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

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves to the audience at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo., on Sept. 21.  Sanders laid out his vision for foreign policy during his speech.  Photo courtesy Westminster College

In Fulton speech, Sanders urges foreign-policy engagement

BY DAVID BAUGHER, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT September 27, 2017

FULTON, Mo. – During a talk last week at the lecture series made famous by Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders stressed multilateralism, diplomacy and themes of social justice as he laid out his vision of American...

Bernie Sanders speaks at the CNN Democratic presidential debate in Flint, Mich., on March 6. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Separating fact from Sanders’ sound bites

By Galit Lev-Harir April 13, 2016

On Tuesday, April 5, two events occurred that emphasized to me the critical importance of separating fact from sound bites: First, Bernie Sanders, although acknowledging he did not know the exact number, accused Israel of killing “over 10,000 innocent...

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. 

The stakes changed after Scalia died

BY ERIC MINK March 2, 2016

With Super Bloated Tuesday 2016 now relegated to the dustbin of history, the key presidential campaign questions confronting Republicans and Democrats are fewer and clearer.On the Republican side, party leadership, if such a thing still exists, has to...

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