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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

The devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. and the St.
Louis Jewish communitys efforts to provide relief became of the
top local news stories of 2011.

Top local stories of 2011 reflect changes in Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 4, 2012

St. Louis had a year of ups and downs in 2011, saying farewell to some beloved communal leaders, one local congregation and two longtime kosher mainstays. The community pulled together in response to the tragic devastation of the tornado that struck Joplin....

Letters to the Editor, week of Nov. 9, 2011

November 9, 2011

Merged day school's policy on kashrutA Nov. 2 letter to the editor asserts that the new Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School has no kashrut policy. We would like to correct this misperception and explain our approach to the merger process.When a Reform...

Students offer fresh perspective on remembering the Holocaust

By Sylvia L. Ginsparg June 29, 2011

On April 12, 1951, the Israeli Knesset designated the 27th day of Nissan as Yom HaShoah or Holocaust Remembrance Day. Typically, it is observed after Passover in a citywide service whereby survivors share their memories. Yahrzeit candles are lit, Kaddish...

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