Marshall and Sara Myers enjoyed 57 years of a happy marriage, which included service to the Jewish community, locally, nationally and globally. Tragically, Sara Myers was stricken with dementia and despite her efforts to stave off its mind-robbing symptoms, died of Alzheimer’s on Aug. 2, 2018.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Thursday, November 21, 2019
Joyce Cohen Olshan knows it isn’t easy to get up for school in the morning. She encourages children to slither like a snake to the kitchen, make themselves part of a “pillow sandwich” or walk on bubble wrap.
Thursday, October 17, 2019
The Marcus Foundation has awarded a $3.2 million grant to Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) for supporting mental health across the spectrum of Jewish camps in North America.
As a well-respected physician, innovative medical school professor and award-winning researcher in the mechanisms of insulin secretion, Stanley Misler has had quite a career in the sciences. But since a 2015 retirement from his work as a nephrologist — a kidney specialist — he’s also proved …
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
For Beth Koritz, it came on very suddenly.
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Vicki Atlas Israel wants parents and children to know they have the power to stress less.
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Rabbi Jessica Shafrin would like to start a conversation even if she knows that the topic of death isn’t one people are always eager to broach.
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Dr. Steven Teitelbaum likes to use words like “fortunate” or “lucky” to describe the accolades he’s earned in his career.
Sunday, December 23, 2018
Marcia Mermelstein understands that getting around is vital for older adults.
Sunday, November 25, 2018
Not too many people have both bodybuilding awards and a microbiology degree in their collection of momentos but Cathleen Kronemer isn’t just any person. Now age 57, the longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center didn’t even get into her first bodybuilding competition until he…
Friday, October 19, 2018
Rabbi James Stone Goodman is longtime facilitator of local support groups for addiction, mental health.
Tuesday, October 16, 2018
ENCINO, Calif. — Curiosity about my ancestry spurred me to order an at-home genetic testing kit by mail earlier this year. Maybe my blonde hair was a result of some hidden Swedish genes?
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Next month, St. Louisans will have the opportunity to learn how to lengthen their lives through lifestyle changes.
Thursday, July 19, 2018
“Greet everyone with a warm, cheerful, and pleasant countenance.” (Pirkei Avot 1:15)
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Retirement community developer Allegro considers its latest location, in Richmond Heights, to be a bit of a homecoming.
What is your favorite St. Louis Cardinals memory? Have you or a loved one been dealing with mild to moderate dementia? What does the baseball term “can of corn” refer to and where did it originate?
Thursday, May 17, 2018
When 15-year-old Micah Schwartz plays board games with his grandmother Dorothy, he doesn’t mind if they have to adapt the rules a bit. The important thing is that they are getting to spend time together.
Thursday, April 19, 2018
An upcoming event is set to inform the St. Louis community on the prevalence of certain forms of cancer among Ashkenazi Jews.
Thursday, March 22, 2018
If you’ve already broken your New Year’s fitness resolutions, you might not be ready to think about getting in shape again until next January. But for Bryce Banaszynski, exercise and diet are year-round concerns.
Friday, February 23, 2018
Becoming a mother is all about helping guide a new life into the world, but for Jessica Manela Litwack, it also spawned a desire to help guide other mothers as they enter the new world of parenthood.
- Covenant’s cafe thrives with 2 kitchens, kosher and non-kosher
- Roslyn Kaskowitz Glaser
- Lynn’s at it again, too
- New Jewish Theatre presents ‘My Name is Asher Lev’
- Ruth Goldberg
- The granddaughter of a Cambodian princess had a bat mitzvah
- HJ’s Cafe at Covenant Place’s Mirowitz Center, will offer Sunday kosher brunch
- News from the Millstone campus
- Maria Weems Van Ryn
- 500 rabbis and Jewish leaders call for action against climate change