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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

Our world is better having met the daughters of Zelophehad

Our world is better having met the daughters of Zelophehad

RABBI NEAL ROSE July 1, 2021

Have you met the daughters of Zelophehad? They are the five brave women we encounter in this week’s Torah portion (Parashat Pinchas), in which we hear their impassioned plea to Moses regarding their and their deceased father’s right to inherit...

Rabbi Jeffrey Abraham

Self-love, respect mark route to our Promised Land

BY RABBI JEFFREY ABRAHAM July 9, 2020

Who doesn’t think their situation is paramount? My past few weeks have been as exciting and exhausting as one can imagine, moving with three young boys during a pandemic. As we have begun to settle into our splendid new home and Jewish community here...

Rabbi Ari Kaiman

Parasha ‘Pinchas’ explores Jewish paths to Torah, peace

BY RABBI ARI KAIMAN July 11, 2012

If peace is the absence of conflict, then there are at least two paths to peace.  In a conflict of winners and losers, violence and dominance is a path to peace. One “side” overcomes the other, and imposes terms. The winner enjoys peace, the loser...

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