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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

Gov. Mike Parson (right) and Andrew Rehfeld, former president and CEO of Jewish Federation of St. Louis

Missouri governor cancels trip to Israel over coronavirus concerns

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor March 9, 2020

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel as a precaution because of the global spread of the coronavirus.The Republican governor had been scheduled to travel Friday to Israel and other countries in the Middle East as part of a...

Eran Orr, founder and CEO of the Israeli firm VRHealth, talks with potential clients at the GlobalSTL Health Innovation Summit on June 27 at Washington University. Out of 14 startups making presentations at the summit, 10 were Israeli.  Photo: Eric Berger

Israeli startups pitch products at St. Louis health summit

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer July 5, 2018

Eran Orr stands before a group of administrators from St. Louis University Hospital wearing black leather sneakers, a black blazer, black jeans and a gray shirt. A few feet away on a table is the virtual reality equipment he pitches to the hospital for...

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