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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

NCJW Mother’s Day open house event

May 4, 2017

National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis Section welcomes the community to a Mother’s Day Open House hosted by Diane Katzman from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 at Diane Katzman’s Studio, 8505 Delmar Blvd., #C (near I-170 and Delmar, between House of...

Honoring HateBrakers

Lois Caplan April 13, 2016

AMY RUTH SHAPIRO is 22 years old and a student at Lindenwood University. Sounds like any other college student, doesn’t she, but let me tell you that she is remarkable and exceptional. As a child, Amy had surgery for a tumor in her brain, which resulted...

NCJW plans Mother’s Day Open House at Diane Katzman’s studio

April 13, 2016

Jewelry designer and National Council of Jewish Women member Diane Katzman will open her studio to the public for NCJW’s Mother’s Day Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3. Guests can enjoy wine and snacks while browsing for Mother’s Day gifts...

Laura K. Silver

A Mother’s Day I Won’t Soon Forget

By Laura K. Silver May 18, 2012

Mother’s Day this year was nice-for the most part. I woke up to breakfast served by my husband. I received cards made by my kids. I spent the day at my Mom’s house. And to round out a pleasant day, I got my arm stuck in the freezer. Yes, that’s...

Rabbi Andrea Goldstein spends time with her children, Macey, 12, Eli, 10, and Lila, 6 at home. Goldstein has served Congregation Shaare Emeth for the past 13 years.

Imas on the bima: Seeking to balance spiritual leadership and motherhood

By Ellie S. Grossman, Special to the Jewish Light May 9, 2012

As hard as they may try, moms who are rabbis or cantors can’t leave their work at the office. It’s impossible. These imas on the bima redefine multitasking by what they can accomplish in one day—balancing spiritual and family duties.  Perhaps this...

Ellen Futterman

Son, mom share the spotlight over Mother’s Day weekend

By Ellen Futterman, Editor May 4, 2011

Son, mom share the spotlight over Mother's Day weekendWhen we picked "The Date" more than two years ago, I had no idea it was on Mother's Day weekend. All I knew is that my mother, who lives in New Jersey, asked us to choose a time when the weather was...

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