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

Letters to the Editor: Week of May 11, 2016

May 12, 2016

Legislator links Holocaust and abortion I am disgusted by Missouri Rep. Mike Moon’s attempt to use the Holocaust as a prop in his crusade against reproductive rights. The Kansas City Star quoted Moon as saying: “The silence of those who want to protect...

Letters to the Editor

May 5, 2016

Apology needed On April 13, the Jewish Light published a cartoon by Steve Greenberg that suggested a “moral equivalence” between the 1968 execution of a Viet Cong officer by a South Vietnamese Police Chief and the shooting of a Palestinian terrorist...

Larry Levin is the newspaper’s Publisher/CEO.

A note of apology to our readers

By Larry Levin, Publisher/CEO & Ellen Futterman, Editor May 5, 2016

 We have had a significant response to an editorial cartoon that we ran in April called “Street Justice.”  This cartoon was provided to us by Steve Greenberg, a longstanding editorial cartoonist who syndicates to a number of Jewish publications....

Letter to the Editor: Week of April 27

April 28, 2016

Reactions to editorial cartoon I can’t tell you how disgusted I am at the April 13 editorial cartoon you published in the Jewish Light. As a former St. Louisan now living in Jerusalem, I am beyond embarrassed that my former hometown paper has descended...

Letters to the Editor: Week of April, 20 2016

April 21, 2016

Editorial cartoon angers readers I am certain that you will receive a huge amount of mail regarding the Steve Greenberg editorial cartoon in your April 13 issue. Greenberg compares the street shooting of a Viet Cong rebel by a South Vietnamese officer...

Ellen Futterman is Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light. 

Our view on cartoon controversy

By Ellen Futterman, Editor & Larry Levin, Publisher/CEO April 21, 2016

In last week’s print edition of the Jewish Light, we had more than a half-dozen stories focusing on Israel, including news, editorial, opinion and analysis pieces. Some were local; some were by, or distributed through, JTA.There wasn’t much reaction...

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