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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

James Lago, a street merchant in Juba, South Sudan, with the Israeli flag.

South Sudan, world’s youngest nation, develops unlikely friendship with Israel

By Armin Rosen, JTA May 17, 2012

JUBA, South Sudan – This city in the world’s newest country is not your typical Arabic-speaking capital. For one thing, most of the city’s inhabitants are Christian. For another, the Israeli flag is ubiquitous here. Miniature Israeli flags hang...

Regina Spektor

Regina Spektor stays true to Jewish roots

By Ben Harris, JTA April 18, 2012

NEW YORK—Regina Spektor has a cold—or as she calls it, “a nondescript New York disease.” The singer is onstage at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York headlining a benefit concert for the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, or HIAS, which helped resettle...

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