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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

 

BSKI pays tribute to Rabbi Miller

May 23, 2012

Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel will hold a tribute event to honor Rabbi Mordecai Miller from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 at BSKI, 1107 E. Linden Avenue in Richmond Heights. The event costs $18 and will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres.  The program/tribute...

COAST (Chabad Ohr Atid Sunday Torah)

Meet one of the Light’s 2012 Unsung Heroes

May 2, 2012

COAST (Chabad Ohr Atid Sunday Torah) Sarah Lavin, Rachel Zuener, Shira Weissman, Elan Baskir, Zoe Tabachnick and Ari Rosenstrauch COAST is a collaborative effort of Chabad on Campus and Ohr Atid connecting Washington University student volunteers with...

Chabad of Greater St. Louis Director Rabbi Yosef Landa, shown in
a Jewish Light file photo, will teach a six-part course on Jewish
business ethics, beginning Thursday, Jan. 26.

Chabad plans courses on Judaism’s relevance today, business ethics

January 18, 2012

Chabad's Jewish Learning Institute will begin two courses beginning in late January: one on Judaism's relevance in modern life, taking place over 11 Wednesday evenings starting Jan. 25 and another focusing on Jewish Business Ethics, taking place over...

Janet Haber

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion installs first female president

January 18, 2012

Nusach Hari B'nai Zion has announced that Janet Haber has been named board President-the first female president in the congregation's history."I'm not excited because having a woman president is simply groundbreaking, or because it's daring to break with...

Registration open for Cotillion program at Temple Israel

December 21, 2011

Congregation Temple Israel will offer a Cotillion program open to all area sixth graders. Cotillion provides instruction in social etiquette and dance and offers youth an opportunity to socialize with peers from throughout the St. Louis Jewish community....

Rev. Dr. John Bennett (left) and Rev. Allen Ladage (right) of
Missouri Interfaith Impact give Central Reform Congregations
Jennifer Bersdale and Rabbi Susan Talve the first annual Amos 5:24
Justice Avocate Award during CRCs Shabbat services Friday night.
Photo: Kristi Foster

CRC receives social justice award

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light August 17, 2011

Reverend Dr. John Bennett felt last week's Shabbat experience more than lived up to his expectations. "I have known and worked with Rabbi Susan Talve and it is such a joy to be in her presence at any time but in the congregational setting it was even...

An artists rendering of the new Nusach Hari Bnai Zion building
at 650 N. Price Road in Olivette.

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion plans dedication for new shul in Olivette

August 17, 2011

Nusach Hari Bnai Zion will hold a dedication celebration - Chanukat Habayit - at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28. The community is invited to celebrate with NHBZ as it opens its new synagogue building, located at 650 N. Price Road.Currently located in University...

Meal or no meal? Perspectives on interfaith food

BY LARRY LEVIN April 6, 2011

When we put our paper to bed last week, I was extremely pleased, for several reasons: • We were able to provide front-page coverage of (and I was fortunate to attend) the dedication ceremony for Chabad on Campus' newly renovated facility adjacent to...

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