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

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

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus 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 a break...

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

Normandy beaches offer needed history lesson

By Marty Rochester 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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