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

Exhibit from St. Louis Holocaust Museum & Learning Center 

Holocaust Museum receives $750k NEH challenge grant and more Millstone Campus news

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 16, 2020

A couple of big developments have taken place at institutions on the I.E. Millstone Campus near Creve Coeur. For starters, the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, which is scheduled to undergo significant renovations and an expansion after...

Shelley Dean

Building movers and shakers among young Jewish families

Ellen Futterman, Editor June 6, 2019

Abbie Strauss could hardly contain her excitement when talking about Rhythm ‘N’ Ruach, a parent-child Jewish music program created in St. Louis by Shelley Dean. Last August, Strauss was among the first class of instructors to undergo an intensive,...

Malachi Owens Jr. is cantorial soloist at Temple Emanuel. 

Civil rights celebration, memorial blood drive and a ‘Shark Tank’ style retail competition

Ellen Futterman, Editor May 30, 2019

History 101For those unfamiliar, Juneteenth is an annual observance to remember when Union soldiers enforced the Emancipation Proclamation and freed all remaining slaves in Texas — and more generally in the remote areas of former Confederate States...

I.M.: A Memoir

Fashionable keynote for Jewish Book Fest, and more

By Ellen Futterman, Editor May 23, 2019

Mizrahi brings his memoir to Jewish Book FestivalIsaac Mizrahi will be the keynote speaker on opening night, Sunday, Nov. 3, at the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival. He will discuss his new book, “I.M.: A Memoir,” when he takes the stage at 7 p.m....

Ellen Futterman

Honor for Mirowitz’s Maayan; Bible contest winners; instrument sale; art of demolition

By, Ellen Futterman, Editor May 16, 2019

What’s up doc?Congrats to Cheryl Maayan, head of school at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, who received her Doctorate of Jewish Religious Education (honoris causa) from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion at its graduation ceremonies...

Editor Ellen Futterman

Tips for Chelsea

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR August 4, 2010

Congratulations and a heartfelt mazel tov to Chelsea Clinton on her nuptials over the weekend to Marc Mezvinsky, a Conservative Jew. While we know she is Methodist with no plans of converting, we still thought she might appreciate some Jewish motherly...

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