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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

Obama’s same-sex marriage nod echoes historic Catholic-Jewish debate

By Ben Sales, JTA May 24, 2012

NEW YORK -- When President Obama publicly endorsed same-sex marriage two weeks ago, most secular Jewish leaders applauded while some religious ones disagreed -- the latter group joining their Catholic counterparts. In doing so, these representatives...

Chabad rabbinical students plan week of visits to central Missouri communities

August 3, 2011

As part of a five-decade old program originally dubbed "the Jewish Peace Corp", two Chabad Rabbinical students will be visiting Springfield, Jefferson City and Branson, Mo. this August as part of their community outreach training. The young Rabbis-in-training...

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