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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

Argentina, Israel offering grants for joint business projects

JTA March 7, 2012

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- The Argentinean and Israeli governments have issued a call for research and development projects. The deadline for proposals for the Argentina Israel Program for Industrial Research and Development, with grants totaling $160,000,...

Students ride on camels in the Negev during a recent St. Louis
Hillel Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.

Registration to open for Hillel Birthright trip

February 8, 2012

Registration opens Wednesday, Feb. 15, for St. Louis Hillel at Washington University's summer 2012 Taglit-Birthright Israel: Israel Outdoors trip.At 9 a.m. (CST) registration opens for the trip, and organizers note that spots fill quickly. The trip is...

Brazil remembers Jewish and Afro-descendant Shoah victims

JTA January 31, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's president attended a Holocaust remembrance ceremony that honored Jewish and Afro-descendant victims. President Dilma Rousseff and several Jewish and non-Jewish officials attended a Holocaust remembrance ceremony held Jan. 29...

Brazil approves Jewish studies agreement with Israel

JTA January 15, 2012

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff approved an agreement to allow students, teachers, and researchers in Brazil to teach and research the Holocaust, anti-Semitism and other Jewish-related subjects. Under the agreement, Hebrew-language...

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