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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

Jason Kander

Senate candidate influenced by Jewish upbringing

BY GABE FLEISHER, Freshman, John Burroughs School October 13, 2016

Despite the centuries that have passed since David Levy Yulee became the first Jewish member of the U.S. Senate in 1845, 30 states have never elected a Jewish person to the upper chamber of the national legislature. Missouri may be one of them now, but...

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