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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Letters to the Editor: June 8, 2022

Letters to the Editor: June 8, 2022

Published June 9, 2022

Submit letters to the editor to [email protected] Letters should be no longer than 250 and should include the writer’s name, municipality and a daytime phone number. The Light may edit letters for length or clarity. Author/advocate sets inspiring...

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 6, 2021

Letters to the Editor: Jan. 6, 2021

Published January 6, 2022

Submit letters to the editor to [email protected] Letters should be no longer than 250 and should include the writer’s name, municipality and a daytime phone number. The Light may edit letters for length or clarity. All veterans should...

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 1, 2021

Letters to the Editor: Dec. 1, 2021

Published December 13, 2021

Jewish students abroad facing antisemitic threats We want to alert the community to some very brave Austrian Jewish students facing menacing antisemitic threats. On the recent anniversary of Kristallnacht, a group of Viennese Jewish students plastered...

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 17, 2021

Letters to the Editor: Nov. 17, 2021

Published November 21, 2021

Documentary brings back memories  The documentary film review by Dan Buffa “ ‘Welcome to Kutsher’s: The Last Catskills Resort’ wistfully evokes famous upstate New York country club” (published on the Light’s website Oct. 30) struck a chord...

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 5, 2021

Letters to the Editor: Oct. 5, 2021

Published October 8, 2021

Reactions to Iron Dome vote, representative’s ‘apartheid’ comment St. Louis Friends of Israel expresses our appreciation to the members of the U.S. House of Representatives who passed legislation on Sept. 23 to replenish the Iron Dome defensive...

Letters to the editor: September 22, 2021

Letters to the editor: September 22, 2021

Published September 26, 2021

Texas law is ‘egregious’ (Regarding “St. Louis Jewish leaders plan abortion rights advocacy in wake of Texas law,” Sept. 8 edition): Kudos and congratulations to Rabbi Karen Bogard of Central Reform Congregation, together with rabbis from other...

Artists rendering of the new St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum.

A thank you to the community from Carol Staenberg 

Published September 11, 2021

When I was asked to be the chair of the capital campaign for the St. Louis Kaplan Feldman Holocaust Museum, I had absolutely no hesitation. I had never done anything like this before, but because this project is of such importance, I was willing to take...

Letter: Holocaust Museums Daniel Reich clarifies comments

Letter: Holocaust Museum’s Daniel Reich clarifies comments

Published August 17, 2021

I want to clarify a misstatement I made in the article published July 30, about the passing of Holocaust survivor Mendel Rosenberg. Mendel was not the last remaining survivor of the camps in our community. At the most recent Yom HaShoah commemoration,...

Letters: Remembering Malachi Owens Jr., My Unorthodox Life and more

Letters: Remembering Malachi Owens Jr., ‘My Unorthodox Life’ and more

Published August 2, 2021

Remembering Temple Emanuel’s longtime cantorial soloist I was saddened to read of the passing of Malachi Owens Jr., cantorial soloist at Temple Emanuel, in the June 30 edition. Eric Berger’s article gave excellent coverage of Owens’ career...

Letters to the editor: July 14, 2021

Letters to the editor: July 14, 2021

Published July 19, 2021

Bullying commentary is misplaced Regarding the recent commentary (“Don’t let others be scared into silence,” June 30 edition) submitted by three prominent congregational rabbis and the executive director of our Jewish Community Relations Council,...

Letters to the editor: June 30, 2021 edition

Letters to the editor: June 30, 2021 edition

Published July 2, 2021

Act would ensure voting rights, fair elections  We now have a historic opportunity to bring about transformative change and strengthen American democracy by passing the For the People Act (SW1). The act incorporates key measures that are urgently needed,...

Letters to the editor: June 16, 2021 edition

Letters to the editor: June 16, 2021 edition

Published June 21, 2021
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