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

Henry Schvey

Election day offers antidote to Trump

BY HENRY I. SCHVEY November 1, 2018

“The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worstAre full of passionate intensity.”— William Butler Yeats, “The Second Coming”The events unfolding over the past few days have revealed a deadly poison at the...

Women hold the power this Election Day

Women hold the power this Election Day

Stacey Newman October 25, 2018

First, women marched in St. Louis, Washington, D.C., and in thousands of other cities. The next year, they did it again because the dangerous consequences of the current White House administration’s policies were crystal clear. And now a record...

Editorial: Midterms and Mandates

Editorial: Midterms and Mandates

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIALS October 4, 2018

Whether you agreed with the process or not, last week’s dramatic Supreme Court confirmation hearing had to impress on everyone the importance of voting.With razor-thin margins in both the Senate Judiciary Committee and the full Senate, and the rancorous...

Scottish Jewish umbrella group says no to Saturday poll

JTA March 7, 2012

The umbrella group for Jewish communities in Scotland will ask the country's government to refrain from holding a vote on Scottish independence on a Saturday.  In a draft response on the Scottish government's Your Scotland, Your Referendum proposal,...

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