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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

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...

Rabbi Dale Schreiber

A vision of justice which transcends status

By Rabbi Dale Schreiber August 4, 2010

There is a proverb that reads, ‘without vision, people perish.' The Torah projects a vision for what is humanly possible. This week's portion, Re'eh, is found in Deuteronomy, the book which emphasizes social justice, personal ethics and neighborly responsibility....

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