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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 Yehuda Weg

Jewish voices from Joplin

By Victoria Siegel, Special to the Jewish Light June 1, 2011

A week after visiting Joplin to aid with recovery and rescue efforts following the tornado, Rabbi Yehuda Weg, of Chabad of Tulsa, still can't wrap his head around the devastation of the tornado that took at least 139 lives. "I've lived here for 24 years...

JFed collecting donations for Joplin tornado relief

May 25, 2011

As rescue workers continue to search for survivors, Jewish Federation has opened a mailbox to provide emergency assistance to victims of the Joplin, Mo. tornado. Joplin has a small Jewish community of approximately 50 individuals. Its only synagogue,...

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