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

Letters to the Editor: week of Aug. 17, 2011

August 17, 2011

Comparing bris milah and ‘bris shalom'The article in the Aug. 10 issue about "bris shalom," the non-cutting ritual done in place of a bris milah (ritual circumcision), reminded me of a story I heard years ago from a good friend who served in the Navy...

Editorial: No Vouching for Religion

April 6, 2011

This week we got both legislative and judicial pronouncements on school vouchers from the federal government. The first was the House of Representatives' extension of SOAR, the federal Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act. The bill passed the...

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