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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 Carnie Shalom Rose is The Rabbi Bernard Lipnick Senior Rabbinic Chair at Congregation B’nai Amoona and a member of the St. Louis Rabbinical and Cantorial Association.

Recognizing our blessings requires pursuit of goodness

By Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose September 4, 2020

Devarim - Chapter 26: 1: When you enter the land that the Lord your God is giving you as a heritage, and you possess it and settle in it, 2: You shall take some of every first fruit of the soil, which you harvest from the land that the Lord your God...

Rabbi Josef Davidson

Appreciate the present with a recitation of the past

BY RABBI JOSEF DAVIDSON September 19, 2019

In the title story of Philip Roth’s “Goodbye Columbus,” a young man from Brooklyn’s lower middle-class has been invited to dinner at his girlfriend’s home in one of Long Island’s more posh neighborhoods. Her family has a huge home, and dinner...

Rabbi Mark Fasman serves Congregation Kol Rinah and is a member of the St. Louis Rabbinical Association.

Parashat Ki Tavo – on respecting the leaders of ‘our own days’

BY RABBI MARK FASMAN August 25, 2010

"It shall be, when you come into the land which the Lord your God is giving you as an inheritance, and you possess it and dwell therein, that you shall take of the first of all the fruit of the ground ... and you shall come to the priest that shall be...

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