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

Larry Levin is the former publisher/CEO of the Jewish Light. 

Devotion to Israel is bigger than single issues

By Larry Levin July 19, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron’s emphatic declaration that anti-Zionism is a reinvention of anti-Semitism is spot on. Most, if not all, of those who oppose the existence of a safe and secure Israel as a Jewish homeland perpetuate false equivalencies,...

Op-Ed: Moderate middle must be heard on Israel debate

By Peter A. Joseph, JTA May 7, 2012

NEW YORK -- The intellectual food fight over Israel that has played out over the Op-Ed pages of virtually all Jewish and many mainstream newspapers in recent weeks may have settled down, but the passion of the discussion has made one thing very clear:...

Obama on Iran: ‘I don’t bluff’

JTA March 2, 2012

WASHINGTON (JTA) -- President Obama rejected the notion of simply containing a nuclear Iran, saying in an interview that such a prospect was intolerable. "I think that the Israeli government recognizes that, as president of the United States, I don't...

Filipinos light Chanukah candles in their home in South Tel Aviv
on Nov. 24, 2010 in advance of the Jewish holiday.

Young Filipinos integrating into Israeli society, but not without difficulties

Mati Wagner, JTA January 26, 2012

TEL AVIV—With eyes closed, it would have been difficult to guess that the female voice with the amazing range singing a Hebrew classic was a shy-looking, 11-year-old Filipina. But there was Kathleen Eligado performing Miri Aloni's "Ballad of Hedva and...

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