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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

Ben Novack, Congregation Shaare Emeth

Ben Novack, Congregation Shaare Emeth

May 2, 2012

Ben Novack wanted to honor the members of his family who have been affected by cancer.  Son of Debbie and Brian Novack of Westwood, Ben rode in Pedal the Cause, a fundraiser whose mission is to provide funding for cancer research and cancer discovery...

Richie (left) and Jordan Herskowitz

Remembering Richie

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 6, 2011

Remembering Richie Richie Herskowitz was born with Cystic Fibrosis (CF), a genetic respiratory and digestive disease. In 1996, at the age of 6, Richie became the youngest CF patient to receive a double-lung transplant. The operation took place at St....

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