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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

Shoah Shanda

Jewish Light Editorial February 1, 2017

In the wake of last Friday’s observance of Holocaust Memorial Day, coinciding with the 72nd anniversary of the liberation of the infamous Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, a disturbing report demonstrated that many of the the survivors of that dark time...

Students at the Max Rayne Bilingual School in Jerusalem, a K-12 public school with some 530 students, part of the Hand in Hand nonprofit educational organization.

Israeli school offers model for uniting Jewish, Arab students

By Eetta Prince-Gibson, JTA April 25, 2012

JERUSALEM—The two seventh-grade girls walk together down the hall, their heads touching as they talk excitedly. Dana’s dark auburn hair is pulled back in a ponytail. Waard’s head is covered by a hijab, the traditional Arab headscarf, held with a...

Holocaust memorial destruction angers Rome officials, Jewish leaders

JTA January 15, 2012

ROME – The destruction of a newly installed Holocaust memorial in Rome triggered angry reaction from Jews and city officials. Vandals late last week removed three memorial “stumbling stones”  just two days after they had been installed in downtown...

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