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

On June 3, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (right) looks on at the international summit in Paris to revive the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

For Israel and the Palestinians, the peace plans just keep coming

Ben Sales, JTA June 6, 2016

Here a plan, there a plan, everywhere a peace plan.Conditions in Israel and the Palestinian Authority may not exactly seem conducive to peace — Israel just formed what may be its most right-wing government ever, and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

Israel’s Midwest consulate plans St. Louis conference for young professionals

BY ABBY ABRAMS, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 17, 2011

Israel advocacy. Middle East policy updates. Young professionals.These subjects and much more will all be discussed at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs' Midwest Diplomatic Conference next month.The Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest will...

In response to vague talks, Jewish groups deliver vague message

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 25, 2010

WASHINGTON — Two weeks before their launch, the promised renewal of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks has already engendered a first: a joint statement of welcome by mainstream U.S. Jewish and Palestinian groups."We congratulate the Obama administration...

Israeli Prime Minister Bejamin Netanyau, right, seen here with U.S. special envoy to the Middle East George Mitchell in Jerusalem on August 11, 2010, welcomed Mitchells announcement of new direct talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Will talks be about appearance or substance?

By Ron Kampeas, JTA August 25, 2010

WASHINGTON — It's a peace conference where nothing is off the table. -- or on it, for that matter. The Obama administration's invitation to Palestinian and Israeli leaders to launch direct talks on Sept. 2 attempts to reconcile Israeli demands for no...

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