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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

Krakow bat mitzvah first for synagogue

JTA March 4, 2012

A bat mitzvah celebration in Krakow's Tempel synagogue is believed to be the first of a locally born Jewish girl. Estera Derkowska celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah with a havdallah ceremony Saturday before a congregation of up to 200 people. Krakow’s...

Neshama Carlebach

Neshama Carlebach to serve as artist-in-residence during Nishmah’s Shabbat retreat for women

January 4, 2012

Internationally acclaimed musical artist Neshama Carlebach will be the artist-in-residence at "Creating Balance," the Nishmah Women's Retreat on Feb. 10-11 at Pere Marquette Lodge and Conference Center in Grafton, Ill. The retreat offers a unique Shabbat...

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