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

Traveling with Hadassah’s founder — in the trunk

By Pam Droog Jones May 24, 2012

I just got back from visiting my son in Arizona with my husband Jerry and Henrietta. Jerry and I had a wonderful time, but I'm not so sure about Henrietta. Who the heck is Henrietta? She's a 4-foot-tall, black-and-white, very grandmotherly looking cardboard...

Romney wins in Michigan, Arizona

JTA February 29, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney won Republican primary contests in Arizona and Michigan, maintaining his frontrunner status for now. In Michigan, the state his father governed and where he was raised, Romney, the former Massachusetts governor, beat back a challenge...

A horse named Pogrom upsets Arizona Jews

JTA February 26, 2012

A Polish champion horse entered in an Arizona horse show has offended some local Jewish residents because his name, Pogrom, refers to anti-Jewish attacks. The 3-year-old colt was entered to compete in the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, which ends Sunday....

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords hugs Daniel Hernandez, the former
congressional intern who helped save her life, at a private
gathering Jan. 23.

Giffords announces resignation from Congress

By Sheila Wilensky Arizona Jewish Post January 25, 2012

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt about a year ago, is resigning from Congress. In a dramatic two-minute video posted Sunday on her congressional website, Giffords (D-Ariz.) said she will step down as...

President Barack Obama

Obama: ‘All options’ – including diplomacy – still on with Iran

JTA January 24, 2012

WASHINGTON—All options are on the table for Iran, but a diplomatic solution to the impasse over its nuclear weapons program is still a possibility, President Obama said in his State of the Union speech. Obama said Iran was more isolated than ever because...

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords hugs Daniel Hernandez, the former
congressional intern who helped save her life, at a private
gathering Jan. 23.

Giffords announces resignation from Congress

JTA January 22, 2012

NEW YORK—U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot by a gunman in January, announced that she will resign from Congress. In a two-minute video released Sunday, Giffords (D-Ariz.) said she will step down as she continues her recovery. "I have more work...

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