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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

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg of United Hebrew Congregation

Channel rebellion into positive ends

By Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg July 5, 2019

In this week’s parashah, we meet Korach, for whom this parashah is named. He is Moses’ and Aaron’s first cousin and is known as a rebel, as he amassed 250 Israelites to join him in challenging the authority of Moses and Aaron.  Korach says to Moses...

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg

St. Louis rabbi part of Unity Mission that met with Netanyahu

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer October 25, 2018

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg of United Hebrew Congregation participated in a rabbinic mission to Israel last week. The group of 20 rabbis from the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox movements was able to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The goal...

JFHN announces grant, fundraising to support DACA renewals

JFHN announces grant, fundraising to support DACA renewals

August 9, 2018

The Jewish Fund for Human Needs (JFHN) announced last week that it will award an emergency grant to enable DACA recipients to apply for renewal of their status. It also will launch an effort to fundraise for additional support within the Jewish community....

Brigitte Rosenberg is Senior Rabbi at United Hebrew  Congregation and is a member of the St. Louis Rabbinical Association. 

Six amazing women who connect us with Torah

BY RABBI BRIGITTE ROSENBERG January 4, 2018

“Behind every great man is a great women.”Though we don’t often hear this phrase anymore, it was once  touted by the early feminist movement. Today, we might alter the phrase and utilize the words “next to or beside.” But regardless of the...

Brigitte S. Rosenberg is senior rabbi at United Hebrew Congregation.

Parashat Pinchas: Lay your hand — kindle flames

By Rabbi Brigitte S. Rosenberg July 27, 2016

What would you do if one day you were told: “It is your time to die, get your affairs in order.”  What would you be thinking about? What would you want to get done? Need to get done? Can you even imagine how you would feel?In this week’s parashah,...

The devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. and the St.
Louis Jewish communitys efforts to provide relief became of the
top local news stories of 2011.

Top local stories of 2011 reflect changes in Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 4, 2012

St. Louis had a year of ups and downs in 2011, saying farewell to some beloved communal leaders, one local congregation and two longtime kosher mainstays. The community pulled together in response to the tragic devastation of the tornado that struck Joplin....

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg

UH names Rosenberg as senior rabbi

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT November 19, 2010

Rabbi Brigitte Rosenberg has been appointed the next senior rabbi at United Hebrew Congregation in Creve Coeur. On Nov. 17, the congregation's Board of Trustees unanimously ratified the recommendation of the rabbinic search committee and made the appointment....

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