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

Juliana Wishne

Dear Juliana: Celebrating love is for everyone

February 8, 2012

Dear Juliana, With Valentine's Day approaching, I'm left in a Jewish dilemma. I want to celebrate it like all of my friends in my public high school, but I'm worried about the fact that it's not a Jewish holiday. Can Jews celebrate Valentine's Day guilt-free?...

From left, treats from Just Sweets, Tefillin Barbie, tapestry
featured in Jewish Treads, Shma Bear, and The Jewish Film Club
DVD The Human Resources Manager.

Gifts worth giving this holiday season

BY STAFF REPORTS December 7, 2011

When it comes to unique gifts for Hanukkah, it's hard to beat moderntribe.com for its selection. Among some new gifts the website touts is "The Comic Torah: Reimagining the Very Good Book" by author Aaron Freeman and illustrator Sharon Rosenzweig. The...

Editorial: A Moment So Close

November 23, 2011

The news is gloomy these days, for sure, which makes it even harder to look for those morsels that ought comprise our Thanksgiving-season gratitude.Domestically, political types seem more desirous of destroying their opponents than creating governing...

Talking turkey

Thanksgiving mitzvahs

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 16, 2011

Talking Turkey There's never a shortage of mitzvot opportunities in the St. Louis Jewish community, but perhaps no time of year are these opportunities as bountiful-or as greatly needed-at Thanksgiving. The Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry (HKJFP) recently...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.