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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

A 1929 image of Camp Fee Fee: The St. Louis Jewish Anti-Tubercular Preventorium, the subject of a new exhibit and opening lecture at Jewish Federation of St. Louis. 

Lecture will trace Camp Fee Fee’s history preventing TB in kids

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus February 15, 2017

Tuberculosis was a rampant and deadly disease that knew no boundaries or class distinctions from the late 19th century into the early 20th century. TB ranked with cancer and polio as terrifying and deadly maladies, and the Jewish community of St. Louis,...

Exhibit, lecture tell story of St. Louis Jewish Anti-Tubercular Preventorium

February 8, 2017

The exhibit “Camp Fee Fee: The St. Louis Jewish Anti-Tubercular Preventorium,” will open at the Jewish Federation of St. Louis on Feb. 21. Archivist Diane Everman will lead an opening lecture at 7 p.m at Federation, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. As...

Jewish Federation receives grant to create 2017 exhibit about WWI

December 1, 2016

The Missouri Humanities Council has awarded a grant of $2,500 to the Jewish Federation of St. Louis in support of an upcoming exhibit, “Untold Sacrifices: The St. Louis Jewish Community in the Great War.” The exhibit will open in Fall 2017, honoring...

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