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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

Barking up the right tree

By Tami Lehman-Wilzig February 1, 2012

There's something about trees. Shel Silverstein's children's book classic "The Giving Tree" proves the point: Trees are sustenance. They provide comfort and love, even shelter. Unconditional love is what they bestow. But do we give back? As Tu B'Shvat...

UMSL Professor Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik. Photo by:  Logan Mize

UMSL professor combines environment and economics

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light April 21, 2011

With Earth Day Friday, it may be time to think about...economics. One rarely thinks of environment and economics together. Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik is an environmental economist who is an expert in renewable energy sources, particularly small hydropower....

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