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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

So Is Life features Josh Nelson, Ellen Dreskin, Rosalie Will and Dan Nichols. The group will perform a Selichot concert at Shaare Emeth on Sept. 21. Photo: So Is Life website, www.bdnandn.com/

Shaare Emeth hosts Selichot with top-notch musicians

BY ERIC BERGER, ASSOCIATE EDITOR September 13, 2019

It might be easier to ask for forgiveness and head into the Jewish new year after you have heard a group of talented musicians on Sept. 21 at Congregation Shaare Emeth.The Reform synagogue is hosting a Selichot (prayers of repentance) service with the...

Rabbi James Stone Goodman serves Congregation Neve Shalom and is a member of the St. Louis Rabbinical Association.

D’var Torah: On Selichot, less is more

By Rabbi James Stone Goodman September 1, 2010

On this day [Rosh Hashanah] the moon is covered, and it does not shine until the tenth day, when Israel turns.  — Zohar On Selichot, we introduce the notions that we will pick up and follow through the days of Awe. Selichot are piyyutim (piyyut from...

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