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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

Migron outpost’s residents agree to evacuation plan

JTA February 13, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Residents of Migron say they have reached an agreement with the government on relocating the illegal West Bank outpost. The residents reportedly have agreed to have the community relocated to government land on a nearby hill. In return, they...

Jerusalem monastery, Arab-Jewish school attacked

JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Graffiti attacks against non-Jewish targets have continued in Israel, this time at a Jewish-Arab bilingual school and a Christian monastery.  "Death to Arabs" and "Kahane was right" was painted on the Hand in Hand Center for Jewish-Arab...

Settlers, officers hurt in outpost demolition

JTA January 19, 2012

JERUSALEM—Six West Bank settlers and three police officers were hurt during the demolition of an illegal outpost near Jericho. Settlers threw rocks at police early Thursday morning when they gathered at an outpost near Mitzpeh Jericho to raze six dwellings....

Israel demolishes third illegal outpost this week

JTA, JERUSALEM January 12, 2012

Israeli security forces demolished an illegal West Bank outpost, the third this week. Israel Defense Forces troops and Civil Administration inspectors early Thursday morning evacuated and demolished the Mitzpe Avichai outpost near Kiryat Arba. The outpost...

State Department condemns vandalism of West Bank mosque

JTA, JERUSALEM January 12, 2012

The United States condemned the vandalizing of a mosque in the northern West Bank. "The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s most recent vandalizing of a mosque, as well as the burning of three cars, in the West Bank village...

West Bank mosque vandalized

JTA, JERUSALEM January 11, 2012

A mosque in a Palestinian village in the northern West Bank was vandalized and three cars set on fire. The words "Price tag" and "Gal Arye Yosef" was spray-painted on the wall of the mosque in the village of Dir Istiya, near Ariel, in the early Wednesday...

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