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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

Rabbi Andrea Goldstein spends time with her children, Macey, 12, Eli, 10, and Lila, 6 at home. Goldstein has served Congregation Shaare Emeth for the past 13 years.

Imas on the bima: Seeking to balance spiritual leadership and motherhood

By Ellie S. Grossman, Special to the Jewish Light May 9, 2012

As hard as they may try, moms who are rabbis or cantors can’t leave their work at the office. It’s impossible. These imas on the bima redefine multitasking by what they can accomplish in one day—balancing spiritual and family duties.  Perhaps this...

Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr.

Temple Israel event to honor Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr.

January 11, 2012

Viola Harvey Nance, wife of Rev. Earl E. Nance, Jr., will accept an interfaith award honoring her husband given by Temple Israel Friday, Jan 13. Unfortunately, Rev. Nance, pastor of Greater Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church, is continuing to recuperate...

Interfaith discussion planned on Christian anti-Semitism

August 24, 2011

Aquinas Institute of Theology, Eden Theological Seminary and the Jewish Community Relations Council's Michael and Barbara Newmark Institute for Human Relations will present "Christian Anti-Semitism Today: What Is It? Where Is It? How Do We Respond?" from...

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon (right), general secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and Rabbi Steve Gutow, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, spoke during  “Bridging Divides through Interfaith Initiatives” last week.

Jewish, Christian speakers bridge interfaith ‘divides’

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus April 13, 2011

Rev. Dr. Michael Kinnamon, general secretary of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, and Rabbi Steve Gutow, president and CEO of the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, became close friends when each worked in St. Louis before assuming...

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