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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

Anya Corson started her fermented honey business, Anya’s Apothekere, around her mother’s dining room table in 2017. In three years its grown into a thriving enterprise, selling to major grocery chains, Amazon, as well as on her website, anyasapothekere.com.

Home-born fermented honey business takes wing

By Kate Robbins, Special to the Jewish LightPublished June 25, 2020

In late 2017, Anya Corson started her fermented honey business around her mother’s dining room table. “We grew up with Shabbat dinners and holidays always around this table and all the wonderful conversations and things that have happened around...

Benjamin Hochman sheltering at home.

No games? No drama? No problem for P-D sportswriter

Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish LightPublished May 28, 2020

It’s been more than two months since a professional sport was played in the U.S., and it may be late summer before Major League Baseball considers playing a regular season game. Now, imagine you’re a sportswriter who needs to churn out five columns...

Dr. Stanley Misler, a retired nephrologist, has become a volunteer educator of a variety of subjects at Metro Academic & Classical High School.

Retired physician expands horizons to music, teaching

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish LightPublished October 17, 2019

As a well-respected physician, innovative medical school professor and award-winning researcher in the mechanisms of insulin secretion, Stanley Misler has had quite a career in the sciences. But since a 2015 retirement from his work as a nephrologist...

Abby Kelman’s legal practice focuses on serving rabbis and cantors. Photo: Bill Motchan.

Lawyer assists rabbis, cantors on contract issues

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish LightPublished February 24, 2016

Many rabbis across North America regularly call on St. Louisan Abby Kelman. They’re not looking for her counsel on religious matters but, rather, legal guidance.Kelman is a lawyer. Her specialty: representing or consulting with rabbis and other clergy...

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