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

Editorial: Pulpit Bullies

August 1, 2012

Missouri’s Catholic bishops, champions of Amendment 2 (set for Tuesday’s ballot in Missouri) say the measure is needed because religious values are becoming “marginalized in society.”We don’t mean to be disrespectful to those bishops or other...

Letters to the editor, week of July 25, 2012

July 25, 2012

Amendment 2 is troubling On Tuesday, Aug. 7, as part of Missouri’s primary election, there will be a measure on the ballot known as Amendment 2.  The ballot measure is called “Freedom to Pray in Public Places” but this title is misleading. Amendment...

 Karen Aroesty

Protect religious liberty: Vote no on Amendment 2

BY KAREN AROESTY July 25, 2012

For more than 200 years the Missouri Constitution has protected the religious liberty of all Missourians whether in the majority or minority.   It already provides all Missourians with the right to private and voluntary prayer in public schools, workplaces...

Editorial: Standing Up to Fear Mongering

March 30, 2011

While our state economy is recovering at a snail's pace from the dread recession caused largely by greed and market manipulation (practices utilized by many raised and well-versed in the so-called Judeo-Christian tradition, the relevance of which should...

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