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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

Lisa Cohen, Linda Horwitz and Julie Pepper peform a number by ABBA during Lip Sync Live, a fundraiser for J Associates.  Photo: Ben Tishler  

Building Jewish life at UMSL; Lip Sync Live in the Loop

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 9, 2016

In order to increase Jewish presence and, over time, grow admission among Jewish students, Chabad on Campus has funded a new part-time staff position to ramp up Jewish activities at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.Esther “Esty” Munk was hired...

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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