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

A rendering of the Miriam Academy after a $2 million renovation of the Epstein Hebrew Academy building. Images courtesy Miriam Foundation  

Miriam Academy ready to start school year at former Epstein campus

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor July 9, 2020

After having to dribble around a series of unexpected obstacles, the leaders of Miriam Academy, a private high school for students with learning disabilities, are preparing to unveil a shiny new gymnasium floor in their new home.The school is scheduled...

H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy has sold its eight-acre property on Warson Road to the Miriam Foundation. Epstein plans to purchase and move to a new University City location. JEWISH LIGHT File photo 

Epstein sells campus to Miriam

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light September 26, 2019

An era has come to an end for the H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy as it completes the sale of the building that housed the Jewish day school for most of its 76-year existence. “While it is certainly bittersweet to bid farewell to the building that has...

Letters to the Editor: June 26, 2019

Letters to the Editor: June 26, 2019

June 27, 2019

Jews and the BluesI am writing to supplement your June 5 article “Jews and the St. Louis Blues: 7 things you might not know.” There is one more “thing” your readers may not know. My late brother-in-law, Joseph Oppenheim worked for the St. Louis...

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