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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

Israel grants Bedouin community its first solar field license

JTA February 8, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israel's Public Utility Authority granted the first-ever license for a solar project in the Bedouin community, which is being funded by the U.S. government. The license was granted Monday for the solar energy field, which will be built in...

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion President Bob Kaiser (center) and Rabbi Ze’ev Smason (right) talk with Jason Parker, Project Manager for Certified Solar Solutions, LLC during a visit to the construction site of NHBZ’s new building on Price Road near Old Bonhomme in Olivette. Photo: Kristi Foster

The greening of the shul

April 21, 2011

It's a staple of synagogue life. Meeting rooms, lobbies, even individual bricks can be dedicated in memory of a loved one or in honor of a family that has contributed to the congregation. Nusach Hari B'nai Zion is no exception to the rule. But as shul...

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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