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

Light Publisher/CEO Larry Levin and Editor Ellen Futterman at the Jewish Light’s 50th anniversary gala in 2013.  Levin is leaving the Light at the end of this year.

When a boss is so much more

Ellen Futterman, Editor December 28, 2016

When a boss is so much moreOn my kitchen counter sits a tiny stainless steel clock, no bigger than a golf ball, which stopped working years ago. Chances are you wouldn’t notice it unless I pointed it out. But I keep it there because my late friend Harriet...

Larry Levin will step down as Light Publisher/CEO at the end of 2016. He has led the paper since 2008. Photo: Lindy Drew

Jewish Light looks ahead to continued growth, journalistic excellence as Publisher/CEO steps down

November 9, 2016

Larry Levin will step down as Publisher and CEO of the St. Louis Jewish Light at the end of this year. “We are grateful to Larry for his leadership and dedication to the Light and we wish him the very best in his future endeavors,” said Jewish Light...

Letters to the Editor, week of June 6, 2012

June 6, 2012

Make St. Louis a leader in financing Jewish day school education Aryeh Klapper (May 23 commentary, “Sustaining day school education, financially and morally”) is correct in criticizing the current financing mechanism for Jewish day schools. However,...

Julie Schack

Jewish Light announces new additions to staff

March 28, 2012

The St. Louis Jewish Light is pleased to announce several additions to its staff. Julie Schack joins the Light as its new Sales Director, and oversees advertising in the publication’s print and electronic editions. Schack brings a wealth of sales experience...

Marty Maier

Red Sox pitcher, pro baseball scout speak at Hadassah program

November 23, 2011

Hadassah Associates will hold an evening of sports talk, featuring personal insights from spring training, draft day and professional baseball's dugouts and bullpens. Special guest Marty Maier, lifetime pro baseball scout and clubhouse insider, will be...

Meal or no meal? Perspectives on interfaith food

BY LARRY LEVIN April 6, 2011

When we put our paper to bed last week, I was extremely pleased, for several reasons: • We were able to provide front-page coverage of (and I was fortunate to attend) the dedication ceremony for Chabad on Campus' newly renovated facility adjacent to...

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