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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

Sen. Joseph Lieberman participates in the Race for the Cure
event in Jerusalem in 2010 with his wife Hadassah, left, and Komen
founder Nancy Brinker.

Komen official resigns following Planned Parenthood furor

JTA February 7, 2012

NEW YORK -- A senior official at Susan G. Komen For the Cure resigned after the organization was embroiled in controversy over its atempt to defund Planned Parenthood. Karen Handel, the breast cancer group's vice president for public policy, resigned...

Danny Brickman (Congregation Shaare Emeth) & Jordan Stern (Temple Israel)

Friends team up for mitzvah project

Adapted from a story by Matt Grover, originally published in “Hockey Stop” Magazine -- Reprinted with Permission December 28, 2011

Danny Brickman (Congregation Shaare Emeth) & Jordan Stern (Temple Israel) Childhood friends, Danny and Jordan were in search of a bar mitzvah project they could do together. They wanted to do something a little different, but it had to revolve around...

 

Organizations find changed landscape for fundraising

BY REPPS HUDSON, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 17, 2011

Three years or more of a bad economy have tested nonprofit organizations in a time of high demand for their services while the money and other resources they need to operate have been harder to find. Yet non-profit leaders and university instructors agree...

JFed Executive Vice President; Contract ends in 2013

JFed begins search for next executive director

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light June 22, 2011

The quest for the next professional executive of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has begun.Earlier this month, the umbrella agency that represents dozens of local Judaic community institutions opened its search for a new leader with the appointment...

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