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

Beren coach Chris Cole instructing his players during a timeout at the championship game, March 3.

Texas school group pressured to be more inclusive

By Shira Schoenberg, JTA April 3, 2012

Comments by the head of a Texas school association at the center of a controversy over Sabbath accommodations is fueling a drive by its members to be more open to the needs of Jewish and Muslim schools. Edd Burleson, the director of the The Texas Association...

Orthodox ballers sue Texas school school district

JTA March 1, 2012

NEW YORK -- The captain of an Orthodox high schol basketball team has sued a Texas public school district over the refusal to accomodate a request to reschedule tournament games that conflict with the Jewish sabbath. In a suit filed Thursday in U.S....

Jewish school’s appeal to reschedule game denied

JTA March 1, 2012

A Texas school association voted a second time not to reschedule a state tournament semi-final game so that an Orthodox high school can play. Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools executive board voted Wednesday 8-0 with one member absent...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.