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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

Rabbi Debra Newman Kamin of Am Yisrael Conservative Congregation in Northfield, Ill., was installed recently as president of the Rabbinical Assembly. 

Conservative movement is closing its gender gap, but there is still work to be done

By Debra Newman Kamin and Alisa Pomerantz-Boro, JTAPublished July 12, 2018

As the Jewish world this year marks Israel’s 70th anniversary, we recall that two years before Israel’s independence, a momentous change came in the Conservative movement: Its then new prayer book, known as the Silverman siddur, no longer contained...

Innovation Grant winner plans LGBTQ workshop

Published May 4, 2016

The St. Louis Jewish Communities Pride Initiative is nearing the end of a year-long marketing/outreach campaign to create a more inclusive St. Louis Jewish community for LGBTQ individuals and their families. Starting last June with St. Louis Pride Fest...

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