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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

LARA ALQASEM

LARA ALQASEM

Miriam Alster October 17, 2018

Lara Alqasem, a 22-year-old American graduate student, arrives at a Tel Aviv District court, Oct. 11, 2018. She is being held in detention at Israel’s international airport since last week over allegations that she promotes a boycott against the Jewish...

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali

David Fenton October 2, 2013

World heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali walks through the streets with members of the Black Panther Party in New York City in  September 1970. Ali was convicted of draft evasion upon his refusal to serve with the American army in Vietnam upon...

Greg Johnston, Peggy Billo, Laurie McConnell, Adam Moskal,
Rachel Fenton perform. Photo: John Lamb

Lois returns to kibbitz

By Lois Caplan December 14, 2011

After six months of R&R, PT, OT, ST and general misery from a fall  June 13, which caused brain injury, I am finally back in the saddle. Well, not totally but with the help of a wheelchair, a walker and some wonderful assistance from aids, friends...

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