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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

By Sharon Nazarian

25 years later: Latin American Jews still don’t have justice

By Sharon Nazarian July 25, 2019

In any crime against a community, certain things must happen to provide some measure of healing and redemption.But as we recently marked the 25th anniversary of the horrific bombing of the AMIA Jewish center on July , 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina,...

On 20th anniversary of Argentina bombing, ad campaign centering on survivors

JTA March 8, 2012

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Israeli Embassy in Argentina is launching a public campaign about survivors of the 1992 attack there. “Today I turn 20” will feature advertisements starting next week in the media, as well as on subways and in the streets....

Argentina, Israel offering grants for joint business projects

JTA March 7, 2012

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Argentinean and Israeli governments have issued a call for research and development projects. The deadline for proposals for the Argentina Israel Program for Industrial Research and Development, with grants totaling $160,000,...

Do more for peace, Mideast peace group urges Argentinian leaders

JTA February 12, 2012

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Israeli and Palestinian leaders of the Peace NGO Forum urged Argentina's president and foreign minister to take a larger role in the Middle East peace process. President Cristina Fernandez and Foreign Minister Hector Timerman...

Argentine Jewish leader criticizes anti-Semitic cartoon

JTA January 20, 2012

BUENOS AIRES -- The head of Argentina's Jewish community criticized as anti-Semitic a cartoon that appeared in a national newspaper. Guillermo Borger, president of AMIA, Argentina's main Jewish community organization, called the cartoon, which appeared...

Carolina Duer, known as The Turk, will defend her boxing title
tonight in Beunos Aires.

In Argentina, a Jewish boxer defends her title

By Diego Melamed, JTA, BUENOS AIRES, Argentina November 15, 2011

In many ways, Carolina Raquel Duer is a typical middle-class Jewish kid from Buenos Aires. She attended a Jewish day school, spent time working and traveling in Israel and celebrated her bat mitzvah at a Conservative synagogue. But when she stepped into...

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