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

Avinoam Lourie

Israeli zoologist offers stories of the Mideast’s ‘wild’ side

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light February 1, 2012

Why would a jackal be in an oven? Could you really lose a snake on a plane? Animal fans of all ages can find out, and hear many more animal adventures when Israeli zoologist and author Avinoam Lourie, former head of the Haifa Zoo and Director of Israel's...

Nancy Falchuk

Awards galore and much more

By Lois Caplan January 25, 2012

HADASSSAH IS HOSTING A BIG STEM CELL RELATED EVENT on Feb. 14, this one of particular interest in advances against Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In case you had not noticed, the event falls on Valentine's Day and is called "Framing the Future Encore: A Love...

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