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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

Rabbi Brad Horwitz

D’var Torah: Complete repentance

By Rabbi Brad Horwitz September 28, 2011

During this season of the Jewish High Holidays, it is our responsibility to do tshuvah (repentance). Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur there are ten days called Aseret Yemei Tshuvah or the Ten Days of Repentance. It is this time when we focus on our...

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Removing the leaven from our homes and hearts

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson April 21, 2011

It is not often that the festival of Pesach (Passover) coincides with the Torah portion, Aharei Mot (After the death [of two of the sons of Aaron]).  It is interesting when they do as the first third of this week's Torah portion is also read on Yom Kippur...

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