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

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Meeting Maurice: Remembering Sendak

By Henry I. Schvey May 16, 2012

As soon as I entered I was met by the dog. Then we sat down in the small living room and had tea. I can’t remember the dog’s name, but it was a large shepherd with huge expressive eyes. He sat by us every moment, like an esteemed visitor from the...

To help with Lebanon War trauma, Israel sends veterans to program in New York City

By Dan Klein, JTA August 10, 2011

NEW YORK - When Israel wanted to help its troops, it sent them to America.Last month, 15 former soldiers selected by the Israel Defense Forces traveled to New York for a weeklong program to treat lingering trauma from their combat during the 2006 Lebanon...

Terror plot against synagogues underscores ‘lone wolf’ threat

By Daniel Treiman, JTA, NEW YORK May 17, 2011

A foiled plot to attack New York synagogues offered a distressing reminder to the Jewish community that Osama bin Laden's death does not mean an end to the threat of terrorism - especially from so-called "lone wolves."New York police arrested Algerian-born...

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