St. Louis Jewish Light
|Editor-in-chief||Robert A. Cohn (emeritus)|
|Headquarters||6 Millstone Campus,|
St. Louis, Missouri
|Circulation||10,000 households (2012)|
The St. Louis Jewish Light is a weekly Jewish newspaper distributed in St. Louis, Missouri, that was established in 1947. It is located at 6 Millstone Campus, St. Louis. It is a constituent agency of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis, and has an independent board of directors. Steve Gallant is President of the Light's Board of Trustees.
In 2004, its editorial board approved accepting same-sex commitment announcements in the newspaper, by a vote of 9-7. Orthodox board members, joined by some non-Orthodox members, opposed publication of the announcements.
Circulation and readership
In 1991, 78% of the readers of the newspaper said they were interested in news about Israel. In 1992, it had a circulation of 15,000 and a readership estimated at 50,000, and in 2007, it had a circulation of 14,500 households. In 2012, the circulation was approximately 10,000.
Ellen Futterman is Editor. Thomas Wombacher is Director of Operations. Robert A. Cohn is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the newspaper.
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