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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

A swastika spray-painted on a window of Temple Beth Israel in Hackensack, N.J., Dec. 10, 2011.

State Dept. report describes ‘rising tide’ of anti-Semitism

By Ron Kampeas, JTA July 31, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. State Department’s report on religious freedom described a “global increase” in anti-Semitism and said the “rising tide of anti-Semitism” was among the key trends of last year. The executive summary of the report for...

Hannah Rosenthal

U.S. envoy trots globe to combat anti-Semitism

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light September 28, 2011

In a sense, Hannah Rosenthal is guaranteed job security as long as she stays at her post in the U.S. State Department.Rosenthal, 60, is U.S. special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism, a position she's held since 2010. And, as history has shown,...

Hannah Rosenthal

Anti-Semitism envoy facing resistance on Arab textbooks

Ron Kampeas, JTA July 13, 2011

WASHINGTON - Hannah Rosenthal, the State Department's envoy for combating anti-Semitism, was heartened if skeptical when some Arab officials pledged to her that they would remove anti-Semitic tropes from their school curricula.She was frustrated when...

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