Friday, July 03, 2020
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Russel Neiss is one of three Jewish educators honored with the Covenant Foundation Award. He is a senior product engineer with Sefaria, a nonprofit organization dedicated to building the future of Jewish learning in an open and participatory way by assembling a free, living library of Jewish…

Thursday, June 04, 2020
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Dr. David H. Gutmann has received the Advocate of Hope Award from the national Neurofibromatosis Network. He is the vice chairman for research affairs in the neurology department at Washington University School of Medicine. Gutmann founded and directs the Washington University Neurofibromato…

Thursday, May 07, 2020
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The Men’s Clubs of Congregation B’nai Amoona and Kol Rinah will honor their respective Man of the Year and Youth of the Year at a luncheon on a date to be determined. All honorees have demonstrated a commitment to a primary objective of the Men’s Club: the involvement of Jews in Jewish ritua…

Friday, March 06, 2020
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The two men who shared the vision to build what is now Siteman Cancer Center have been recognized as citizens of the year by the St. Louis Post Dispatch; Alvin Siteman, the benefactor for whom the center is named, and Dr. Timothy J. Eberlein, Siteman’s director. Siteman and his wife Ruth, wh…

Friday, February 07, 2020
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Rochelle Brandvein, owner of Brandvein-Aaranson Public Relations, a 30-year-old PR agency, will now solely handle nonprofits and companies with a philanthropic arm or foundation.  Her company specializes in publicity, copywriting and creative services. Brandvein attends Congregation Shaare Emeth.

Thursday, December 05, 2019
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Bud Rosenbaum has been named chairman of the Holocaust Museum & Learning Center. He has been a volunteer  there for 10 years ago served as a docent and chair of its Development Committee, among other assignments. Rosenbaum is a member of Temple Israel.

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
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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
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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
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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…

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