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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Ask the Fourth Graders: A common conundrum at the start of the school year

Ask the Fourth Graders: A common conundrum at the start of the school year

September 15, 2021

Question: We got our class assignments for school and a bunch of my friends are together in one class and I don’t know many people in my class. I’m disappointed. Do you have any suggestions for me? It can be hard when you don’t get into the...

Ask the Third Graders | Getting left out and seeing the fun on social media

Ask the Third Graders | Getting left out and seeing the fun on social media

June 8, 2021

Question: A group of my daughter’s best friends had a sleepover and didn’t invite her. My daughter found out about it because the girls posted Tik Toks while they were together. Her feelings are really hurt. How should she deal with that? More...

Ask the Third Graders: When the truth might hurt a friends feelings

Ask the Third Graders: When the truth might hurt a friend’s feelings

April 14, 2021

Third grade students Alexa and Madeline offer their advice in the second installment of a new St. Louis Jewish Light video series.  Question: A friend called, who told me her daughter asked mine if she liked her new haircut, and my daughter said she...

Ask the third graders | Hurtful words

Ask the third graders | Hurtful words

March 30, 2021

Third grade students Alexa and Madeline offer their advice in the second installment of a new St. Louis Jewish Light video series.  Question: Sometimes my friends use hurtful words like “dumb” or “stupid” to make fun of someone or put them...

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