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

Robert A. Cohn

Jewish Light wins four national journalism awards

Staff Report July 20, 2016

The St. Louis Jewish Light received four first-place awards from the American Jewish Press Association (AJPA) for stories the newspaper published in 2015.AJPA, which represents Jewish media organizations, journalists and communications professionals,...

Just back from their two-week trip to Israel, Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School’s eighth graders talk about their experiences and answer questions posed by younger students at the school. Photos courtesy Patty Bloom

Making Memories

Ellen Futterman, Editor May 18, 2016

Making MemoriesIn the course of 35-plus years as a journalist, I have gone to more press conferences than I care to count, or can even remember. But I promise you none was more memorable than the one I attended Monday at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community...

The devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. and the St.
Louis Jewish communitys efforts to provide relief became of the
top local news stories of 2011.

Top local stories of 2011 reflect changes in Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 4, 2012

St. Louis had a year of ups and downs in 2011, saying farewell to some beloved communal leaders, one local congregation and two longtime kosher mainstays. The community pulled together in response to the tragic devastation of the tornado that struck Joplin....

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