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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

Editorial: Jonesing for Health Care

April 4, 2012

Do you know that if a piece of legislation recently adopted by the Missouri House becomes law, religious interests can successfully lobby all businesses to deny contraceptives to employees? It’s true. What State Rep. Tim Jones (R-Eureka) has stated...

Applications sought for ‘Light’ summer internship

February 22, 2012

The St. Louis Jewish Light is accepting applications for its Joseph J. Edlin Memorial Summer Journalism Internship. Mimi Edlin and her family established the scholarship to honor her late husband, Joseph J. Edlin. Joseph Edlin was a longtime Trustee and...

Mimi Edlin

‘Light’ seeks summer internship applicants

February 15, 2012

The St. Louis Jewish Light is accepting applications for its Joseph J. Edlin Memorial Summer Journalism Internship. Mimi Edlin and her family established the scholarship to honor her late husband, Joseph J. Edlin. Joseph Edlin was a longtime Trustee and...

Leonard Rifkin received a loan from the Jewish Federations
Lifeline Fund to help pay bills while he searches for a new job.
Photo: Kristi Foster

Economic fallout still taking a toll

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light December 28, 2011

Not long ago Melvin Zuhler seemed to have it all -- his family, his health, a successful business and a bank account totaling near six figures. Yet as 2011 draws to a close, Zuhler is looking for only one thing -- help. "I want a second chance," said...

JFed Executive Vice President; Contract ends in 2013

JFed begins search for next executive director

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light June 22, 2011

The quest for the next professional executive of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has begun.Earlier this month, the umbrella agency that represents dozens of local Judaic community institutions opened its search for a new leader with the appointment...

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