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

Michael Costello

UMSL to launch Israel trip for business students

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor January 30, 2020

Airports and planes are often spaces for sharing details about travel plans, which is what Rabbi Hershey Novack and Michael Costello did when they met en route to Toronto from St. Louis in January 2019.Novack, the co-director of Chabad on Campus — Rohr...

Dodi Smason

Chabad program targets Jewish students beyond Wash U

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer August 30, 2018

Growing up the daughter of a modern Orthodox rabbi and attending Block Yeshiva High School, Dodi Smason felt “a strong Jewish identity,” she said.So after graduating high school in 2009 and starting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Smason...

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