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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

Barbara Ballinger (left) Margaret ‘Meg’ Crane (right) are the co-authors of the new book, ‘Suddenly Single After 50: The Girlfriends’ Guide to Navigating Loss, Restoring Hope, and Rebuilding Your Life.’

Starting a new chapter at 50+

Ellen Futterman, Editor July 20, 2016

Starting a new chapter at 50+When I got divorced nearly 30 years ago, many people, including friends and family, would say, “You’re lucky you’re young (I was 30) and don’t have any kids. It’s so much easier that way.”Easy? Who were they kidding?...

New law clamps down on Jewish divorce

JTA March 21, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A new law passed by Israel's Knesset requires rabbinical courts to follow up on its divorce cases to ensure that the husband gives his wife a Jewish writ of divorce. According to the law passed Monday, a husband must give his wife a get,...

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