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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

Police use tear gas around Capitol building where pro-Trump supporters riot and breached the Capitol in Washington, Jan. 6, 2021. (Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Jewish congressman’s new memoir recalls chaos and confusion of Jan. 6 insurrection

Irene Katz Connelly, The ForwardPublished January 5, 2022

“This story was originally published on Jan. 4 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Maryland Democrat, lost his son to suicide in the last...

How will Biden’s Afghanistan retreat impact Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

How will Biden’s Afghanistan retreat impact Iran and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

Jacob Kornbluh, ForwardPublished August 17, 2021

President Joe Biden sought to assure the American people on Monday that he made the right decision to withdraw from war-torn Afghanistan after 20 years, despite the rapid Taliban takeover. But as the worrisome images of the way Americans were evacuated...

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