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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

Sustaining day school education, financially and morally

By Aryeh Klapper, Jewish Ideas Daily May 23, 2012

There is a lot of hand-wringing these days about whether the rising costs of Jewish day schools are sustainable. The discussion has been about money, but this misses the point: The largest costs of day school tuition are not financial but moral, and the...

Sustaining a day school education, financially and morally

By Aryeh Klapper, JTA May 17, 2012

BOSTON -- There is a lot of hand-wringing these days about whether the rising costs of Jewish day schools are sustainable.The discussion has been about money, but this misses the point: The largest costs of day school tuition are not financial but moral,...

Alex Tash preforms in the Parkway Central High School show choir
Pizzazz.Photo: Mia Kweskin

Teen embraces passion for entertaining

BY MIA KWESKIN, Junior, Parkway Central November 9, 2011

Talented, hilarious, unique, smart, reliable, friendly and determined-these are the words family and friends use to describe Parkway Central junior Alex Tash. But there's one more word describing Alex that people may be surprised to discover: Jewish.Born...

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