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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

Susan Sherman poses in a Chloe print sheath dress with open back and Christian Louboutin sandals.

The long and shorts of summer style

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished August 15, 2012

There are certain women who always seem to look terrific, even when they’re schlepping about in what seems to have become the standard St. Louis schlepping uniform, Lululemon workouts. Susan Sherman is one of these women. We’d hate her if she weren’t...

Phyllis Markus

Community Against Poverty program breaks ground on north St. Louis playground

Published August 8, 2012

Pre-school age children at an early childhood center in north St. Louis will soon have a new outdoor play space thanks to an interfaith early childhood pilot program coordinated by the Community Against Poverty (CAP) coalition.  The new playground will...

 

Mo. Attorney General files motion in Bank of America lawsuit to protect JCC charitable assets

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish LightPublished July 18, 2012

The Missouri Attorney General’s office has filed papers in federal court seeking the right to intervene in Bank of America’s case against the Jewish Community Center. “The Jewish Community Center is one of the most important and historic charitable...

Old Cathedral has Hebrew inscription

Old Cathedral has Hebrew inscription

By Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief EmeritusPublished June 27, 2012

To paraphrase Christopher Wren, if you seek the monuments in St. Louis with a Jewish connection, just look about you. In previous Cohnipedia columns, we have noted the Jewish connections to the statue of “The Runner” at Kiener Plaza (Jewish sculptor...

Laurie Goldberg

Making a match — Jewishly

By Laurie GoldbergPublished June 14, 2012

Well I made a "big" decision. I am quitting JDate. Two years — one in Jerusalem and one in St. Louis — is long enough. That method is clearly not working for me. So how does an "older" single person go about dating Jewishly in St. Louis? I'll keep...

Third Eye Blind to perform July 6 at Fair St. Louis.

Hot concerts for summer

By Daniel Durchholz, Special to the Jewish LightPublished May 23, 2012

Unlike last year, when U2’s 360º Tour dominated the summer concert landscape, 2012 lacks for a singular, must-see show. But that can be a good thing, too. Without having to take out a second mortgage for prime seats to a “can’t miss” concert,...

Circus Flora presents ‘The Wizard’ May 31 to June 24. 

2012 Summer Arts Guide

By PATRICIA CORRIGAN, Special to the Jewish LightPublished May 23, 2012

Ladies and Gentlemen  — in this one issue only — the Jewish Light brings you the all-singing, all-dancing 2012 Summer Arts Guide! We have for you a plethora of performances, perhaps more cultural events than ever before seen in the pages of this...

 

NCJW welcomes Bravo’s Andy Cohen

By Lois CaplanPublished March 21, 2012

“CANCER CAN BE FUN.” Come on, that’s a sick, unfunny statement made by comedians and ignorant people who think they are funny. However, there can be some truth in it.  Take, for example, “Humor, Heart And Hope: Laughter Through The Cancer Journey”...

Applications open for Rubin Israel Experience

Published February 29, 2012

This fall 10 St. Louis young adults will make their first journey to Israel on the “Rubin Israel Experience.” The all-expense-paid 10-day trip is offered and staffed by Jewish Federation of St. Louis and is underwritten by philanthropists Ron and...

Robin Hirsch

Art St. Louis director believes in local artists, ‘vitality’ of downtown

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish LightPublished December 7, 2011

Robin Hirsch is an artist in her own right, having earned a bachelor's in fine arts in photography from the Kansas City Art Institute in 1985. When pressed about how she expresses her artistic passion these days, she points to the paintings and multimedia...

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