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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

Rabbi Andy Kastner

Why I Went to the White House

BY RABBI ANDY KASTNER August 31, 2011

Around the world this week, the Torah portion read this week is entitled Shoftim (Judges). This portion seeks to set forth a system of justice and a culture of political and social responsibility. The Torah lays out guidelines for the appointment of social...

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Removing the leaven from our homes and hearts

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson April 21, 2011

It is not often that the festival of Pesach (Passover) coincides with the Torah portion, Aharei Mot (After the death [of two of the sons of Aaron]).  It is interesting when they do as the first third of this week's Torah portion is also read on Yom Kippur...

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