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

Letters to the Editor, week of June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012

Information on disabled sports program Reading the full page of information about the Can We Talk? session in the Jewish Light got me to wondering how much information will be shared about special needs individuals having opportunities in the St. Louis...

 Israel Zighelboim, M.D.

On the frontlines in the war against ovarian cancer

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT September 21, 2011

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Many people already are aware that ovarian cancer is difficult to detect early, and many know that the disease is more prevalent in Jewish women of Ashkenazic descent. However, few people are aware that ovarian...

Columnist Lois Caplan

PURPLE IS TO PANCREATIC CANCER

By Lois Caplan April 27, 2011

PURPLE IS TO PANCREATIC CANCER what red is to HIV and pink to breast cancer.  How do I know that?  I asked. The purple ribbon, unlike the others, is virtually unknown in spite of the fact that pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer...

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