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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

Dodi Smason

Chabad program targets Jewish students beyond Wash U

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer August 30, 2018

Growing up the daughter of a modern Orthodox rabbi and attending Block Yeshiva High School, Dodi Smason felt “a strong Jewish identity,” she said.So after graduating high school in 2009 and starting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Smason...

Mark Rosen

Researcher Mark Rosen to discuss results of recent study on Jewish campus life

October 13, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis and Chabad on Campus have partnered to welcome researcher Mark Rosen, who will be discussing “Does Jewish Campus Life Matter? Unpacking the Hertog Study” at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 31. The event is part of Federation’s...

Lisa Cohen, Linda Horwitz and Julie Pepper peform a number by ABBA during Lip Sync Live, a fundraiser for J Associates.  Photo: Ben Tishler  

Building Jewish life at UMSL; Lip Sync Live in the Loop

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 9, 2016

In order to increase Jewish presence and, over time, grow admission among Jewish students, Chabad on Campus has funded a new part-time staff position to ramp up Jewish activities at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.Esther “Esty” Munk was hired...

National Hillel exec to speak at leadership programs

February 15, 2012

The Millstone Institute for Jewish Leadership will host two talks for Jewish community volunteers, board leaders and staff by Rob Goldberg, Vice President of Campus Development for Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life.Goldberg will speak on Monday,...

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