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 Art of Conflict: Tales from the Courtroom’ by Michael A. Kahn and Alan C. Kohn; paperback, 218 pages, $14.95.

A blend of legal fact and fiction in ‘The Art of Conflict’

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus June 6, 2019

Over the years, I have reviewed and enjoyed the entire series of Rachel Gold novels by St. Louis attorney and author Michael Kahn, which chronicle the adventures of the formidable but endearing female lawyer and her brilliant, foul-mouthed sidekick Benny...

Abby Kelman’s legal practice focuses on serving rabbis and cantors. Photo: Bill Motchan.

Lawyer assists rabbis, cantors on contract issues

By Bill Motchan, Special to the Jewish Light February 24, 2016

Many rabbis across North America regularly call on St. Louisan Abby Kelman. They’re not looking for her counsel on religious matters but, rather, legal guidance.Kelman is a lawyer. Her specialty: representing or consulting with rabbis and other clergy...

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