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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

Making the seder fun again

By Dr. Erica Brown, JointMedia News Service March 28, 2012

Three times in the book of Exodus and once in Deuteronomy, we are commanded to tell the master narrative of our people to our children. Sometimes it is because children ask, and we have a responsibility as bearers of a legacy to answer. Sometimes children...

Rabbi Lane Steinger

Counting the Sabbaths before Pesach

By Rabbi Lane Steinger March 14, 2012

Throughout the Jewish year there are several Shabbatot/Sabbaths which have an added significance. This week will end with one: Shabbat Parah (the Sabbath of Parah Adumah/the Red Heifer), one of a series of special Shabbatot which lead up to Passover....

Bnai Amoonas Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose

Awaking to the potential power of the desert

Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose January 4, 2012

"We set out from Chorev and traversed the entire vast and awful (OR) great and awesome desert that you all saw, along the road to the hill country of the Amorites, as the Lord our God commanded us." - Deuteronomy 1:19 "Abba...Abba...you awake?" Truth...

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