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Maharat Rori Picker Neiss joins other St. Louis community and faith leaders to offer words of condolence and healing at a special public memorial concert and lantern lighting ceremony to honor the nearly three thousand St. Louisans lost to COVID-19 in Great St. Louis. Forest Park, Saturday, October 2 at 7-9:30 pm. Open to all.
Democratic St. Louis County Executive Sam Page and several Jewish leaders on Monday criticized comments at recent County Council meetings that compared mask mandates to the Holocaust... "There is rhetoric that is minimizing the atrocities against the Jewish community to make a political point," said Picker Niess.
Staffers for Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) met for the first time on Tuesday with leaders from St. Louis’s Jewish federation and Jewish Community Relations Council and the local chapters of the National Council of Jewish Women and American Jewish Committee.