Thursday, November 07, 2019

Allie Wielansky has joined the staff of The Missouri Valley Conference as the director of media & administration. In addition to serving as the primary communications liaison for cross country and track & field, she provides operations assistance at many league championships, assists…

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Editor’s note: All announcements regarding local lawyers’ selection by “Best Lawyers” publications must be received by noon Friday, Oct. 18. “Best Lawyers” submissions after that will not be considered for publication. Email announcements to Elise Krug at ekrug@thejewishlight.com or call 314…

Thursday, August 08, 2019

Former St. Louisan Sara Winkelman is director of the Student to Student Initiative at the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of Greater Washington, D.C. Student to Student, JCRC’s  new peer education initiative, is based on a model program of the same name in St. Louis that has been i…

Thursday, July 04, 2019

Three Temple Emanuel high school students have received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award from Mary Institute and St. Louis Country Day School. The award recognizes individuals who have completed substantial community-service hours during a 12-month period or cumulative hours earned o…

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Jewish Federation director of planned giving Lori Wishne was recently appointed to the board of the St. Louis Council of Charitable Planned Givers. The council promotes charitable gift planning by facilitating, coordinating and encouraging the education of the planned giving community throug…

Friday, May 03, 2019

Dr. Steven Strasberg, the Pruett Professor of Surgery and Carl Moyer Departmental Teaching Coordinator in the Section of Hepatobiliary-Pancreatic and GI (HPB-GI) Surgery, has received the Barnes-Jewish Hospital Medical Staff Lifetime Achievement “Master Physician.” The award is given annuall…

Friday, April 05, 2019

Lynn and Dr. Carl Lyss and Rick Abrams will be honored at the 2019 JCRC Tzedek Award Celebration on May 28. The Lysses will receive the Batya Abramson-Goldstein Legacy Award, which recognizes those whose exceptional leadership and vision and have had an enduring impact on the Jewish Communit…

Friday, March 08, 2019

United Hebrew Congregation’s Chai Society will honor Julie Gibbs, Jenifer Newmark, David and Stacy Rolfe and Tony Spielberg at its May 4 Cuatro de Mayo celebration. They are being recognized for their contributions to the life (chai) of the congregation. Gibbs is the director of the Jewish F…

Friday, February 08, 2019

Steve Rosenzweig has joined the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra as its chief financial officer. He previously served as the CFO and chief operating officer of the St. Louis Jewish Community Center. A member of Congregation B’nai Amoona, Rosenzweig is an adjunct professor at Washington Universit…

Friday, January 04, 2019

Among the area lawyers who have been chosen for inclusion in the 2019 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America” and/or “Missouri Super Lawyers 2018” publications are: Richard Eisen, Gary Growe, Robert Kaiser, Michael Kass and David Rubin.Additional Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers were announce…

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