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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

Congregation Bnai El

Unwise Vote Derails Good B’nai El Deal

Jewish Light Editorial June 13, 2019

It is highly regrettable that an apparently good deal for the future of the former B’nai El synagogue property and its interested potential buyer, the well-regarded Miriam School, has been derailed by a 3-2 vote of board members in the tiny village...

Bnai El building in 2019

Westwood rejects B’nai El-Miriam Academy deal

BY ERIC BERGER, ASSOCIATE EDITOR June 11, 2019

The Village of Westwood trustees voted June 4 to reject an application to rezone the former B’nai El property for use by the Miriam Academy, a private high school for students with learning disabilities.  The decision stalls and could kill property...

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