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

Max Levin, originally from St. Louis, is a former active Israeli soldier serving in the IDF Reserves. During his service, Levin served in Operation Protective Edge and spent 2014-2015 working in the West Bank until he was honorably discharged in 2015. Levin’s team has been openly acknowledged and awarded for their excellence during their service. He is currently an undergraduate student at Columbia University.

Could Israel fires be a spark for peace?

By Max Levin December 28, 2016

Hashtag “Israelisburning” became a trend over Arabian social media outlets during November. The State of Israel was in flames during the worst arson attack in its history: 1,800 fires ravaged the country. That’s more than 225 fires a day. Israeli...

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

Yonatan Sindel April 18, 2016

Firefighters and rescue personnel at the scene of a possible bus bombing, in jerusalem, on April 18, 2016, leaving at least 21 people injured. Police are investigating if the incident was a terror attack. The explosion occured on bus 12, while passing...

Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Rallying to support a family whose home was lost to fire

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 18, 2012

Last Sunday, the Roth family of Creve Coeur lost their home and all of their possessions in an early morning fire. Luckily, none of the family-parents Jane and Boaz and daughters Liat, 12; Sela, 8, and Orli, 1-were hurt in the three-alarm blaze that gutted...

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