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

Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael is community chaplain with Jewish Family & Children’s Service in St. Louis.

Don’t let fears silence voices of hope

By Rabbi Micah Buck-Yael June 29, 2016

“Stop,” I’ve said. “You’re climbing too high!” “Don’t play with that, it’s sharp!” “You could get lost in those woods!” I’ve even said, to my embarrassment, things the really boil down to, “Careful! Don’t try that, the...

Editorial: A Moment So Close

November 23, 2011

The news is gloomy these days, for sure, which makes it even harder to look for those morsels that ought comprise our Thanksgiving-season gratitude.Domestically, political types seem more desirous of destroying their opponents than creating governing...

Talking turkey

Thanksgiving mitzvahs

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 16, 2011

Talking Turkey There's never a shortage of mitzvot opportunities in the St. Louis Jewish community, but perhaps no time of year are these opportunities as bountiful-or as greatly needed-at Thanksgiving. The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry (HKJFP) recently...

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