Earlier headlines

Jane Weinhaus, 63, a beloved teacher at Temple Israel’s Deutsch Early Childhood Center, remains hospitalized in the intensive care unit at Missouri Baptist Hospital, where she has been since March 15. 

The National Council for Jewish Women-St. Louis was recognized by the Women’s Foundation of Greater St. Louis as a top place for women to work in the third annual “Women in the Workplace: Employment Scorecard.” The scorecard is the area’s onl…

As Passover approaches, and with all the safety restrictions being put in place to curtail the spread of COVID-19, many Jewish families throughout the St. Louis region may not be able to gather for a seder with family and friends as they have…

Rabbi Hyim Shafner of Kesher Israel synagogue in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., was robbed on Sunday evening a few days after his congregation had shuttered its doors temporarily due to potential spread of the coronavirus.

Sign up for our weekly e-newsletter

Enter your email to receive a weekly digest of Jewish Light headlines:

News & Schmooze

Ohr Chadash Teen Page

Search our site

We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

Update: Event organizers report the "Sweet 16" event celebrating Cantor Sharon Nathanson's 16 years with the congregation, originally planned for March 29, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25.

In 1960, when Mossad agent Peter Zvi Malkin led a team to capture Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, Malkin’s cover was as a tourist. As part of the cover, Malkin brought his own pastels, colored pencils, dry watercolors and oils. He also carr…

HJ’s Café, located on the Millstone Campus near Creve Coeur, is seeking volunteers who enjoy a friendly restaurant environment and interacting with others. Volunteers are sought for lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteer…

Congregation Temple Israel is hosting its 13th annual Israeli Film Festival on Sunday, March 15 from 3:30 to 8 p.m. Guests will enjoy two Israeli films and Israeli-style refreshments and cuisine during intermission and are welcome to attend o…