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

Young Judaea’s separation from Hadassah begins

By Debra Rubin, JTA July 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Young Judaea is en route to full independence from Hadassah, the Women's Zionist Organization of America. Hadassah's board had voted for the separation in June 2011, and both organizations announced this week that the move to independence...

Mets’ owners settle lawsuit in Madoff Ponzi scheme

JTA March 19, 2012

The owners of the New York Mets will pay up to $162 million to settle a "clawback" lawsuit filed in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme. Fred Wilpon and his brother-in-law Saul Katz  will not have to make payments for three years under the agreement. The...

Nancy Falchuk

Hadassah past President is upbeat on St. Louis visit

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus February 22, 2012

Nancy Falchuk, immediate past national president of Hadassah, the world's largest Jewish women's organization, was upbeat about the group's national, global and local strength a year after it took a major "hit" from the Bernard Madoff scandal. She also...

Harry Markopolos provides testimony during a Senate Banking
Committee hearing regarding the Bernard Madoff scandal on September
10, 2009. Photo: Nico Doldinger

Visually dynamic, ‘Chasing Madoff’ documentary follows 10-year investigation

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light August 31, 2011

"Chasing Madoff" begins with images of blood and money set to eerie music and the words "unfortunately, a true story." The opening sets a tone of mystery about the investigation into the Bernie Madoff investment group, a compelling true story that uncovers...

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