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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

Vote to uphold voting rights for all

By Jessica Farber Igielnik and Malissa Shaw October 26, 2016

In March of 1965, thousands of protesters marched from Selma, Alabama to the capitol in Montgomery to fight for full voting rights and participation in the democratic process. Our country was in the midst of political, moral, and ethical turmoil. Dr....

Michael Wolff

Former Missouri Supreme Court Chief headlines lunch and learn on ballot initiative

October 19, 2016

In an effort to educate members of the Jewish community about Amendment 6, a statewide ballot initiative that would amend the Missouri Constitution to require certain restrictive forms of photo identification in order to vote, the Jewish Community Relations...

Rabbi Scott Slarskey is Director of Jewish Life at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School.

Gratitude activism: The people we see, the tables we share

By Rabbi Scott Slarskey September 21, 2016

The Middle School students of the Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School had studied historical events that precipitated struggles for racial equality in the 1960s. They explored literature capturing divergent perspectives on lived experiences and the...

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