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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

Is human composting the next big thing in Jewish death practice?

Is human composting the next big thing in Jewish death practice?

MAYA MIRSKY , In partnership with the "J" of Northern CaliforniaPublished January 24, 2023

This article first appeared in J. The Jewish News of Northern California “There was no squeamishness on my part, I didn’t wear gloves,” said Adam Gottstein. “I had Mom in the palms of my hands.” The Amador County resident was placing the...

‘There’s a real crisis in American Jewry’ — a new book warns of worsening deadlock in U.S.-Israel relationship

‘There’s a real crisis in American Jewry’ — a new book warns of worsening deadlock in U.S.-Israel relationship

Nora Berman, Deputy Opinion Editor at The ForwardPublished January 18, 2023

This story was originally published in the Forward. Click here to get the Forward's free email newsletters delivered to your inbox. What it means to be an American Jew has long centered on two things: support for Israel and remembering the Holocaust. But...

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