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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

Chef Kiersten Firquain offers samples of veggie quinoa to participants at last year’s All the Right Ingredients, a free parenting workshop offered May 1 by Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School.

SMJCS workshop offers parents recipe for healthy choices

April 18, 2012

Each day, children make choices that affect their health, their relationships, their self-confidence and ultimately their success in school. Parents are invited to learn how they can help their children develop a perfect blend of healthy habits at a workshop...

Image from the film “Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray.”

‘Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray’ recounts little-known yet significant aspect of Civil War history

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light June 1, 2011

April marked the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, which makes a documentary about Jewish Americans in the Civil War especially timely. "Jewish Soldiers in Blue and Gray" reveals the largely untold history of Jews on both sides of the...

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