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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

Rabbi Hershey Novack

What’s hot to read this summer

By Ellen Futterman, Editor August 2, 2012

So what are you reading this summer?When we posed that question to a number of St. Louis area rabbis and Jewish professionals, we received a wide variety of enthusiastic responses. In some cases, the books choices were light and breezy — kind of how...

Maxine Mirowitz teaches a Torah Yoga class in a Jewish Light file photo from 2007.

Practicing, teaching yoga suits type ‘a’ personality

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT April 18, 2012

When the 6 a.m. spin class she favored was cancelled, optometrist Maxine Mirowitz had to find another way to start her day. Reluctantly, she signed up for a yoga class. In a short time, she was teaching the class.  “I had never gone anywhere near yoga...

Madonna to perform ‘Concert for Peace’ in Israel

JTA REPORT March 22, 2012

JERUSALEM -- International pop star Madonna, who will launch her upcoming world tour in Israel, has added a second concert date in Tel Aviv for a "Concert for Peace." Madonna will perform at Ramat Gan Stadium near Tel Aviv on May 29 and May 31. The second...

 

Who says St. Louis isn’t hip?

By Ellen Futterman, Editor February 29, 2012

I wasn’t sure what to expect when I checked out the new St. Louis Kabbalah Bookstore in Clayton. What I found was a spacious, sunny room with comfortable seating and bookshelves displaying dozens of titles such as “The Power of You,” “Kabbalah...

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