For the past few months, Epstein Hebrew Academy and Yeshivat Kadimah High School students have worked tirelessly to put together Machshava. Machshava, Hebrew for “thought”, is the St. Louis Jewish literary magazine, existing for one main goal: to unite the St. Louis Jewish community through creative writing and art.

Jewish children and teenagers from various schools and shuls have created works of literature and art to advance this cause. Machshava is a compilation of their work. Our hope is that Jews of all ages, affiliation, and observance can come together as klal Yisrael, reading each other's work and building unity within St. Louis through it. Each copy of Machshava is free. A hard copy can be requested by filling out a form here, or you can view the digital version on this page.


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Take a look at this year's issue by clicking here.