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

Israel Summer Trips 2022: Zoe Klevens

Israel Summer Trips 2022: Zoe Klevens

ELLEN FUTTERMAN , Editor-in-ChiefPublished August 31, 2022

It didn’t take Zoe Klevens very long to return to Israel after getting back from her first trip there this summer. In fairness, the Parkway Central High School junior had already decided in advance of her summer trip to spend the fall, or more specifically...

Video: Brady Meyersons summer in Israel reconnected him to his Judaism

Video: Brady Meyerson’s summer in Israel reconnected him to his Judaism

By Ellen Futterman , Editor-in-ChiefPublished August 17, 2022

Brady Meyerson went to Israel this summer on Jewish Federation of St. Louis’ Israel Bound trip, which ran from June 13-July 4. He joined roughly 60 other teens who also were on the three-week trip; for many, like Brady, it was their first time visiting...

Yael Shaw

Yael Shaw’s journey to Israel

Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-ChiefPublished August 10, 2022

What about your Israel trip still resonates the most? Did visiting the Jewish state change your connection to Judaism? How did the actual trip compare to your expectations? The above questions are just a few the Jewish Light asked a number of St. Louis...

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