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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

JCC to unveil new, accessible playground at Fox Building

April 28, 2016

The Jewish Community Center announced that a new, 8,000 square-foot early childhood playground will be ready for children of all abilities in a matter of weeks at its Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield. Upon its completion, it will be one of the only...

IDF Lt. Col. Tzvia Levy, surrounded by soldiers

JCC invites teens to hear from IDF Lt. Col. on ‘Lone Soldier’ program

November 2, 2011

Teens are invited to help support the IDF Lone Soldier program during a program from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Jewish Community Center's Marilyn Fox Building in Chesterfield.Israel Defense Forces Lieutenant Colonel Tzvia Levy will speak...

The winning team in the ‘Lighten Up Weight Loss Challenge’
sponsored by the Jewish Community Center and the Jewish Light is
shown with their JCC trainer, Brandon Patek. The women are (from
left): Virgina Panzitta, Shawn Duggan, Lori Schuman and Patti
Randazzo.

‘Lighten Up’ champs share secrets of success

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 6, 2011

It was called "Lighten Up" and that's exactly what the winners of the eight-week weight loss challenge did in spades. The winning team, "Frasier," comprised of four women in their forties, lost more than 63 pounds and nearly 10 percent of their total...

Richie (left) and Jordan Herskowitz

Remembering Richie

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 6, 2011

Remembering Richie Richie Herskowitz was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a genetic respiratory and digestive disease. In 1996, at the age of 6, Richie became the youngest CF patient to receive a double-lung transplant. The operation took place at St....

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