Earlier headlines

NCJW’s “Advocacy 101” class is a new addition to the Mirowitz Center programming lineup.  Class participants will learn ways to advocate to their legislators on issues of importance. Classes take place once a month for five months, beginning …

The Jewish Community Center will hold its 29th annual Tour de Fun on Sunday, Aug. 25 at the Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. Planned by an all-dad committee, the event offers a day of fun for children ages 10 and under and …

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!

The 100-degree southwestern Oklahoma heat beat down on Heartland for Human Justice trip participants as, one by one, they entered the center of a big circle, looked down at little flaps of paper they clutched in their sweaty hands and read aloud first-person narratives of dead migrants that brought many to tears. The interfaith vigil Aug. 1 at Lawton Heights United Methodist Church in Lawton, Okla., lasted an hour. It was full of songs and stories and memories. Then the group of St. Louis-area activists  headed to the Army post at Fort Sill, just minutes from the tiny church, for the second part of the action: a protest 

The Jewish Community Center’s Garden of Eden is looking for individuals or groups to help tend the community garden at the J near Creve Coeur. Each year, the garden yields more than 4,500 pounds of produce, which is donated to the Harvey Korn…

ADL Heartland has announced the newest recipients of the Meyer and Marcelle Kranzberg Memorial Scholarships. They are Michael Siler from Parkway North High School, Noa Hahn from Ladue Horton Watkins High School and Hale Masaki from Ladue Hort…

Enjoy an enlightening day of growth and learning as Nusach Hari B’nai Zion welcomes Rabbi Hillel Van Leeuwen as the scholar-in-residence on Saturday, July 27. Hillel is the director of leadership development at the Mizrachi World Movement in …

The Jewish Community Center is seeking donations of books through July 30 for its summer used book sale, which takes place Aug. 11-15. Donated books may be dropped off at the J’s Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive.