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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

Jeff and Randy Vines (above) and Lory Cooper (below) are two of the featured interviews in the Jewish Light’s video series, “Why Be Jewish” which launches at an April 4 event.  

Why Be Jewish? project, event shine light on how Judaism resonates today

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 28, 2019

April 4 event at .ZACK highlights stories of 20- and 30-something Jews in St. LouisThere’s no one way to be Jewish in 2019 America. At least that’s one of the themes the Jewish Light discovered when it embarked on its “Why Be Jewish?” video...

Community invited to ‘Why Be Jewish?’ event April 4

Community invited to ‘Why Be Jewish?’ event April 4

By Ellen Futterman, Editor February 21, 2019

Save the date – 7 p.m. Thursday, April 4 at the .ZACK Last spring, thanks to a generous grant from the Kranzberg Family Foundation, the Jewish Light began work on a video storytelling project called “Why Be Jewish?” Part of the impetus for the...

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