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


Rabbi Justin Kerber serves
Temple Emanuel and is a member of the St. Louis Rabbinical
Association. 

Temple Emanuel and Senior Rabbi Justin Kerber are parting ways

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light May 16, 2012

Temple Emanuel is ready to open the search for a new spiritual leader after announcing the departure of Senior Rabbi Justin Kerber early this week. “Rabbi Kerber and the Board have asked me to share the news that tonight the Board reached an agreement...

Michelle Hand and Robert Thibaut in the NJT production of ‘The Immigrant.’ The play won four Kevin Kline Awards.

New Jewish Theatre has winning night at Kevin Kline Awards

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR April 4, 2012

The New Jewish Theatre took home six awards at the 7th annual Kevin Kline Awards ceremony Monday night, bested only by the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, which received seven top prizes. Topping the NJT list was Outstanding Production of a Play for last...

Security group asks U.S. Jewish groups to be on alert

JTA March 19, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The security arm of the U.S. Jewish federations asked Jewish officials to remain vigilant in the wake of a deadly attack on a French Jewish school, citing the possibility of copycat attacks. "While this event initially appears to be localized,...

Israels Iron Dome defense system near the Israeli town of Ashdod has intercepted a volley of rockets fired by terrorist groups from the Gaza Strip area, March 11, 2012.

Rockets from Gaza fall for fourth day

JTA March 12, 2012

JERUSALEM -- At least two dozen rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel on the fourth day of attacks on Israel's southern border. Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted at least eight of the rockets fired at Beersheba and five fired...

Hackers disable Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, El Al websites

JTA January 16, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Computer hackers disabled the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange and El Al websites. The attacks on Monday morning come after hackers over the last two weeks have released online the credit card details of thousands of Israelis and a day after Hamas...

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