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

Silk Foundation Trustees Dr. Richard Kofkoff and Dr. Susan Godwin-Kofkoff are shown with Rabbi Jordan Gerson. Gerson is The Silk Foundation Campus Rabbi at Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis.

Silk Foundation smooths way for many Jewish agencies

BY DAVID BAUGHER, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 10, 2018

Susan Godwin-Kofkoff remembers her uncle Martin Silk as a colorful, religious man, a collector of clocks and antiques who loved being Jewish. “He wanted to be able to give to people who were in need,” she said.Today, the foundation that bears his...

The St. Louis Hillel building as it looks today; an addition to
the left of the building, which housed an auditorium, lobby,
kitchen and offices, was torn down last year.

A changed landscape, approach for St. Louis Hillel

Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 1, 2012

Jacqueline Ulin Levey believes college organizations such as Hillel have to be proactive when it comes to reaching out and engaging students. That's why the Jewish organization is now meeting students at places on campus where they hang out, including...

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