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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

Real Genocide

Jewish Light Editorial August 31, 2016

Some of the harshest critics of Israel have, as we have mentioned in these pages, repeatedly accused the Jewish State of “genocide” toward the Palestinians. The Movement for Black Lives recently produced a platform containing this false and inappropriate...

Robert A. Cohn is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the St. Louis Jewish Light.

An image we must not forget

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus August 31, 2016

“A picture is worth a thousand words,” goes the often-used idiom. The expression certainly applies to the haunting image of 5-year-old Omran Daqneesh, who was pulled from the rubble after an airstrike in war-ravaged Aleppo, Syria, on Aug. 17. Who...

John Demjanjuk in Israels Supreme Court in Jerusalem. Demjanjuk was accused of concealing a past as a Nazi concentration camp guard. File photo: Flash 90

Genocide criminals faced justice in 2011

By Eric Mink, Special to the Jewish Light January 4, 2012

It was a good year for genocide. Or, more precisely, 2011 was a good year for pursuing, prosecuting and punishing mass murderers, torturers, sadists, rapists and exterminators-and the ideologues, strategists and functionaries who enable the dirty work...

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