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

Nathan Englander

Englander bestseller picked for Big Jewish Community Read

July 18, 2012

The 2012 Big Jewish Community Read — a series of community literary events on a particular book, including a visit by the author for the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival — will focus on Nathan Englander’s new, bestselling collection of short stories,...

NCJW to start new session of Wife-Widow-Woman

May 2, 2012

National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section will begin a new session of the Wife-Widow-Woman support group for recently widowed women on May 16. The group aims to bridge the gap between grief and growth reducing the sense of isolation experienced...

‘Art of Marriage’ series offered

April 18, 2012

Chabad of Greater St. Louis and the Jewish Learning Institute are offering The Art of Marriage series in partnership with the JCC. The series is geared for all individuals, regardless of marital status and will meet for six consecutive Sunday mornings,...

Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Rallying to support a family whose home was lost to fire

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 18, 2012

Last Sunday, the Roth family of Creve Coeur lost their home and all of their possessions in an early morning fire. Luckily, none of the family-parents Jane and Boaz and daughters Liat, 12; Sela, 8, and Orli, 1-were hurt in the three-alarm blaze that gutted...

Benefitness offers day of fitness for charity

August 3, 2011

BeneFitness, an all-day fitness event to promote good health while raising money for charities, will takes place on Sunday, Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) Staenberg Family Complex in Creve Coeur. It's open to the entire...

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