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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

Olga Chernov-Gitin is a first-generation American who lives with her husband and two children in Conshohocken, Penn.

I celebrate Passover because my parents couldn’t

By Olga Chernov-Gitin, Kveller via JTA April 21, 2016

My son is 4 ½, a delightful age when he is still full of sometimes grammatically incorrect sentences that provide a glimpse into the magical and unique way that children see the world. In everything, my husband and I look for teaching moments. Our policy...

 Karen Aroesty

Protect religious liberty: Vote no on Amendment 2

BY KAREN AROESTY July 25, 2012

For more than 200 years the Missouri Constitution has protected the religious liberty of all Missourians whether in the majority or minority.   It already provides all Missourians with the right to private and voluntary prayer in public schools, workplaces...

Letters to the editor, week of April 18, 2012

April 18, 2012

Religion and electability No doubt, religion plays a major part in the everyday lives of millions of Americans, and the political arena is no exception. Take this year’s GOP presidential candidates, for example, all of whom are trying to curry favor...

Letter to the editor: ‘War on Women’ in congress

April 6, 2011

During the past month, the United States Congress has declared a "war on women." A series of extreme anti-choice bills are moving their way through our national legislature, each of which would strike a grievous blow to women's access to reproductive...

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