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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

Eric Berger is a staff writer for the St. Louis Jewish Light. 

H for Harvey, I for Irma, C for climate change

BY ERIC BERGER, Staff Writer September 13, 2017

As we descend down the alphabet this hurricane season — Harvey, Irma — it seems like one letter is still being left out: C, as in climate change.Despite the fact that there is scientific consensus that warmer water and air make for more intense storms,...

Jewish leaders pledge to reduce greenhouse gases

JTA February 6, 2012

Fifty Jewish leaders signed a pledge to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in advance of Tu b'Shvat. The communal leaders and rabbis from the Conservative, Orthodox, Reconstructionist, Reform and Renewal movements on Monday signed The Coalition on the Environment...

Spiritual support group for Jews with mental illness plans meeting

August 31, 2011

Achraiyut, a support group for Jewish persons with a mental illness, will meet Monday, Sept. 12 at Congregation Neve Shalom, 1240 Dautel Lane in Creve Coeur. In Hebrew, achraiyut means "to assume responsibility."The group is designed for those who have...

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