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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Friday Five: Eliezer Shkedy, Jo Aleh, Dr. Donald Liu, Robert Magid, Perry Farrell

By Adam Soclof, JTA August 10, 2012

Former Israel Air Force commander Eliezer Shkedy has confronted a lot of aviation decisions in his life, but none were quite like this. This week, the El Al Airlines CEO faced a fluke airfare that appeared online for three hours on Monday and set off...

A screen capture of Bob Simon’s report on ‘60 Minutes’

Sifting through the discussion after ‘60 Minutes’ report

By Larry Levin, Publisher/CEO April 25, 2012

There's no better time to get a feel for various media outlets' perspectives on Israel than just after a major broadcast piece has been aired.   The most recent notable example is Bob Simon's report on Sunday's “60 Minutes” installment on CBS. Simon...

Egypt cancels Israeli pilgrimage to rabbi’s tomb

JTA January 12, 2012

Egypt has cancelled an annual Jewish pilgrimage to the grave of a 19th-century Moroccan rabbi. Dozens of Israeli pilgrims annually visit the grave of Rabbi Yaakov Abu Hasira, a 19th-century Moroccan rabbi whose tomb is in the Nile Delta, on the anniversary...

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