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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

We Remember: Songs of Survivors now available on Nine PBS

“We Remember: Songs of Survivors” now available on Nine PBS

Dan Buffa, Special For The Jewish LightPublished April 27, 2022

"Many documentaries exist about the Holocaust. However, few have taken such a unique approach to telling these horrific stories." In remembering something so life-changing and tragic, yet hopeful and connective in its actions and impact, doing...

West Virginia ‘critical race theory’ bill leads to a statehouse debate over Jews and race

West Virginia ‘critical race theory’ bill leads to a statehouse debate over Jews and race

ANDREW LAPINPublished March 10, 2022

(JTA) – When West Virginia lawmakers opened a discussion about proposed “critical race theory” legislation on Monday, it didn’t take long before topic of conversation turned to Jews. West Virginia’s House of Delegates was debating legislation...

New bill would establish Holocaust Education Week

New bill would establish “Holocaust Education Week”

Published December 18, 2021
The legislators made the announcement during a visit to the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum
Artists rendering of the new St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum.

Holocaust Museum institute accepting applications for education funding

Published October 14, 2021

The St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum has announced the opening of the fall funding cycle for the Rubin and Gloria Feldman Family Educational Institute. Interested individuals and organizations can apply for funds of up to $5,000 on the institute’s...

To escape Nazi Germany, this St. Louisan had to leave her daughter behind for two years

To escape Nazi Germany, this St. Louisan had to leave her daughter behind for two years

Published September 14, 2021

Since 1979, Vida “Sister” Goldman Prince has been Chairman of the Oral Histories Project, at the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum. The project is dedicated to recording and preserving audio interviews of not only Holocaust Survivors,...

An artists rendering of the interior of the renovated and expanded Holocaust Museum and Learning Center. 

St. Louis Holocaust Museum plans major expansion

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished January 27, 2020

On Monday, officials at the 25-year-old Holocaust Museum & Learning Center (HMLC) announced plans to triple the size of the museum, located on the I.E. Millstone campus at the northwest corner of Lindbergh Boulevard and Schuetz Road. The expanded...

Ellie DesPrez

St. Louis educators attend Holocaust teaching conference; Ramot Amoona cookbook; fashionable fundraiser at UH

Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished August 8, 2019

Studying dark days to enlightenUnder the heading, “highlights of my summer vacation,” teachers Ellie DesPrez and Jill Donovan say their time spent at the Belfer Conference in Washington, D.C. about tops the list.English teachers at John Burroughs...

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