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St. Louis Jewish Light

Shir Hadash plans Shabbat events

November 8, 2017

Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community will commemorate the anniversary of Kristallnacht with a special musical Shabbat service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. Cantor Joshua Finkel and pianist Richard Katz will lead this service honoring the unique...

Cantor Joshua Finkel named spiritual leader of Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community

July 27, 2017

Cantor Joshua Finkel has joined Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community as its new spiritual leader.  Finkel’s first official day was July 1. He succeeds Rabbi Lane Steinger, who retired in June 2016 and continues to participate in the congregation...

Lane Steinger is Rabbi Emeritus of Shir Hadash Reconstructionist Community.

Struggle leads to growth

By Rabbi Lane Steinger December 14, 2016

I am a sports fan. An unashamed, unabashed sports fan. To be sure, I want to see a better world, one that is fairer and more just, one in which there is respect for all persons and living things, for the planet, its populations and its ecosystems, and...

Leiah  Moser 

Shir Hadash welcomes Leiah Moser as visiting student rabbi

August 11, 2016

Shir Hadash Reconstruc-tionist Community will welcome Leiah Moser as its visiting student rabbi for 2016-17 during a Shabbat service at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27, in the Jewish Community Center’s Arts and Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive....

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