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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

Sam Zvibleman (center) with stars and co-creators Maya Erskine and Anna Konkle. Photo: Alex Lombardi for AwesomenessTV

St. Louis native co-creates Emmy-nominated show

By Eric Berger, Associate EditorPublished September 12, 2019

When Sam Zvibleman was a middle school student at Parkway Central in the 1990s, friends put up signs like, “Brant loves Alison,” or “Sam loves Michelle.”The declarations were not genuine but rather from friends trying to make one another laugh....

Beth Feldman serves as the president of the Parkway Board of Education.  She is in her 10th year serving on the board, her fourth as president.  She is the only Jewish member of the board and attends United Hebrew Congregation.

‘We blew it’ planning graduation for Shabbat

By Beth FeldmanPublished September 14, 2017

In our desire to make the graduation experience better for all, the Parkway School Board and administration inadvertently lost sight of the needs of our Jewish students, each as important as any other, and their proud families who had waited for their...

Zoe Klevens [Sydney’s sister], Melanie Gubernik, Kaylee Canoy, Julia Solomon, Brooke Taeckens and Sydney Kolker.  

Mitzvot from the heart: Sydney Kolker

Published May 18, 2016

Sydney Kolker, United Hebrew CongregationAfter returning home from Union for Reform Judaism Goldman Union Camp Institute (GUCI) last summer, Sydney, daughter of Debra Klevens and Michael Kolker of unincorporated St. Louis County, decided to organize...

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