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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

Hannah Maurer

Hannah Maurer: Student’s causes bend toward justice

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish Light May 24, 2018

Ask a group of high school students to name their favorite celebrity and you’ll get answers such as actress Emma Watson or singer Demi Lovato. Hannah Maurer marches to a different drummer. Her “political crush” is voting rights activist Jason...

Steve Gorin and Covenant Place Executive Director Joan Denison look at plans for Covenant’s new building project.

Steve Gorin: Legal, financial background helps nonprofits thrive

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light May 24, 2018

Being president of the board at Covenant Place during the biggest decision in its history was a tough job but Steve Gorin is quick to credit others for the accomplishment. “We had the right executive director in place,” recalls Gorin, 55, as...

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