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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

Hannah Shapiro and Harrison Lyss

Shapiro-Lyss Engagement

April 19, 2018

Hannah Shapiro, daughter of Larry and Bev Shapiro of St. Louis, and Harrison Lyss, son of Jocelyn Shorin Lyss and Andy Lyss of South Carolina have announced their engagement.Hannah is the granddaughter of the late Sophie and Herb Friedman of South Africa,...

Photo courtesy HRS Photo Design

Packman-Stein Engagement

April 19, 2018

Amanda Packman, daughter of Michael and Diane Packman of St. Louis, and Michael Stein, son of Robert and Rosalie Stein of St. Louis (formerly of Grand Rapids, Mich.), have announced their engagement. Amanda is the granddaughter of the late Aaron and...

Simcha Lourie

Having a party? Make it a PARTY!

BY MARGI LENGA KAHN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT March 23, 2018

There are parties, and then there are PARTIES. Most of us have hosted a party. For example, you may have had family or friends over for a backyard barbecue. Or you may have hosted your child’s birthday party in your basement. Or you may have even invited...

 

Benrey-Geigerman Engagement

December 27, 2017

Jennifer Benrey, daughter of Jose and Oleva Benrey of Miami Beach, Fla., and Daniel Geigerman, son of Michael and Paula Geigerman of Creve Coeur, have announced their engagement. Jennifer is the granddaughter of Elisa Benrey and the late Salomón Benrey,...

Waxman-Brandvein Engagement

Waxman-Brandvein Engagement

December 27, 2017

Lindsay Joy Waxman, daughter of Sherri Waxman of St. Louis and Brent Waxman of St. Louis, and Adam Joseph Brandvein, son of Teri and Harvey Brandvein of St. Louis, have announced their engagement.Lindsay is the granddaughter of Joan and Lester Sherman,...

Photo courtesy Jen & Dayton Photography

Solomon-Jones Wedding

December 27, 2017

Elizabeth Solomon and Andrew Jones were married Oct. 28, 2017 at Temple Israel, where Rabbi Amy Feder and Rabbi Michael Alper officiated.Elizabeth is the daughter of Nancy and Edward Solomon of St. Louis. She is the the granddaughter of Susan and Robert...

Photo courtesy Tussey Photography

Grosz-Szakaly Engagement

December 13, 2017

Ashley Grosz, daughter of Keith and Judy Grosz of Chesterfield, and Jensen Szakaly, son of Chris and Ruth Szakaly of Dowagiac, Mich., have announced their engagement.Ashley is the granddaughter of Shirlene and the late Irl Baris of St. Louis, and the...

Photo courtesy: Switzerfilm

Schneider-Fenton Wedding

December 13, 2017

Emily Anne Schneider and Colton Andrew Fenton were married Aug. 26, 2017 at the Four Seasons Hotel in St. Louis.Emily is the daughter of Stuart and Debbie Schneider of Chesterfield, and the granddaughter of Leo and Ethel Newman, and Harold and Harriet...

LaRocca-Hochman Wedding

LaRocca-Hochman Wedding

August 2, 2017

It started with Bart.In November 2015, Angela LaRocca arrived for a business meeting at the “Wydown Starbucks,” at the corner of Hanley Road and Wydown Boulevard, to meet an acquaintance named Bart. He spotted and then introduced her to the new St....

Schneider-Schwartzman Wedding

Schneider-Schwartzman Wedding

January 11, 2017

Jessica Faith Schneider and Mitchel Saul Schwartzman were married Oct. 29 at the Four Seasons Hotel, where Marlene Bricker officiated. Jessica is the daughter of Debbie and Stuart Schneider of Chesterfield, and the granddaughter of Leo and Ethel Newman...

Carlberg-Kootman Engagement

Carlberg-Kootman Engagement

January 11, 2017

Candace Carlberg and Daniel Kootman have announced their engagement. Candace is the daughter of Carol Carlberg-Snyder of Los Angeles and the late Michael Carlberg of St. Louis. Daniel is the son of Michael and Debbie Kootman of Town and Country. The...

Schneider-Fenton Engagement

Schneider-Fenton Engagement

January 11, 2017

Emily Anne Schneider, daughter of Debbie and Stuart Schneider of Chesterfield, and Colton Andrew Fenton, son of Mark and Sherry Fenton of Terre Haute, Ind., have announced their engagement.Emily is the granddaughter of Leo and Ethel Newman of St. Louis,...

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