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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

Debbie Bram, Cindy Nouri and Jackie Effert waiting to greet the family at the airport.

Jewish, Muslim, and Christian friends unite to welcome Afghan family to St. Louis

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished March 3, 2022

Since the Taliban regime’s 2021 return to power in Afghanistan in 2021, nearly 70,000 Afghanis have arrived in the United States, seeking safety. These new Americans have been temporarily housed on U.S. military bases. Nine U.S. resettlement agencies,...

How will Biden’s Afghanistan retreat impact Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

How will Biden’s Afghanistan retreat impact Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Jacob Kornbluh, ForwardPublished August 17, 2021

President Joe Biden sought to assure the American people on Monday that he made the right decision to withdraw from war-torn Afghanistan after 20 years, despite the rapid Taliban takeover. But as the worrisome images of the way Americans were evacuated...

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