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

From left: Andrea Haller Jacobs (Estates of Hidden Lake), Orly Peters, Zev Rosenberg (Estates of Hidden Lake), Shimon Ohana and Carrie Craven (Estates of Hidden Lake). Photo: Bill Motchan

Israelis in St. Louis show support for staff at assisted living facilities

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish Light May 22, 2020

Healthcare workers have been hailed as heroes for their tireless work during the pandemic. That effort is accompanied by stress and long shifts. A group of Israeli-American St. Louisans last week showed their appreciation to nurses and staffers at two...

Galit Lev-Harir (right) is a council member with the Israeli American Council and started the Gvanim program in St. Louis. Photo: Eric Berger

Program seeks to connect American Jews, Israelis in St. Louis

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor February 27, 2020

Michal Grinstein-Weiss, a professor at the Brown School at Washington University, moved to St. Louis 20 years ago from a suburb of Tel Aviv. She was at one time a regular attendee at Bais Abraham Congregation, and her children attended its Shelanu Israeli...

Israeli-American man is owner of sinking cruise liner

JTA January 16, 2012

An Israeli-American businessman is the CEO and chairman of the company which operates the cruise line whose ship ran aground off the Italian coast. Micky Arison, who is also the owner of the National Basketball Association team the Miami Heat, is the...

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