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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

Congregation Bnai El

Unwise Vote Derails Good B’nai El Deal

Jewish Light Editorial June 13, 2019

It is highly regrettable that an apparently good deal for the future of the former B’nai El synagogue property and its interested potential buyer, the well-regarded Miriam School, has been derailed by a 3-2 vote of board members in the tiny village...

Bnai El building in 2019

Westwood rejects B’nai El-Miriam Academy deal

BY ERIC BERGER, ASSOCIATE EDITOR June 11, 2019

The Village of Westwood trustees voted June 4 to reject an application to rezone the former B’nai El property for use by the Miriam Academy, a private high school for students with learning disabilities.  The decision stalls and could kill property...

Zoning issue stalls Miriam Academy bid for B’nai El building

Zoning issue stalls Miriam Academy bid for B’nai El building

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor May 2, 2019

Miriam Academy, a private high school for students with learning disabilities, has reached an agreement with Congregation Shaare Emeth to purchase the former B’nai El Congregation building, but the deal must still receive zoning approval from the Village...

Jewish teen group holds native plant sale at B’nai El Congregation

April 21, 2011

Just in time for Mother's Day, the Jewish Environmental Initiative (JEI) and its teen group are sponsoring a native plant sale and rain barrel raffle. The sale will take place at B'nai El Congregation and the Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy,...

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