A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

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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

MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANS

MIDEAST ISRAEL PALESTINIANS

Wisam Hashlamoun August 19, 2019

Israeli border police officers arrest a Palestinian youth during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the West Bank city of Hebron, Aug. 11, 2019. Reps Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar were scheduled to visit Hebron and other parts of the West Bank. (Wisam...

Israel’s Housing Ministry opens bids on building in two settlements

JTA REPORT January 16, 2013

JERUSALEM — Israel's Housing Ministry opened bidding to developers on 200 homes in the West Bank. The ministry issued the tenders for two construction projects including 114 homes in Efrat and 84 in Kiryat Arba, near Hebron. The announcement comes...

German opposition head rues calling Israel an ‘apartheid regime’

JTA March 15, 2012

BERLIN -- A leading German politician acknowledged that he may have gone too far when he called Israel an "apartheid regime" on Facebook. Sigmar Gabriel, head of the Social Democratic Party in Germany, said Thursday that the choice of words he used on...

Weekend of rain, snow brings needed water to Israel

JTA March 4, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The level of the Sea of Galilee rose by nearly 8 inches following a weekend of rain and snow throughout Israel. The Galilee, or Lake Kinneret, still remains 3.7 yards below the basin's upper red line, which is considered full. The level will...

Rain, snow send Galilee well above danger level

JTA February 20, 2012

JERUSALEM -- The Sea of Galilee's water level rose by about half a foot following a weekend of rain and snow, sending its levels well above the lower red line. Even with the rise, the Galilee remains four yards shy of being what is considered full. The...

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