As the Conservative movement continues to grapple with the role of non-Jewish members during religious rituals, several local congregations have come up with their own creative practices to better include interfaith families.
Jewish supporters assert that the incumbent governor 's efforts to advocate for issues such as tax credit programs that benefit private education and funding for those with special needs merit giving him another term.
Eric Berger has been a staff writer for the Jewish Exponent since August 2012.
Prior to that he spent six months interning at the Jerusalem Post and two years as reporter and then news and online editor of the Boonville Daily News, a community newspaper in Missouri. He has also written for the St. Louis Beacon, an online newspaper covering the St. Louis area.
He is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism.