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

ADL’s Sobering Report on Extremism and Murder in the U.S.

ADL’s Sobering Report on Extremism and Murder in the U.S.

Jewish Light Editorial March 5, 2020

Since its establishment in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League has been on the front lines of fighting not only anti-Semitism but all forms of extremist hate groups and individuals. Its latest report shows that its fight is far from over.Jonathan Greenblatt,...

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Thoughts, Prayers and Action

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL August 15, 2019

With numbing certainty, more mass shootings of innocent men, women and children will occur in more American cities, many of them at the hands of highly unstable people who bought into vicious screeds on various websites.  In El Paso, Texas, it was in...

Rooney Mara, left, as Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker,
with Daniel Craig as journalist Mikael Blomkvist in David Finchers
remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

Stieg Larsson’s other calling: Battling neo-Nazis

By Naomi Pfefferman, Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles  January 4, 2012

Stieg Larsson, the Swedish author of the international best-selling "Millennium" series, including "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," died in 2004 at age 50 of a heart attack, before the publication of his crime thrillers made him one of the most famous...

Heidi Beirich

After Norway and before 9/11 anniversary, U.S. answers questions about homegrown threats

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 10, 2011

WASHINGTON - With the Norway attacks fresh in mind and the 10-year anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks fast approaching, are U.S. authorities paying attention to the right kinds of threats?The fear is that with polarization intensifying in America, extremists...

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