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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Israelis take to the streets on Yom Kippur

Israelis take to the streets on Yom Kippur

Haim Silberstein September 13, 2021

(Israel21c) - At Yom Kippur, Israel grinds to a halt. For 25 hours, schools, restaurants and businesses shut down, roads empty out as driving is prohibited, and there are no buses, no trains, and no planes. Known as the Day of Atonement, it’s...

Chris Berman during the Home Run Derby in advance of the 2013 All Star Game at Citi Field. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)

Five iconic Chris Berman calls to celebrate his birthday

Alec Baris, Digital Engagement Associate May 10, 2021

Chris Berman is a jack of all trades, and it would be a challenge to find out what major sporting event he hasn’t covered. Growing up in Irvington, N.Y. and raised Jewish,  Berman-- or “Boomer,” as he is known --  has been an anchor for ESPN’s...

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