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

B’nai Amoona’s Assistant Director of Education and Youth Andrew Schwebel briefs students on expectations and behavior during the bus ride to Gateway 180 and during the congregation’s Purim carnival. Photos: Andrew Kerman

Confirmation trip inspires teens to continue community service work with the homeless

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 23, 2011

For a group of B'nai Amoona confirmation students, last year's trip to Washington, D.C. was educational in more ways than one. Not only did the delegation see the nation's capital, they made a number of new friends among the city's homeless for whom the...

Ellen Futterman

Fashionably frum for Pesach and Take 5 for Torah

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 23, 2011

Fashionably frum for Pesach Who says modest clothing has to look frumpy? Certainly not the women's division of St. Louis Kollel, which has organized a fashion extravaganza called "Princess with Pride" for women and teens from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Tuesday,...

 Barbara Ribakove Gordon

Ethiopian Jewry rescue is topic at JCRC

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus March 23, 2011

Local, national and international efforts to rescue the remaining 7,000 or more Ethiopian Jews and bring them to Israel was a featured topic at last week's Jewish Community Relations Council meeting, which was attended by about 60 people at Shaare Zedek...

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