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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Rabbi Elizabeth Hersh: Creating a moral community is our choice

RABBI ELIZABETH HERSH August 5, 2021

From “Stories for Public Speakers,” compiled and edited by Morris Mandel: “A man was marooned on an island for years. One day, he saw a ship in the distance and signaled to it. A boat was sent out to him. As the boat approached the shore...

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.

Blessing and curses each carry Divine blessings

By Rabbi Carnie Shalom Rose August 13, 2020

“See, behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse.” (Sefer Devarim, Chapter 11, Verse 26)The brilliant and iconoclastic Hassidic Master, Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlav (1772-1810), shares an insightful and powerful interpretation of the opening...

Dvar Torah: Taste and See

D’var Torah: Taste and See

By Rabbi James Stone Goodman August 29, 2019

Beginning with the month of Elul, we are into the Days of Awe ascent. In the synagogue we read the messages of consolation from the prophet Isaiah, leaving the descent of the three weeks of sadness drawn now towards the heights of awe. Where we have...

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