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

Sprinter Steven Solomon, the only Jewish member of the Australian Olympic team, playing for the Australian junior soccer team at the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel.

Australia’s Steven Solomon takes fast track to Olympics

By Dan Goldberg, JTA August 2, 2012

SYDNEY -- Moments after Steven Solomon walked into Ramat Gan Stadium for the opening of the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel, the Australian teenager sent his parents a photo with a message describing how amazing it was to be at his first “Jewish Olympics.”...

Ana and Steven Weisman and Stephanie Trump march to Jerusalems Jaffa Gate during the first “mega event” of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s mission of 700 people to Israel, April 23, 2012.

Biggest federation trip to Israel in years brings more than 700 from Miami

By Uriel Heilman, JTA April 26, 2012

From afar it appeared to be a luminescent snake, twinkling in the dusk that was just beginning to cloak the desert mountains framing the Dead Sea. Upon closer inspection it turned out to be hundreds of Jews from South Florida bearing glow sticks making...

Dorothy Solomon

Dorothy Solomon, 90; was super-saleswoman for Light

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

Dorothy Solomon, for many years an admired “super-saleswoman” of the St. Louis Jewish Light, died “peacefully,” according to family members, on Friday, March 30, at Menorah Medical Center in Kansas City.  She was 90 and had lived in Kansas City,...

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