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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

Rebecca Davis

Rebecca Davis, Congregation B’nai Amoona

April 18, 2012

As Rebecca said in her bat mitzvah speech, “Volunteering at Project Backpack is my way of giving back to the community and maybe making life a little more bearable for these unfortunate kids.”  Daughter of Bonnie and Steve Davis of Town & Country,...

Editioral: Sick and Tired

March 14, 2012

The ongoing war in Afghanistan, already the longest in United States history has gone from the unthinkable to even worse after the shooting rampage by a U.S. Army Sergeant Sunday, in which he allegedly opened fire on Afghan villagers as they slept, killing...

Obama: U.S. and Israel in ‘lockstep’ on Iran

JTA February 5, 2012

WASHINGTON -- President Obama said Israel and the United States will work in "lockstep" to keep Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. In a pre-Super Bowl interview on NBC on Sunday, Obama discounted reports that Israel was getting ready to strike Iran....

A sample manuscript from a collection recently discovered in
Afghanistan believed to be at least 1,000 years old.

Mystery swirls around Judaic manuscripts discovered in Afghanistan

By Ben Harris, JTA January 24, 2012

NEW YORK—It was said to be a finding of groundbreaking scholarly and historic significance, comparable in importance to the 19th-century discovery of the Cairo Geniza and rivaling the Dead Sea Scrolls for sheer drama. That, at any rate, was the buzz...

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