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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

A good deed for health care in a weary world

By Alan van Capelle, JTA July 8, 2012

NEW YORK — The U.S. Supreme Court ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act is far more than a narrow legal decision. It is a decisive affirmation of what is right. Health care surely is right — and a right. This issue is highly personal, hitting home...

Farilyn Hale, on the behalf of the National Council of Jewish Women - St. Louis Section, addresses the audience on the need for Rate Review of the insurance industry in Missouri.

Jewish groups meet with legislators on health care reform

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 28, 2012

Supporters of health care reform both vented their unhappiness with the pace of progress and pledged continued action while listening to stories of those affected by health insurance-related problems at a meeting with a panel of nine state legislators...

Orthodox groups protest U.S. decision on health benefits

JTA January 26, 2012

WASHINGTON—Two Orthodox groups protested the Obama administration's decision to amend regulations that would require faith-based groups to cover "religiously objectionable medical services." Agudath Israel of America on Wednesday and the Union of Orthodox...

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