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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

Crises Roil ISIS, Iraq, Iran, Israel

Crises Roil ISIS, Iraq, Iran, Israel

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL November 7, 2019

The always tumultuous Middle East is on overdrive, with several major crises exploding at the same time. The instability on several fronts can be grouped underthe heading of the Four I’s: ISIS, Iraq, Iran and Israel.Consider these recent developments...

Local Israelis share perspectives on Iran

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 14, 2012

No matter what happens in the Middle East in the near future, Tali Stadler has trouble sounding optimistic. “Even if the U.S. would attack, we’re going to be the first targets,” worries the native Israeli who has lived in St. Louis for the past...

Editioral: Sick and Tired

March 14, 2012

The ongoing war in Afghanistan, already the longest in United States history has gone from the unthinkable to even worse after the shooting rampage by a U.S. Army Sergeant Sunday, in which he allegedly opened fire on Afghan villagers as they slept, killing...

U.S. Treasury looking into Rendel fees from terror group

JTA March 13, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating speaking fees allegedly paid to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on behalf of a State Department-designated terrorist organization.  The Treasury Department is seeking to subpoena records...

Ariel Ferman

Mitzvot from the heart: Ariel Ferman

June 8, 2011

Ariel FermanCongregation B'nai Amoona In choosing her mitzvah project, Ariel Ferman wanted it to relate to her Torah portion, "Lech L'cha", which means "To Go Forth." In it, God tells Abraham to leave home and go far away from his homeland. He leaves...

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