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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

Thousands gather outside the Aurora Municipal Center in COlorado to remember the victims of the theater shooting, July 22, 2012.

Denver-area Jews mourn, seek to help massacre victims

By Charlotte Anthony, JTAPublished July 24, 2012

As Colorado and the nation tried to absorb the tragic massacre in a suburban Denver movie theater, local synagogues conducted special prayers and the Allied Jewish Federation of Colorado launched a response fund for the victims and their families. Early...

JFed Assistant Executive V.P., Director of Development. Photograph by Kristi Foster.

Federations optimistic about 2012 campaigns

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish LightPublished March 21, 2012

 Coming off a difficult campaign fundraising year in 2011, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis is optimistic that 2012 may finally present a light at the end of the tunnel. “Things are looking good at the beginning part of the year,” said Ruth Lederman,...

Central Reform artists, artisans showcased at ‘Art Shuk’

Published December 7, 2011

Twenty nine members of Central Reform Congregation (CRC) will be selling their artwork at the congregation's first "Art Shuk: A Marketplace for Artisans." The event will run from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9 and noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at CRC, 5020...

Editorial: Kookie Monster

Published September 7, 2011

In the Book of Enoch, a second century BCE Jewish Apocrypha, the Behemoth (who is also referenced in the Book of Job) is the land monster and Leviathan the sea monster (there's also Ziz, the sky monster, but we'll save him for another day).Last week on...

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