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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

Tel Aviv demonstration decries South Sudanese deportation

JTA March 18, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of South Sudanese migrants and their Israeli supporters protested against the migrant's imminent deportation to their fledgling new country. The protest Saturday night in Tel Aviv was met with a counter protest by city residents....

Stop deportation of South Sudanese migrants, Israeli artists urge

JTA March 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israeli artists and academics have called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to prevent the deportation of refugees who came from South Sudan. The 400 writers, authors and musicians sent a petition to the prime minister Tuesday asking him...

South African confab brings together Jewish innovators

JTA February 13, 2012

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- A conference in South Africa brought together young Jewish innovators from across the country. More than 60 leading innovators from an array of business and social enterprises attended the first South African Young Jewish...

South Sudanese refugees must leave Israel

JTA February 1, 2012

JERUSALEM -- South Sudan nationals living in Israel will have two months to return to their home country or face deportation, the Interior Ministry has announced. Since South Sudan has become an independent nation in July, refugees from the area no longer...

Letter to the editor: Women left out in commentary roundup

April 6, 2011

 Why I continue to be surprised when The St. Louis Jewish Light seeks community viewpoints only from men is beyond me. After all, it is 2011, not 1911; women do have the vote, are educated, own businesses, raise families and are as capable of having...

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