTO: David M. Henschel

Groundbreaking milestone for Covenant/CHAI

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus March 21, 2012

Forty years ago this month, the St. Louis Jewish Light, in a Page One story announced, "Covenant House groundbreaking scheduled for March 12 at JCCA."For four decades, Covenant House (now Covenant/CHAI Apartments) has empowered the Jewish community of...

Harif, Bnai Amoonas house band, will perform a benefit concert
for the Covenant House chapel on Sunday, Nov. 27.

Residents hope concert will keep services afloat

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT November 23, 2011

Singing for supper has long been an honored tradition in the performing arts-and now a local group plans to play and sing so that senior citizens may continue to have easy access to weekly religious services. For more than 10 years, residents of Covenant...

JCC Nutrition plans seders at Covenant/CHAI

April 6, 2011

The JCC Kosher Nutrition Program will hold first and second night seders at the Covenant House I dining room, 10 Millstone Campus Drive. The 4:30 p.m. seders will be led by Lesley Levin (April 18) and Jan Goldman (April 19). Food will be prepared by the...

Epstein Hebrew Academy middle school student Simcha Fremerman welcomes lower school student Yechiel Shulman during Epstein Hebrew Academy’s Baruch Habayim program. During the week of Parshas Vayeira (where Abraham displays his remarkable attribute of welcoming guests), EHA lower and middle school students were encouraged to reach out to each other with  treats and special hand-made notes to learn this important lesson.

Jews in the news

October 27, 2010

Block Yeshiva High School In September, Avital Shulman, a senior at Block Yeshiva High School received an Award of Excellence from the LMI/D3 Technologies Institute in recognition of her outstanding research accomplishments during the STARS program. Dr....

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