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Jewish Light Editorial

Over the Wall

“Reform Jews are a group of clowns who stab the holy Torah,” (Knesset Finance Committee Chair Moshe) Gafni said, according to Walla news. “There will never, ever be recognition for this group of clowns, not at the wall and not anywhere else.”

  • icon Posted: February 03
Oregon extremists take easy path to publicity, failure

The armed seizure of Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Oregon began Jan. 2 with the arrival of a small, sad band of would-be insurrectionists, most from outside of Oregon. They …

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Preschool children sing, give back on MLK Day at Saul Mirowitz

Hundreds of parents and children participated in the Small Hands- Big Difference event on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan.18, 2016 at Saul Mirowitz Jewish Community School in Creve Coeur.This is the fourth year the school has held the event."The idea is that we want children to know that they do not have to be a grown-up to make a difference in the world," said Cheryl Maayan, head of school at Saul Mirowitz. "That was a key message of Martin Luther King Jr., and what a wonderful way to spend his birthday, doing something meaningful."

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Teens travel and explore new places during confirmation trips

Confirmation has been a part of Jewish tradition since the early 1800s. The custom began as a way to continue teaching religion to Jewish teenagers after their bar or bat mitzvah. Modern confirmation is still very similar, but a new tradition has started to develop: the confirmation trip.

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