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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

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - AUGUST 12: White nationalist Richard Spencer (C) and his supporters clash with Virginia State Police in Emancipation Park after the Unite the Right rally was declared an unlawful gathering August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and members of the alt-right clashed with anti-fascist protesters and police as they attempted to hold a rally in Emancipation Park, where a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is slated to be removed. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

On the far right, there are no contradictions, only virulent antisemitism — a front-row view of Charlottesville

Aviya Kushner, The Forward January 18, 2022

This story was originally published on January 18th by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning. The dramatic 16-day courtroom trial, which ended with a whopping $26 million in damages...

From left: Rabbi Andrea Goldstein, Roberta Kaplan, Michael Bloch and Amy Spitalnick.

Interfaith groups partner for online discussion of Charlottesville case

June 4, 2020

Congregation Shaare Emeth and 24 interfaith partners are planning an online discussion on “Taking White Supremacy to Court: The Charlottesville Case” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11.The speakers will be Rabbi Andrea Goldstein of Shaare Emeth, attorneys...

President Donald Trump speaks at the U.S. Department of Energy headquarters June 29.  Photo: Simon Edelman/Department of Energy.

Rabbinic groups missed a chance to ‘Speak Truth’ to Trump

By Jonathan S. Tobin, JNS.org August 30, 2017

There probably has never been an easier path to consensus for the three major non-Orthodox rabbinic associations. The decision of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (Reform), the Rabbinical Assembly (Conservative) and the Reconstructionist Rabbinical...

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