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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

Amazing racers, cake for breakfast and an unkosher extradition

By Marcy Oster , JTA March 5, 2012

JERUSALEM—Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed: Racing to sanctify God's name A Modern Orthodox couple's participation in Israel's version of the "Amazing Race" has sparked a debate among the movement's rabbis. Akiva and...

Philanthropist Larry Goodman contributes $3 million to Ben-Gurion U.

JTA February 21, 2012

Chicago philanthropist Larry Goodman has contributed $3 million to a housing and community involvement program at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Goodman started the program, which provides housing to students in exchange for community involvement,...

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