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

Letters to the Editor: May 31, 2017

June 1, 2017

President’s budget threatens crucial programsAs a responsible parent, I’m careful to economize in a way that allows us to pay our bills in full and on time. Yet I would never take food from my children or jeopardize their education to do it. Trying...

Unfair and Unbalanced

Jewish Light Editorial June 1, 2017

The $4.1 trillion budget request unveiled by President Donald Trump’s administration last week came in a document optimistically but  misleadingly labeled “A New Foundation for American Greatness.”As inspiring as that title is designed to be, the...

Letters to the editor: April, 13, 2017

April 13, 2017

Proposed cuts would devastate aid programsThanks to the Jewish Light for publishing Cynthia Changyit Levin’s insightful letter about the proposed cuts to global development programs (“Opposing cut to global aid programs” by Cynthia Changyit Levin,...

Of bombers and bake sales

Jewish Light Editorial March 22, 2017

Remember that old bumper sticker that said:“It will be a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the Air Force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber.”If Congress passes the federal budget proposed by the White House last week,...

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