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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

Rabbi James Stone Goodman

The Story of the Lost Jewish World of Sarajevo

By Rabbi James Stone Goodman March 28, 2012

I had no personal connection with Bosnia-Hercegovina, with Sarajevo, with the war there in the early 1990s, with the small Jewish world especially in Sarajevo that distinguished itself at one time but has almost disappeared, with the La Benevolencija...

 

Holocaust Museum and Learning Center marks 20th anniversary of siege of Sarajevo with Bosnian films

February 29, 2012

An afternoon screening of three Bosnian films will be presented by the St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, starting at 1 p.m. Sunday March 11 in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Drive. The film program is free and...

Extreme winter weather harms elderly Jews in Eastern Europe

JTA February 5, 2012

The American Joint Distribution Committee has had to mobilize extra assistance in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union in the wake of extreme winter weather. An emergency winter response system was activated to provide additional care to tens of...

Senad Dzankovic and Rabbi Levi Landa at last years Menorah
Workshop at Home Depot. This years event takes place Sunday, Dec.
11.

You go curl! and interfaith partnership

By Ellen Futterman, Editor December 7, 2011

As Jews we know what it is like to be in the minority. As curly girl Jews of a certain age, oy vey, how we have suffered (cue the violins). That is until we started seeing Jamie Kociela-Bilbrey.Jamie knows how, once upon a curl in the Land of Lox, we...

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