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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Bais Abe plans summer Shabbaton with scholar-in-residence

July 19, 2018

The Yeshivat Maharat summer tour will visit Bais Abraham Congregation on July 28 for a scholar-in-residence Shabbaton with Shira Eliassian.The following talks are planned: • Shabbat Morning Drasha (Shacharit starts at 9 a.m.):“Dreaming in the Wake...

Dr. Gregory Storch

Bais Abraham plans Science and Judaism Shabbaton

November 8, 2017

On Nov. 18, Bais Abraham Congregation will hold its second annual Science and Judaism Shabbaton, exploring medical scientific advances and their relationship to Judaism. Speakers will explore the theme of “Medical Science and Halachic/Ethical Implications.”Saturday...

Chabad on Campus plans summer programs

June 28, 2017

Chabad on Campus has planned a variety of summer programs, including Shabbat dinners, social barbecues, Torah classes and a Shabbaton.“Summer is an effective time to engage college-age students,” Rabbi Hershey Novack, director and spiritual leader...

Rabbi Dov Linzer

Shabbaton will explore how science, Jewish law intersect

By Eric Berger, Staff writer November 2, 2016

How do you observe Shabbat on Mars if the day is not 24 hours and there are 687 days in a year? Or a question with more immediate relevance: Is lab-engineered bacon kosher?These are the kind of topics that Jewish scholars and scientists will explore...

Rabbi Lazer Brody

‘Emuna’ translator Rabbi Lazer Brody to visit Dec. 8-10

December 7, 2011

The St. Louis Jewish community is invited to meet Rabbi Lazer Brody when he visits St. Louis Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 10.Rabbi Brody is an internationally acclaimed speaker and translator of several bestselling books, including the widely...

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