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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Students attend a community gathering Oct. 28 at Hillel at Washington University, organized after the shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. The group heard from three students from Pittsburgh, including two who are members of Tree of Life.  

Hillel to host vigil, discussion in commemoration of Pittsburgh shooting

October 25, 2019

Hillel at Washington University will host a vigil and program in memory of the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.A candle lighting will be followed by a panel...

Rabbi Hershey Novack with Jonathan Mack and the mobile sukkah Mack built. 

Sukkah on the move circles Washington U campus

By Ellen Futterman, Editor October 24, 2019

Sophomore Jonathan Mack is perhaps among only a handful of undergraduates at Washington University who brought a full set of power tools to college — reciprocating saw and all.So it made perfect sense, at least to Chabad on Campus Rabbi Hershey Novack,...

A Time for Mourning and Action

A Time for Mourning and Action

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL October 24, 2019

It is hard to believe that this Sunday will mark the first anniversary of the vicious massacre of 11 Jewish worshippers at the poignantly named Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the worst attack on targeted Jews in U.S. history.  In a moving Jewish...

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