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

In late August, new St. Louis NORC Director Sarah Levinson speaks at a dance event at the Jewish Community Center for NORC residents. Photo: Zach Dalin, courtesy of Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Lighter Side Q&A with Sarah Levinson of the St. Louis NORC

ELLEN FUTTERMAN, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2021

Sarah Z. Levinson, St. Louis NORC (Natural Occurring Retirement Community) Manager, a program of Jewish Federation of St. Louis In a couple of sentences, please explain your job. I oversee a neighborhood program that connects older...

Fran Zellinger said the new Jewish Senior Connection program is ‘a gift to seniors.’

Isolated Jewish seniors targeted in new ‘Connection’ program

Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish Light April 27, 2021

When Fran Zellinger was growing up, she watched TV on a black-and-white set and talked to friends using a dial phone. Now she’s a Zoom veteran. That’s why she’s enthusiastic about a new program called Jewish Senior Connection, which takes full advantage...

Jewish Seniors on the Move plans trip to concert at Sheldon

August 31, 2016

On Wednesday, Sept. 28, Jewish Seniors on the MOVE will host a bus trip to The Sheldon Concert Hall for a live performance from Cornet Chop Suey, a band combining traditional jazz, swing and blues music. Prior to the concert, the group will enjoy coffee...

Covenant Place Executive Director Joan Denison shares a light moment with a few of the dignitaries attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony for on Tuesday for Covenant Place’s new.  At Denison’s left are County Executive Steve Stenger, and Covenant Place Board President Scott Malin. Photo: Eric Berger

Covenant Place marks major milestone

By Eric Berger, Staff writer June 22, 2016

The shiny floors and untouched rooms of the Covenant Place stood in sharp contrast to the cloudy skies and humid air outside at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the new senior residence facility in Creve Coeur.About 100 lawmakers, Jewish leaders...

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