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 nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jennifer Bernstein

Taking a local stand against discrimination

BY JENNIFER BERNSTEIN May 16, 2012

One thing is clear: The Missouri State legislature is not doing enough to protect the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The misguided HB 2051 “Don’t Say Gay” bill recently introduced in the Missouri House of Representatives...

‘Art of Marriage’ series offered

April 18, 2012

Chabad of Greater St. Louis and the Jewish Learning Institute are offering The Art of Marriage series in partnership with the JCC. The series is geared for all individuals, regardless of marital status and will meet for six consecutive Sunday mornings,...

Lisa Niehaus, administrator of the Cedars at the JCA

New owner for Cedars at the JCA

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 14, 2012

The Cedars at the JCA appears to be getting both a new owner and a new name. The senior care facility is being acquired by Mark Suissa, who operates six skilled nursing facilities, including three in the St. Louis area. Ownership is set to transfer on...

Interfaith groups plan 9-11 memorial concert

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT September 7, 2011

Two co-sponsors, 11 collaborating organizations and dozens of musically gifted individuals from many religious traditions are working together to help the St. Louis metropolitan area mark the anniversary of the terrorist attacks 10 years ago on Sept....

Chabad rabbinical students plan week of visits to central Missouri communities

August 3, 2011

As part of a five-decade old program originally dubbed "the Jewish Peace Corp", two Chabad Rabbinical students will be visiting Springfield, Jefferson City and Branson, Mo. this August as part of their community outreach training. The young Rabbis-in-training...

Third Annual Shabbat St. Louis service planned; service aims to unite Reform community

April 6, 2011

There will be several new additions to this year's 3rd Annual Shabbat St. Louis community-wide worship service, set to take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, at United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road in Chesterfield. Worshippers can arrive early...

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