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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

Israeli-Arabs demonstrate against Assad

JTA February 19, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Arabs demonstrated against Syrian President Bashar Assad a day after the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution condemning his crackdown on dissenters. The General Assembly voted Feb. 16 by a vote of 137 to 12 with...

Editorial: Russian to Judgment?

February 8, 2012

In what should not have been a surprise to those who view the foreign policies of Russia and China in historical context, those two autocratic regimes used their veto to block even a watered-down resolution calling upon Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad...

Netanyahu, Abbas pessimistic about continued talks

Netanyahu, Abbas pessimistic about continued talks

JTA January 29, 2012

JERUSALEM—The possibility of continuing peace talks with the Palestinians is "not particularly good," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. We "hope that the Palestinians will stay in the talks in order to reach, in the end, concrete negotiations...

Abbas says exploratory peace talks have ended

JTA January 25, 2012

JERUSALEM—Talks between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators leading to full peace talks have ended with no progress, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said. Abbas, following a fifth meeting between the sides, met Wednesday with Jordan's...

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