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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

TI to hold ‘Honoring Our Past’ Shabbat service

April 4, 2012

The community is invited to join Congregation Temple Israel in commemorating its 125th anniversary at an “Honoring Our Past Shabbat” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 20 in the Gall Family Sanctuary.  A festive oneg will follow the service.  Anyone with...

Penn, Temple campuses victimized by anti-Semitic graffiti

JTA March 5, 2012

Two Philadelphia campuses, the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University, were the victims of anti-Semitic graffiti. A swastika was etched onto the door of an elevator located in the same building as the Penn Hillel last month. The university's...

Palestinians attack Christian tourists at Temple Mount

JTA February 19, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Palestinians worshipping at the Temple Mount attacked a group of Christian tourists with stones. The attack Sunday reportedly was in reaction to a rumor that a group of Jewish rightists were scheduled to visit the Temple Mount and had plans...

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2011 was mixed year for Federation fundraising

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

The numbers are a study in contrasts this year for the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Louis as the agency continues to pick its way through a turbulent economy and a rocky philanthropic environment. According to figures released Tuesday, the Jewish...

Gelt

A web tour of gelt, gifts and Chocolate

By MARK MIETKIEWICZ, Special to the Jewish Light December 14, 2011

It's one of the most popular traditions of one of the most well known holidays of the year. But the reasons behind the giving of Hanukkah gelt can leave most people scratching their heads. Today some Hanukkah gelt explanations.There is a direct connection...

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