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

Jill Goldwasser (left) and Kaitlyn Goldstein (right) eating curly fries in Jill’s first post at Sportsman’s Park in Ladue. Search @JillTriesMoreFries on Instagram to watch her current videos.

Ladue student’s Instagram food blog scores a 10 out of 10

By BRADFORD SIWAK, SENIOR, LADUE September 12, 2019

 If you spot Jill Goldwasser in a noisy restaurant, you may see her quiet a group of friends, open her iPhone’s camera application, hit record, greet hundreds of followers with a calm yet enthusiastic “Hi everyone!” and then review the French fries...

Kids attending the J’s Camp Sabra have fun at the dock. File Photo

Teens return from summer camp with deeper spirituality

BY JORDAN EISEN, SOPHOMORE, PARKWAY NORTH September 12, 2019

Jewish summer sleep-away camp is meaningful in many ways to Jewish teens. It’s a place for them to get away from the stresses of home and school, meet new friends and serve as a holy place to connect with God. Notably, since prayer at camp greatly differs...

Ohr Chadash teen pages from 2008 through 2017.

A decade of news by and for St. Louis Jewish teens

September 13, 2018

Ladue high graduate Abby Abrams, 25, now lives in New York where she works for Time magazine as a reporter and fact-checker. It’s a job she covets and feels lucky to have, and she credits her time during high school on Ohr Chadash with helping her to...

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