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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

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Bernie Sanders Mittens

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI January 28, 2021

TOPSHOT - Former presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) sits in the bleachers on Capitol Hill before Joe Biden is sworn in as the 46th US President on January 20, 2021, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI...

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Photo by KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images February 6, 2020

Bahrain's Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa arrives to attend an Arab League emergency meeting discussing the US-brokered proposal for a settlement of the Middle East conflict at the league headquarters in the Egyptian capital Cairo...

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Toya Sarno Jordan November 8, 2018

Jerry Nadler, left, with Nancy Pelosi at a news conference held by House Democrats at the U.S. Capitol, June 13, 2018. Under Democratic control of the House, Nadler is in line to lead the body’s Judiciary Committee. (Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images)

The DeVos Curriculum

Jewish Light Editorial February 15, 2017

Remember how in high school you squeaked by on the final exam in Latin or trigonometry but you felt that it really didn’t matter because you weren’t going to use any of that stuff in your real life anyway?That’s kind of how Betsy DeVos won confirmation...

Cynthia Levin serves on the national board of directors for RESULTS/RESULTS Educational Fund, which supports everyday people to use their voices and influence political decisions that will bring an end to poverty.

We need strategic acts of kindness

By Cynthia Levin February 1, 2017

In a time of national divisiveness, social media friends tell me that what the world needs now are “random acts of kindness” to get us through each day. I certainly can’t argue with that. Yet other posts and news articles are filled with desperate...

When Walking Trumps Talking

Jewish Light Editorial January 25, 2017

In the first two days of the newborn Trump administration, two opposite points of view collided forcefully:In his inaugural address, President Donald J. Trump said he was for the people. In marches in St. Louis and across the nation the next day, millions...

Lauder criticizes proposed change in Polish restitution process

JTA February 17, 2012

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder criticized plans by the Polish government to change the way communal property is restituted. A government proposal currently under discussion would change the current system, instituted in 1997, in which specially...

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