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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

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....

Rabbi Justin Kerber

A ‘conversation’ on the parsha with luminaries of Torah scholarship

BY RABBI JUSTIN KERBER January 4, 2012

I noticed something peculiar in the story of our ancestor Jacob's young adult life. "And G!d went up from him." (Gen. 35:13) It looked almost as if God "lifted off" from him. Could it really be, I wondered, that with the ending of Jacob's conflicts with...

Parsha Lech Lecha: Go, get thee out

By Rabbi James Stone Goodman November 9, 2011

At the end of his lifeAbraham ascended to the top of the chariot of Ezekielit was covered with the dew of light. Abraham dressed in hand-me-down celestial garmentssaw the future -a vision of reconciliationfrom what was missing in his generationhe saw...

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