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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Summer reading list

Summer reading list

Jewish Light Staff Report August 1, 2012

  Barb Raznick, Director of Saul Brodsky Jewish Community Library Recommended books:  “Room Enough for Daisy” by Debby Waldman and Rita Feutl — inspired by a Yiddish folktale, a young girl’s clever mom helps her realize that “less is more”...

Schools start brings mixed emotions

School’s start brings mixed emotions

Story and Photos By Amanda Cohen, Special to the Light August 25, 2010

The old saying "all good things must come to an end" resonates loud and clear to youngsters and teens who have to say goodbye to summer fun and load up their backpacks once again. But with the start of a new school year comes certain expectations: I hope...

From left, Jesse Drapekin, Avital Shulman, Zachary Weinstock, Sydney Schein, Paul Lisker, Danielle Baron and Johanna Lowell were among this years Jewish students participating in UM-St. Louis STARS program.

Summer program puts spotlight on young scientists

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light August 1, 2010

There are summer camps for sports and for music. But what if your bright, talented high schooler plans to become a doctor or a research scientist? There is a "camp" for that, too, thanks to University of Missouri's STARS program. Students and Teachers...

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