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

Karen Sher

Summer memories, protest trip, podcasts and more

By Ellen Futterman, Editor July 11, 2019

Cool memories of summerAs a little girl in the late 1960s, no time of year was better than summer. It wasn’t just being out of school and going to sleep away camp, both of which I adored, but also the Good Humor truck circling our neighborhood with...

The first installment of the Jewish Lights new comic Sarah & Abra, which appeared March 2, 2016. The comic is created by Audrey Soffa.

Introducing the Light’s new comic; going ‘Positively Pink’

Ellen Futterman, Editor March 2, 2016

Funny girl(s)We’re getting a jump-start on spring by adding a few new features to the Light, and would like your feedback. For starters, check out “Sarah & Abra,” an original comic strip about single young Jewish women roommates, created by...

Editor Ellen Futterman

Tips for Chelsea

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR August 4, 2010

Congratulations and a heartfelt mazel tov to Chelsea Clinton on her nuptials over the weekend to Marc Mezvinsky, a Conservative Jew. While we know she is Methodist with no plans of converting, we still thought she might appreciate some Jewish motherly...

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