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

Supporters of Nicolas Sarkozy awaiting his arrival at the Place de la Concorde in Paris, April 15, 2012.

Sarkozy falls in first round of French vote, but not in Jewish eyes

By Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA April 23, 2012

PARIS -- Jewish voters couldn't put incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy over the top in the first round of presidential elections in France. The Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande eked out a 1.4 percent victory on Sunday over Sarkozy, the center-right...

Thousands march in memory of Toulouse victims

JTA March 20, 2012

PARIS -- Thousands silently demonstrated Monday evening in Paris to pay tribute to the four victims of a shooting attack at a Jewish school in southwestern France. A man riding a motorbike opened fire Monday morning outside the Ozar Hatorah School in...

Security group asks U.S. Jewish groups to be on alert

JTA March 19, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The security arm of the U.S. Jewish federations asked Jewish officials to remain vigilant in the wake of a deadly attack on a French Jewish school, citing the possibility of copycat attacks. "While this event initially appears to be localized,...

French President Nicolas Sarkozy addressing guests at the CRIF
dinner, Feb. 8, 2012.

Ahead of French elections, Sarkozy makes pitch to Jews

By Devorah Lauter, JTA February 12, 2012

PARIS -- Trailing in the polls and with elections just 10 weeks away, French President Nicolas Sarkozy went to one of his most reliable bases of support -- French Jews -- to drum up enthusiasm. On the morning of Feb. 8, Sarkozy met at Elysees Palace with...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.