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....

Students at Saul Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy
nosh on freshly prepared veggies for lunch - and the school even
highlights a different vegetable or fruit each month. November, for
example, is broccoli month.

Making a big difference on a smaller scale

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 23, 2011

We've gotten a little jiggy at the Jewish Light this week, talking about Thanksgiving and how it's a favorite holiday for many of us. In today's editorial, the boss calls it a holiday of faith, family and friends. I agree, though I'd add another "f" to...

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...

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