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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

Jeweled Veggie Orzo with Wheatberries

Shannon Sarna September 24, 2015

This easy side dish screams autumn, and is my way to feel like I am eating a nice bowl of pasta while also getting in a serving of whole grains and veggies. Add any combination of colorful fall vegetables that you like. The sweetness of the dried cranberries...

Rabbi Brad Horwitz leads a dedication for the Garden of Eden on the grounds of the Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur.

Fresh ideas feed the hungry

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light July 25, 2012

Despite the worst drought in decades, those gardeners who water their plants are apt to be rewarded with a bountiful harvest.And, as the gardeners who are tending the Garden of Eden plots north of the Jewish Community Center buildings in Creve Coeur have...

Registration begins for 2012 season of Hazon, JCC’s organic produce program

December 7, 2011

The Hazon Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) at the Jewish Community Center provides an opportunity to pre-purchase locally grown, fresh, organic produce from a farmer in your community. Purchase a "share" for the 2012 season, and pick up your vegetables...

Students at Saul Mirowitz Day School - Reform Jewish Academy
nosh on freshly prepared veggies for lunch - and the school even
highlights a different vegetable or fruit each month. November, for
example, is broccoli month.

Making a big difference on a smaller scale

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 23, 2011

We've gotten a little jiggy at the Jewish Light this week, talking about Thanksgiving and how it's a favorite holiday for many of us. In today's editorial, the boss calls it a holiday of faith, family and friends. I agree, though I'd add another "f" to...

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