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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

State of Confusion

Jewish Light Editorial March 8, 2017

Almost lost in the whirlwind of news regarding cemetery desecrations and the arrest in St. Louis of a suspect in some of the bomb threats at Jewish community centers is the fact that last month, President Donald Trump held his first face-to-face talks...

UN-settling Resolution?

Jewish Light Editorial December 28, 2016

The world is still reeling from the surprise failure of the United States to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution last Friday, that strongly criticized Israel’s settlements in the West Bank and which broke with the longstanding usual habit...

Missouri State Sen. Dave Sater, a Republican from Cassville, meets with Sharren Haskel, a Knesset member with the Likud Party, during a Jewish Federation-sponsored Israel mission trip for Missouri legislators.

Missouri legislators visit Israel on Federation mission

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer December 14, 2016

A group of Missouri legislators traveled to Israel last week amidst a cloud of uncertainty about the impact of a Donald Trump presidency on U.S.-Israel relations and American Jews.The week-long trip, sponsored by Jewish Federation of St. Louis, included...

Nixon to visit Israel, Germany

November 10, 2016

For the second time in the last year, Gov. Jay Nixon is heading to Israel. Nixon is expected to travel to Israel on Nov. 15 to sign an agreement between the Missouri Technology Corporation, a state-run venture capital fund, and the Israel Innovation...

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