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

Madison Marks talks with a reporter  at the St. Louis Fashion Fund on Washington Avenue downtown. Madison, who just entered her freshman year at Parkway Central High School, will show some of her designs at an Aug. 18 event  at United Hebrew, raising funds for My Diversity Circle. Photo: Mike Sherwin

Making her Mark(s) as a fashion designer

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished August 15, 2019

Madison Marks. Remember the name.The 14-year-old, who just began her freshman year at Parkway Central High School, is well on the way to realizing her dream as a cutting-edge fashion designer with a unique aesthetic. Her sustainable creations embrace...

John Burroughs School freshman Samanth Remis  placed second individually in state.

Tennis teens play for national stardom

BY MADDIE LEE, Sophomore, PARKWAY CENTRAL High SchoolPublished March 8, 2017

John Burroughs School freshman Samantha Remis and Parkway Central High School sophomore Zoe Hahn are nationally ranked tennis players.“I love most parts of tennis,” Samantha said. “I really like being out there, and I just really enjoy playing....

Jeff Altman with Fredbird

Mitzvah lands lifelong Cards fan first pitch honors

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished August 8, 2012

When he was 7 or 8 years old, Jeff Altman remembers telling his Grandpa Altman that his dream was to one day throw out the opening pitch at a Cardinals game. He even said as much to his wife, Kimi, when they went on their first date 27 years ago.He most...

Corey Rosenberg, flanked by his sisters Jamie, left, and Laura, all of whom were (or are, in Corey’s case) presidents of USY for  Shaare Zedek.

Remembering Roz Schulte

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished May 23, 2012

News is fickle. One day what seems like THE BIGGEST STORY IN AMERICA winds up as birdcage liner two weeks later. Case in point: When was the last time you read about Monica Lewinsky? Some stories though shouldn’t be forgotten. Roz Shulte is one of them. ...

Julie Schack

Jewish Light announces new additions to staff

Published March 28, 2012

The St. Louis Jewish Light is pleased to announce several additions to its staff. Julie Schack joins the Light as its new Sales Director, and oversees advertising in the publication’s print and electronic editions. Schack brings a wealth of sales experience...

 

Segal-Goldstein Wedding

Published March 1, 2012

Andrea Heather Segal, daughter of Clifford Segal and the late Laurie Segal of Chesterfield, and Lawrence Mitchell Goldstein, son of Martin Goldstein and the late Sharon Goldstein of Delray Beach, Fla. (formerly of Edison, N.J.), were married Nov. 5, 2011...

An image of Danielle Serotas early days as a dancer.

Stepping up to the stage

By Kyla Gersten, Parkway Central High SchoolPublished February 8, 2012

Passion and dedication are the first words that come to mind when thinking about Danielle Serota. Danielle is a freshman at Parkway Central High School and has been dancing since she was very little. Currently, she dances at Patzius Performing Arts, where...

Through HMLC visit, police officers broaden cultural understanding

By Jennifer Rubin, Sophomore, Parkway CentralPublished December 14, 2011

One of the hardest, but most important parts of being a police officer is the training. Officers learn and participate in activities that include physical training, continuing education, driving tests, role-play and target practice. To become an officer,...

Columnist Lois Caplan

THE HOLOCAUST IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION

By Lois CaplanPublished April 6, 2011

THE HOLOCAUST IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION: the 70th Anniversary of the Nazi German Invasion is the theme of the 2011 annual Yom Hashoah - Holocaust Remembrance Day.  At 4 p.m. Sunday, May 1 at Congregation Shaare Emeth, hundreds of St. Louisans will mark...

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