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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

Pluralism means finding your place in the Jewish story

By Edgar M. Bronfman, JTA May 17, 2012

NEW YORK -- For the past six years The Samuel Bronfman Foundation, which is named in honor of my father and that I now run with my son Adam, has held a conference called "Why Be Jewish?" It is an intimate gathering that seeks to explore an expansive question....

A scene from “Israel Inside,” a new film that encourages viewers to see the country through the lens of creativity, not conflict.

Beyond conflict: Film presents ‘larger picture’ of Israel

By Rachel Marder, JointMedia News Service April 25, 2012

Rabbi Raphael Shore, the producer of “Israel Inside: How A Small Nation Makes a Big Difference,” denies that his film ignores Israel’s conflicts or encourages viewers to do so. The media does a good enough job of detailing the Israeli-Palestinian...

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