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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

Epstein Hebrew Academy students Ezra Cohen (left) and Jack Wertman take in an art class led by Morah Baila Shulman at right. 

Jewish day schools start 2020 in new University City location

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish Light January 23, 2020

The last week of December 2019 was a time-out for most people, a final period of rest and relaxation. Not so for the staff, faculty and volunteers at H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy. A two-week marathon of packing, moving and unpacking occurred during a short...

Police investigating Olivette home vandalism as possible hate crime

Police investigating Olivette home vandalism as possible hate crime

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor August 29, 2019

A Jewish family’s home in Olivette was vandalized sometime during the night of Aug. 23-24 in what the local police are treating as a hate crime.The perpetrator, who has not been arrested, left a severed pig head at the home and spray-painted the porch,...

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