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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

Jewish Federation awards $50k in inclusion grants

April 27, 2017

Jewish Federation of St. Louis has awarded $50,000 in grants to 14 Jewish schools, agencies and congregations for inclusive programs. This is the third year that Federation has allocated mini grants to help Jewish organizations eliminate barriers so that...

Chabad course applies Talmudic wisdom to ‘modern conundrums’

January 26, 2017

Chabad of Greater St. Louis will offer a new six-week course starting in late January on “The Dilemma: Modern Conundrums. Talmudic Debates. Your Solutions.” Chabad will lead two sessions of the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute course: • On Mondays...

Chabad course looks at Jewish secrets to success, productivity

November 2, 2016

Chabad of Greater St. Louis will offer a new, six-part course from the Rohr Jewish Learning Institute (JLI) called “How Success Thinks: Jewish Secrets for Leading a Productive Life.”The course will be offered in two locations on different nights of...

Rabbi Yosef Landa of Chabad of Greater St. Louis sounds the shofar during a dedication ceremony Sunday for the Morris and Ann Lazaroff Chabad Center on Delmar Boulevard. Photo: Andrew Kerman

Missouri governor helps dedicate new Chabad facility

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light September 28, 2016

With the sounds of a bustling Delmar Boulevard as the backdrop, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon helped cut the ribbon on Chabad’s newly refurbished facility near Old Bonhomme on Sunday.“The center will serve as a hub for programming throughout the St. Louis...

Chabad’s Shofar Corps seeks volunteers, requests for visits

September 15, 2016

Chabad’s Shofar Corp — a group of trained shofar-blowing volunteers — will visit individuals who for reasons of their limited mobility will be unable to attend services and hear the shofar sounded on Rosh Hashanah Oct. 3 and 4. Requests for visits...

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