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

Op-Ed: Keep down the rates of student loans

By Alan Kalish, JTA May 3, 2012

NEW YORK -- Education is the key to success -- a "silver bullet" for changing lives in all segments of society. An affordable, quality college education must be available to all, not just the wealthy. Horace Mann, the renowned innovator in public education,...

 

JCC responds to Bank of America suit over contract

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 2, 2012

Financial giant Bank of America has filed suit against the Jewish Community Center for breach of contract over issues related to repayment of bonds and a revolving line of credit, according to court documents. The bank launched the action against the...

Applications open for Jewish Community Foundation college scholarships, loans

February 22, 2012

The Jewish Community Foundation of St. Louis announces its annual 2012 academic scholarship and loan opportunities for St. Louis high school, undergraduate and graduate students. The financial aid will cover part of the cost of the students' educations.

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Take action to oppose exploitative payday lending practices

By Betty Renee Marver and Gail Wechsler April 13, 2011

Imagine you work at a minimum wage job and have little to no savings. Your spouse has recently lost her job, your car just broke down and the rent is due. You have no money to fix your car (or pay for public transport, if it is available) and also pay...

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