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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

Ben Cohen

Abbas, Netanyahu UN speeches signal that 30-year peace process is now dead

By Ben Cohen October 4, 2018

There was one corner of New York City last Thursday where the Senate Judicial Committee hearings into the accusations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh went largely unnoticed: the United Nations building perched on the East River, site of...

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas addresses the Palestinian National Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, April 30, 2018. (Flash90)

Abbas’ No-State Solution

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIAL May 10, 2018

Anyone who favors the sensible but elusive two-state solution in the Middle East couldn’t help but be disappointed by recent comments by Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. But they should not be surprised, either. In a speech to the Palestinian National...

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