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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

Mirowitz eighth grader Jacob Genin (center) stands with his Yeshivat Kadimah High School basketball teammates.

Mirowitz eighth-grader joins Yeshivat Kadimah high school basketball team

DANIEL SHANKER, FRESHMAN, YESHIVAT KADIMAH HIGH SCHOOLPublished February 20, 2022

In the name “high school basketball” exists a very helpful indicator: high school. That’s normally a useful clue, but not so with Jacob Genin, an eighth-grader at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School, a Bais Abe congregant and a player on the...

Yeshivat Kadimah plans 7th Annual Scholarship Gala

Yeshivat Kadimah plans 7th Annual Scholarship Gala

Published February 9, 2020

Yeshivat Kadimah High School of St. Louis will hold its 7th annual scholarship gala on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Moulin Events & Meetings in the Historic Centennial Malt House of the Schnaider Brewery, 2017 Chouteau Ave.The event will be celebrating the...

Epstein Hebrew Academy students Ezra Cohen (left) and Jack Wertman take in an art class led by Morah Baila Shulman at right. 

Jewish day schools start 2020 in new University City location

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish LightPublished January 23, 2020

The last week of December 2019 was a time-out for most people, a final period of rest and relaxation. Not so for the staff, faculty and volunteers at H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy. A two-week marathon of packing, moving and unpacking occurred during a short...

Rabbi Yaakov Green, head of school at Epstein Hebrew Academy, speaks to students during the Jewish Student Union Torah of Unity Celebration in December 2017 with students of Epstein and Yeshivat Kadimah High School. Green is leaving Epstein at the end of the 2018-2019 school year to join a Jewish day school in Dallas.

Epstein, Kadimah plan to merge, move to new campus

By Eric Berger, Associate EditorPublished April 11, 2019

H.F. Epstein Hebrew Academy and Yeshivat Kadimah High School announced last week that they would merge to form one school and move from the Olivette building they share to a new space in University City. Leaders of Epstein, an early childhood, elementary...

High schoolers vs. rabbis basketball game to raise funds for team

Published September 21, 2016

Yeshivat Kadimah High School’s boys basketball team has been selected to compete in the Cooper Yeshiva High School National Invitational Basketball Tournament on Nov. 3-6 in Memphis. To raise funds for the team’s expenses, students have planned several...

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