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

Event co-chair Julie Williams speaks to participants at the opening breakfast of last year’s Jewish-Muslim Day of Community Service  at Daar-ul-Islam mosque in West County. 

Jewish-Muslim Day of Community Service aims to create connections between faiths

December 12, 2019

Nine years after a small group of Jews and Muslims first gathered on Christmas Day to work side-by-side in community service, the annual interfaith effort returns in 2019 with a renewed focus on the popular program’s core mission: building strong community.The...

The devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. and the St.
Louis Jewish communitys efforts to provide relief became of the
top local news stories of 2011.

Top local stories of 2011 reflect changes in Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 4, 2012

St. Louis had a year of ups and downs in 2011, saying farewell to some beloved communal leaders, one local congregation and two longtime kosher mainstays. The community pulled together in response to the tragic devastation of the tornado that struck Joplin....

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