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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

Brooklyn DA looking at infant’s death following brit ritual

JTA March 6, 2012

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office is investigating the death of an infant from herpes following a controversial circumcision-related rite as a possible criminal matter, a newspaper reported. Jerry Schmetterer, spokesman for Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes,...

Report: Newborn died from circumcision-related rite

JTA March 4, 2012

NEW YORK -- A newborn baby died last fall in Brooklyn from herpes following a controversial circumcision-related rite, a newspaper reported. The unidentified infant died at Brooklyn’s Maimonides Medical Center on Sept. 28, 2011, the New York Daily...

N.Y. arson attack investigated as insurance scam

JTA January 11, 2012

An arson attack last year on cars in a predominately Jewish neighborhood of New York reportedly is being investigated as an insurance scam instead of a hate crime. The attack on Nov. 11, the day after Kristallnacht commemorations, included the spray-painting...

A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make
their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center. U.S. Navy
Photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres.

Honoring 9/11 — with the TV off

By Eric Mink September 7, 2011

Two weeks ago, the Associated Press moved a story detailing plans for television coverage leading up to and through the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. "Television viewers who want to immerse themselves," wrote the AP's David...

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