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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

Norma Rubin is from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. She moved to the United States in 2007 and became an American citizen this year. A resident of the St. Louis area, Rubin is an attorney and currently works as a Spanish language interpreter. 

Changes in Bolivia are ‘good for the Jews’

By Norma Rubin December 13, 2019

The more recent news from my native country Bolivia, where almost all my family lives, is good for democracy and good for the Jews. When I was living in that central South American country in 2006, the newly elected “indigenous” socialist President...

Jacob Ostreicher

N.Y. Chasid resorts to hunger strike after nearly a year in Bolivian prison

By Ben Sales, JTA May 10, 2012

NEW YORK – Supporters say he’s an innocent man caught up in the tentacles of a corrupt Latin American regime. Authorities in Bolivia, however, allege that he’s a shady businessman with ties to drug dealers and money launderers. What's certain is...

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