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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

Rabbi James Stone Goodman

On suicide and other difficult subjects

By Rabbi James Stone Goodman January 24, 2020

In the groups that I lead for Shalvah on Addiction and No Shande on mental health and mental illness, we are familiar with the subject of suicide. Whenever it comes up it tends to take over the meeting. The meeting is basically a teaching and a sharing,...

Rabbi James Stone Goodman

Rabbi helps others help themselves

BY DAVID BAUGHER, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT October 19, 2018

Rabbi James Stone Goodman came to town soon after graduation from Hebrew Union College. “I was ordained in 1981,” said Goodman, 69, a Detroit native. “This was my first stop.”It has been a long one. Beginning at Congregation Shaare Emeth and...

Names for Walk On Sunshine needed

May 2, 2012

Individuals can honor loved ones who have been affected by a brain tumor by submitting their names by May 8 for inclusion on a Walk On Sunshine T-shirt. Hadassah holds the annual Suzy Esstman’s Walk on Sunshine, raising funds to help find a cure for...

Focus group planned for Jewish women impacted by breast cancer

March 21, 2012

Are you a Jewish woman impacted by breast cancer? Have you wished for more support within the Jewish community?  The community is invited to participate in a focus group at 7 p.m. Monday April 23 at the JCC Staenberg Family Complex - Arts & Education...

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