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

Rabbi Brad Horwitz leads a dedication for the Garden of Eden on the grounds of the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur.

Fresh ideas feed the hungry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light July 25, 2012

Despite the worst drought in decades, those gardeners who water their plants are apt to be rewarded with a bountiful harvest.And, as the gardeners who are tending the Garden of Eden plots north of the Jewish Community Center buildings in Creve Coeur have...

Nate sits with his Prius full of of goods to deliver.

Local teen entrepreneur helps the hungry

By Mia Kweskin, Parkway Central High School March 19, 2012

If you happen to see a few cars pass by on a Saturday evening or Sunday morning, filled to the brim with boxes upon boxes of fresh food, it’s very possible that crammed amid the bagels, pastries and more is Whitfield High School junior Nate Noss. ...

Stan Hoffman (St. Louis Realty), Fred Steinbach (JF&CS Board President), Carol Staenberg (JF&CS Board member) are pictured at the closing on a new building for the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. Photo: Yana Hotter

JF&CS closes on new building for food pantry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 15, 2012

Jewish Family & Children's Service closed last Thursday on a 24,000-square-foot building at 10601 Baur Boulevard in Olivette that will be the new home of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. About 5,000 families a month use the food pantry, which...

Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry unveils ‘Fed Up With Hunger’ initiative

August 3, 2011

A new line of eco-friendly shopping bags can be seen at grocery stores in the coming months, thanks to the inspiration of friends of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry.The food pantry announced the launch of "Fed Up With Hunger," which seeks to address...

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