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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

NCJWSTL Board President Gail Eisenkramer (left) and Immediate Past President Susan Katzman accept a 2020 Moonshot Award from LaunchCode for NCJW’s Healing Hearts Bank during an award ceremony July 10.

NCJWSTL program receives LaunchCode Moonshot Award

July 31, 2020

LaunchCode announced that National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis was a recipient of a 2020 Moonshot Award during a socially distanced morning celebration July 10 at Drive-In St. Louis. Launched in 2019 in honor of LaunchCode founder and St. Louis...

St. Louis Closet Co. donating portion of sales to NCJWSTL

St. Louis Closet Co. donating portion of sales to NCJWSTL

June 18, 2020

Closets for a Cause is continuing at Saint Louis Closet Co. as a percentage of its gross sales from June will be allocated for a donation to the Back to School! Store by National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis (NCJWSTL). For over 20 years, the Back...

National Council of Jewish Women held its triennial national conference in St. Louis last week, drawing about 300 participants. Photo: Yana Hotter

St. Louis ideas, activists star in national NCJW conference

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 12, 2014

The National Council of Jewish Women put the spotlight on St. Louis this past weekend by holding its triennial conference here for the first time in more than two decades.“It was an opportunity to showcase a lot of local experts who are coming in to...

National Council of Jewish Women - St. Louis Section Project Chair Marilyn Ratkin (left) and NCJW Executive Director Ellen Alper (right) present the first check from NCJW’s Healing Hearts Bank to Lisa Moseley, Program Director at Lydia’s House, for one of the organization’s clients. 

NCJW’s Healing Hearts Bank; NAMI honors Chaleff and Rosenbaum

By Lois Caplan November 13, 2013

SINCE 1945 WHEN I WAS INVITED to serve on the Board of the National Council of Jewish Women, St. Louis Section, I have watched the progress and activities of the organization.  Now, almost 70 years later, NCJW has developed a great program especially...

Presentation of NCJW’s first micro-loan check to a Lydia's House resident. Left to right: Marilyn Ratkin (NCJW Project Chair), Lisa Moseley (Lydia's House Program Director) and Ellen Alper (NCJW Executive Director).

NCJW loan project aims to empower domestic abuse victims

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT March 28, 2012

The Healing Hearts Bank is small, open to only a few select customers, but the bank’s mission is far-reaching. The micro-lending program, initiated by the St. Louis Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, aims to help end domestic violence...

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