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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

Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Rallying to support a family whose home was lost to fire

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 18, 2012

Last Sunday, the Roth family of Creve Coeur lost their home and all of their possessions in an early morning fire. Luckily, none of the family-parents Jane and Boaz and daughters Liat, 12; Sela, 8, and Orli, 1-were hurt in the three-alarm blaze that gutted...

Dr. Phillip and Arleen Korenblat watch Sofer (scribe) Zerach Greenfield 
write the final letters of the Torah at the Solomon Schechter Day School gala marking the school’s 30th anniversary.

New leadership, new vision at Schechter

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light May 25, 2011

A new interim head of school, a new Torah and discussion of a new mission are all on the agenda as an active school year draws to a close at Solomon Schechter Day School.William "Bill" Rowe, head of South County's Thomas Jefferson School, has been named...

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