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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

A group of teens pose for a photo at Congregation Shaare Emeth.  

Shared background helps Jewish teens form lasting friendships

By Ryan Silver, Sophomore, Ladue Horton Watkins High School October 10, 2019

For teens all around the world, friendships can be defined by the relative proximity to each other, similar interests and other social aspects. In short, friends become friends for a reason. And while not as commonly recognized, religious identity is...

Journey 2011 exalts women’s friendships

Journey 2011 exalts women’s friendships

BY ANIEL SHAPIRO, JUNIOR, BLOCK YESHIVA HIGH SCHOOL April 13, 2011

One may wonder what it takes to be a true friend. Friendship means something different to each individual. As people grow and mature, their definition of friendship evolves. However, most would agree that when they find a good friend, it's truly something...

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