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St. Louis Jewish Light

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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

Debbie Lechtman

WashU Hillel event will explore ‘21st Century Anti-Semitism’

March 31, 2021

Hillel at Washington University (WashU Hillel) will host “21st Century Anti-Semitism:  Exploring Hate, Oppression, and Identity,” from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6. The virtual event will feature a one-hour panel conversation on identifying...

WashU Hillel to offer Passover meal options for students and community

WashU Hillel to offer Passover meal options for students and community

March 11, 2021

Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU Hillel) is once again hosting Kosher for Passover lunches and dinners throughout the holiday.  For St. Louis-area students, Hillel will offer free dine-in and to-go individually-packed meals daily from...

Students attend a community gathering Oct. 28 at Hillel at Washington University, organized after the shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The group heard from three students from Pittsburgh, including two who are members of Tree of Life.  

Hillel to host vigil, discussion in commemoration of Pittsburgh shooting

October 25, 2019

Hillel at Washington University will host a vigil and program in memory of the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.A candle lighting will be followed by a panel...

Wash U. Hillel adds two staffers

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer June 28, 2017

Hillel at Washington University has hired two staff members who will participate in national fellowship programs through Hillel International.The local Hillel chapter was selected as one of 25 chapters to participate in the Springboard Fellowship program,...

Sue Fischlowitz is a former chair of the board of St. Louis Hillel at Washington University and of Hillel at Brandeis University, and previously served as interim executive director at St. Louis Hillel. She is a former Jewish communal professional and lives in Clayton.

Campus discourse: Lack of progress is disturbing

By Sue Fischlowitz May 11, 2017

Regarding the Point/Counterpoint columns in the St. Louis Jewish Light of May 3 (“WashU Hillel explains decision on Breaking the Silence exhibit” and “Voices of dissent should be welcome in ‘big tent’):Once again, Jewish life on campuses in...

WashU Hillel to host community lunches during Passover

April 21, 2016

Hillel at Washington University (WashU Hillel) invites the community to join St. Louis area students for kosher for Passover lunches throughout the holiday. Lunches will take place Saturday, April 23 through Friday, April 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m....

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