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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

Emily Goldstein

Teen runs toward helping others with juvenile arthritis

Ellen Futterman, Editor November 1, 2017

Emily Goldstein does not remember life without arthritis.“I was a very active 3-year-old when one day I could not get out of bed, and my family knew something was wrong,” explained Emily, 17. “One of my knees was almost the size of a grapefruit....

UMSL Professor Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik. Photo by:  Logan Mize

UMSL professor combines environment and economics

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light April 21, 2011

With Earth Day Friday, it may be time to think about...economics. One rarely thinks of environment and economics together. Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik is an environmental economist who is an expert in renewable energy sources, particularly small hydropower....

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