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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 Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Eternal links: kashrut, tzedakah and the Jewish calendar

Rabbi Josef Davidson August 24, 2011

Though it would be ideal if all Jews could be once again residing in Eretz Yisra'el, that is not the case.  Jews live on every inhabitable continent in the world.  Jews have acculturated to life in galut (Diaspora) and the destruction of Temple, the...

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Removing the leaven from our homes and hearts

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson April 21, 2011

It is not often that the festival of Pesach (Passover) coincides with the Torah portion, Aharei Mot (After the death [of two of the sons of Aaron]).  It is interesting when they do as the first third of this week's Torah portion is also read on Yom Kippur...

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