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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

Discount Purim basket with a rich theme: Products purchased at a 99 Cents Only Store connect to characters in the Purim story.

Snagging bargains for shalach manot

By Edmon J. Rodman, JTA February 29, 2012

LOS ANGELES—Falling between the giving season of Hannukahand the getting season of tax refunds, Purim time finds households like mine searching for ways to keep holiday expenses down to earth without losing the mirth. What with the cost of fancy, professionally...

 

Hamentashen recipes for Purim

By Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Jewish Light February 29, 2012

You don’t need to consult your calendar to know that Purim is near. Walk into your neighborhood supermarket and you will be greeted by a display of packaged hamentashen. The iconic cookies originated in Germany as mohn-taschen (translation: poppy seed...

Beautiful weather made for a wonderful afternoon at the annual University City Purim Re-enactment Parade last year. Hundreds of costumed participants turned out for the parade.

Haman, Mordechai will once again take to the streets of University City

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT February 29, 2012

Grab your royal robes or your tri-cornered hat—it’s almost time for the annual Purim Re-Enactment Parade, a lively, popular event that features a herald with a shofar, Mordechai (the good guy), Haman (the bad guy), flag bearers, a cymbalist and at...

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