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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

Covenant Place is among the winners of this year’s “What’s Right With the Region” awards, given by Focus St. Louis.  File Photo: Mike Sherwin

Covenant Place meal program receives $25,000 JCA grant

Published February 8, 2022

Many older adults are advised by their physicians and children to eat more nutritiously but how the older adult is going to get to the grocery, afford the food, safely prepare it and meet all the food group requirements when cooking-for-one, is not...

Covenant Place plans to have residents move into the new Cahn Family Building later this month. The building, named for Paul and Elissa Cahn, replaces the current Covenant II Building. The building’s first floor will house the Mirowitz Center (named for donor Helene Mirowitz). Photo: Eric Berger

Move-in day approaching at Covenant Place

By Eric Berger, Associate EditorPublished June 13, 2019

Joan Meres already likes living at Covenant Place.At 89 years old, she has been in charge of the senior residence’s bingo game for the past few months. She still drives. She attends Friday night Shabbat services at Covenant each week. Meres has lived...

What’s next in your life? Check out Primetime Expo

Published October 19, 2016

The Jewish Light’s annual Primetime Expo will be held from noon to 3 pm Sunday, Oct. 30 at the Jewish Community Center’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive.Hear great talks from such notable speakers as Alan Spector who will discuss...

Crown Center for Senior Living in University City.

Crown Center to celebrate 50th anniversary with gala

Published October 13, 2016

Gladys and Henry Crown Center for Senior Living will mark its 50th anniversary in 2017. To celebrate the milestone, Crown Center has planned a gala event at 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6 at Washington University’s Hillman Hall. The gala will commemorate Crown...

The new Covenant Place I building. 

Checking out Covenant Place’s impressive new building

Lois CaplanPublished October 13, 2016

IMAGINE, IF YOU CAN, driving up the drive to the entrance of Covenant Place, a large and imposing classic Tudor apartment building that recently opened as home for 101 older adult residents. I did this recently and actually gasped at its beauty and grandeur....

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