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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

New AJC survey analyzes the rise in anti-Semitism

New AJC survey analyzes the rise in anti-Semitism

By Ellen Futterman, Editor October 31, 2019

Last week, AJC (American Jewish Committee) released what it is calling a “landmark survey” on anti-Semitism in America, timed to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, which claimed the lives of...

Nancy Lisker

American Jewish Committee (AJC) St. Louis

October 3, 2017

Address: 7751 Carondelet Ave., Suite 501, St. Louis, Mo. 63105Phone: 314-721-8866 | fax: 314-721-8626 | email: [email protected] | website: ajc.orgNancy Lisker, St. Louis Regional Director | Alana Umansky-Minoff, CoordinatorAJC Mission: To enhance the...

Letters to the editor: October 19, 2016

October 19, 2016

Film’s St. Louis connection Regarding the Light’s Oct. 5 review of “Denial”: Readers of the Light might be interested to learn a little known fact about the trial of Deborah Lipstadt that is not mentioned in the film. Members of the American...

Upcoming AJC St. Louis event examines BDS on campus

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer May 11, 2016

Jonathan Kamel, a student senator at Northwestern University, helped counter the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement’s efforts in 2015 to pass a resolution targeted at Israel at the school. Kamel was involved with the school’s Hillel, which...

From left, Nancy Lisker, Senator John Lamping, Kara Newmark. The
American Jewish Committee worked with Sen. John Lamping to
introduce Iran divestment legislation. AJC representatives visited
Jefferson City last week to advocate for the legislation.

AJC works with state senator on Iran legislation

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 22, 2012

The St. Louis branch of the American Jewish Committee is asking the Missouri Legislature in Jefferson City to send the Iranian government in Tehran a strong symbolic message. The AJC wants the legislature to pass a bill this spring that would ban companies...

Missouri Capitol Building

With legislative session underway, Jewish groups weigh in on issues

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

From kosher food certification to separation of church and state to a ballot initiative on photo identification for voting, the local Jewish community looks forward to a diverse agenda as the Missouri General Assembly resumes work in Jefferson City this...

OSCE renews AJC’s Baker in top anti-Semitism slot

JTA, WASHINGTON January 11, 2012

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe renewed the posting of Rabbi Andrew Baker of the American Jewish Committee to its top anti-Semitism post. On Wednesday, AJC said that the OSCE had reappointed Baker to be its personal representative...

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