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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

Above: American soldiers wade from Coast Guard landing barge toward the beach at Normandy on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Photo: Robert F. Sargent/Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

D-Day plus 75 years: Pivotal battle helped save the West, world Jewry

ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief EmeritusPublished June 2, 2019

June 6, 2019 will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the Normandy invasion that dealt a fatal blow to the evil, genocidal dictatorship of Adolf Hitler, saved Western civilization and arguably the Jews of the entire world. On June 5, 1944, after...

Grave markers in the Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial. Photo: Steve Granitz/Thinkstock

Normandy beaches offer needed history lesson

By Marty RochesterPublished June 15, 2016

The next time I hear one of my students or anyone else demand “safe spaces” that spare them any discomfort from offensive or even contrary viewpoints of which they disapprove, I will think of the thousands of American and Allied soldiers who fought...

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