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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

Israel’s new envoy presents credentials in Cairo

JTA February 28, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Israel's new ambassador to Egypt presented his credentials at a ceremony in Cairo. Yaacov Amitai is the first Israeli envoy named to Egypt since the ousting of Hosni Mubarak one year ago. The Israeli national anthem was played at Monday's...

Hamas reportedly turns against Syria

JTA February 26, 2012

Hamas reportedly has turned on its former Syrian sponsors. "I salute all the nations of the Arab Spring and I salute the heroic people of Syria who are striving for freedom, democracy and reform," Reuters quoted Ismail Haniyeh, the Hamas leader of the...

Egyptians gather in Tahrir Square to mark uprising

JTA January 25, 2012

Thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square in Cairo to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that led to the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak. Liberal and Islamist protesters gathered in groups on opposite sides of the square, according to...

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