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

Pew poll suggests Jewish shift to GOP

JTA February 3, 2012

WASHINGTON -- A survey suggested a shift toward Republicans in party identification among Jews. The survey, published Thursday by the Pew Forum on Religion and Life, showed an overall shift to the GOP among various religious groups. Jewish identification...

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords hugs Daniel Hernandez, the former
congressional intern who helped save her life, at a private
gathering Jan. 23.

Giffords announces resignation from Congress

By Sheila Wilensky Arizona Jewish Post January 25, 2012

U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was seriously wounded in an assassination attempt about a year ago, is resigning from Congress. In a dramatic two-minute video posted Sunday on her congressional website, Giffords (D-Ariz.) said she will step down as...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks of President
Barack Obamas commitment with Israel in a seven-minute internet
video released by the Obama campaign. The video is part of an
effort to respond to attacks on Obamas record on Israel.

Republicans—and Democrats—pitch to Florida Jews

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 25, 2012

WASHINGTON-Barack Obama won't show up on the vote tallies after polls close in Florida's Republican primary on Jan. 31, but the president's supporters already are waging a fight for the Sunshine State. Democrats are rolling out a campaign to rival any...

President Obama receives the King Abdul Aziz Order of Merit from
Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, June 3,
2009.

Atlanta Jewish paper’s column on assassinating Obama sparks national uproar

By Uriel Heilman, JTA January 25, 2012

NEW YORK—When news outlets began reporting last Friday that the owner of the Atlanta Jewish Times had published an opinion column seemingly suggesting that Israel might be wise to assassinate President Barack Obama, the response from prominent American...

Missouri Capitol Building

With legislative session underway, Jewish groups weigh in on issues

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

From kosher food certification to separation of church and state to a ballot initiative on photo identification for voting, the local Jewish community looks forward to a diverse agenda as the Missouri General Assembly resumes work in Jefferson City this...

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