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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

Sen. Claire McCaskill

McCaskill tells local group U.S.-Israel alliance is ‘incredibly important’

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus April 27, 2011

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, said that she is "proud of my support for the incredibly important alliance between the United States and Israel, first of all because it is the right thing to do, and also because it is very important strategically."...

UMSL Professor Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik. Photo by:  Logan Mize

UMSL professor combines environment and economics

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light April 21, 2011

With Earth Day Friday, it may be time to think about...economics. One rarely thinks of environment and economics together. Dr. Lea-Rachel Kosnik is an environmental economist who is an expert in renewable energy sources, particularly small hydropower....

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