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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

More than 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium in New Jersey for the Siyum HaShas, celebrating the completion of the Daf Yomi page-a-day Talmud study cycle, Aug. 1, 2012.

90,000-plus crowd cheers Siyum HaShas

JTA REPORT August 2, 2012

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Some 90,000 people packed MetLife Stadium to celebrate the completion of the page-a-day Talmud cycle in the largest-ever Siyum HaShas. The gathering Wednesday evening, which was simulcast to some 60 U.S. cities and more than 20...

Daniel Levine, fourth-generation owner of Manhattans J. Levine Books and Judaica, says that while online booksellers such as Amazon hurt his business a decade ago, now hes been able to use the Web to boost his sales.

Jewish bookstores writing new chapters in competition with Internet

By Ben Sales, JTA May 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- The books are in the back at J. Levine Books and Judaica. Before finding the volumes of Jewish titles at the midtown Manhattan store, customers encounter a rotating display of mezuzahs on the left, followed by shelves of kiddush cups and a...

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