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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

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The Jewish National Fund’s iconic blue charity box is now accepting bitcoin

Asaf Shalev April 23, 2021

(JTA) — The group that made blue collection boxes ubiquitous in the collective Jewish American memory is now accepting donations in a format fit for the digital age: bitcoin.  A charity with roots that go back to the start of modern Zionism,...

JNFs Lawyers for Israel event to feature Elie Rekhess

JNFs Lawyers for Israel event to feature Elie Rekhess

October 16, 2019

Jewish National Fund (JNF-USA) will host a Lawyers for Israel event on Thursday, Nov. 7 at Husch Blackwell, 190 Carondelet Plaza, Suite 600. This complimentary event will begin promptly at 11:30 a.m., with registration opening at 11, and will feature...

The campaign against JNF is misplaced

By Russell F. Robinson, JTA March 1, 2012

NEW YORK -- The Jewish National Fund plants trees, builds a nation and unifies a people. As a child growing up in a small town in Texas, I dropped my coins in the Blue Box in Hebrew school. My parents and grandparents raised me on the importance and...

Israeli tourist released from Chile jail

JTA February 9, 2012

An Israeli tourist charged by Chile with accidentally starting a massive forest fire in a popular national park has been fined and released. Rotem Singer was ordered by a court in Puerto Natalesto pay a $10,000 fine to the government of Chile, and to...

1st. Lt. Roslyn Schulte

Deserving memorial

By Ellen Futterman, Editor October 12, 2011

Air Force 1st Lt. Roslyn Schulte of St. Louis, who was killed in action in Afghanistan on May 20, 2009, will be memorialized on the Jewish National Fund's (JNF) Wall of Honor at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem. The Wall of Honor stands as a tribute to the...

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