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

“Memorable Moments in a Long Rabbinic Career”

New book of Rabbi Lipnick’s sermons evokes his unique voice

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus July 30, 2020

Rabbi Bernard Lipnick was blessed with a unique baritone voice, which uplifted and inspired not only generations of members of Congregation B’nai Amoona, but the entire St. Louis Jewish community and the national movement of Conservative Judaism. Lipnick,...

Image courtesy Diane Everman, Jewish Community Archives

Martin Luther King had strong ties to St. Louis Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 12, 2012

The birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be marked this year on Monday, Jan. 16. Considering his major accomplishments as the leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement - for which he earned a well-deserved Nobel Peace Prize - it is still hard...

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