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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

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Shaare Emeth welcomes new associate rabbi

BY KATE ROBBINS, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT July 24, 2020

Rabbi Rachel Bearman has joined Congregation Shaare Emeth as the temple’s new associate rabbi.  Bearman started at Shaare Emeth on July 7. She previously served for six years as the sole rabbi at B’nai Chaim, a small reform congregation in Georgetown,...

Rabbi Noah Arnow of Kol Rinah leads a ceremony on Sunday to say farewell to the Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel building at 1107 E. Linden Ave. in Richmond Heights. In 2013, BSKI and Shaare Zedek merged to form Kol Rinah.  For more photos, visit stljewishlight.com/multimedia. Photos: Andrew Kerman

BSKI’s farewell is marked by poignant memories of synagogue building

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light April 7, 2016

Between the boarded-up windows, the space heater fighting a bit of a chill in the sanctuary and the periodic beep of a nearby smoke alarm’s dying battery, it was easy to see that life was winding down for the building at 1107 E. Linden Ave. in Richmond...

Participants gathered at Temple Israel for the 2013 Shabbat St. Louis service. This year’s Shabbat St. Louis takes place April 23 at United Hebrew. File photo

Annual Shabbat St. Louis planned for April 23

April 6, 2016

“With Outstretched Arms” will be the theme of the eighth annual Shabbat St. Louis community celebration of Shabbat and Passover on Saturday morning, April 23, at United Hebrew Congregation, 13788 Conway Road. Torah study led by area rabbis will start...

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