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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

Putting the Ten Commandments on display

By Edmon J. Rodman , JTA May 17, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- Are the Ten Commandments only to be heard but not seen? And when they are seen, how should they look? Some groups, notably the Anti-Defamation League, believe that public images of the Ten Commandments should be scarce. “That the increasing...

Israeli-Arab mob attacks two Israeli soldiers

JTA February 26, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Seven Israeli Arabs were arrested in an attack on two off-duty Israeli soldiers in Haifa. The soldiers, who were in civilian clothing, were attacked last Friday night outside Rambam Medical Center. A group of Israeli-Arab men first asked...

Dreidels

Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel

By Sybil Kaplan, Special to the Jewish Light December 14, 2011

"I have a little dreidel, I made it out of clay, And when it's dry and ready, then dreidel I shall play!" S'vivon, sov, sov, sov (spinning top, turn, turn, turn) Hanukkah hu chag tov (Hanukkah is a good holiday). Both of these songs underscore the most...

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