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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho speaks at a meeting with Russian officials in Pyongyang, North Korea, May 31, 2018. (Russian Foreign Press and Information Office/Handout/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

St. Louis’ Circus Harmony and the Galilee Circus from Israel perform at the closing event of the 2016 JCC Maccabi Games, held on the Millstone Campus. The Games brought together 1,200  young Jewish athletes for competitions and camaraderie July 31 through Aug. 5. Photo: Andrew Kerman

Community carries the torch to plan, welcome Maccabi Games

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light August 10, 2016

A week of intermittent rainy weather didn’t dampen spirits at this year’s Maccabi Games. The six-day-long event wrapped up Friday after a Thursday night celebration to close out the competition with festivities for participants and the traditional...

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Ladue high school senior’s skills aren’t up for debate

By Sarah Allen, Junior, Ladue High School May 9, 2012

In the world of speech and debate, competition is fierce and success is hard to come by. But Ladue High School senior Emily Bell, who first qualified to the National Forensic League’s (NFL) national tournament as a freshman, has defied the odds by succeeding...

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Jewish Light, JCC challenge community to ‘Lighten Up’

By Ellen Futterman, Editor December 29, 2010

If like so many of us, you have made the same New Year's resolution for the past decade - eat less, move more - and yet somehow have managed to do the opposite, have we got the program to rock your world.Welcome to the "Lighten Up Weight Loss Challenge,"...

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