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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

(From right) Taima Sawaed, an Arab high school student and Ofer Rubin, an Israeli teacher, look on as their team prepares a robot for competition. Photos: Eric Berger

Robotics unites Israeli, Arab students at competition in St. Louis

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer May 4, 2016

When asked about the challenges of bringing Jewish and Arab students together to compete as a team in a robotics competition, educator Ofer Rubin did not hesitate.“First of all, the challenge is to build a robot that will walk and (complete) all the...

Editorial: Check and Raise

January 25, 2012

The Jewish Light reported last week on the Jewish Federation of St. Louis' annual campaign results, and due to the loss of a few major donations, giving trends and the economy, the campaign itself was down from 2010. The organization also touted some...

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