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

Letters to the editor, week of Aug. 8, 2012

August 8, 2012

Romney speech perpetuates stereotypeMitt Romney managed to put both feet in his mouth at the same time this week. Not only did the Palestinians express umbrage at his comment about Israeli culture being at the root of economic success but those of us...

Letter to the Editor, week of June 27, 2012

June 27, 2012

Cartoon was poor choice The editors of the Light showed extremely poor taste in their selection of the cartoon for the opinions page of the June 20 issue. Implying that the recent action taken by the Egyptian Supreme Court is equivalent to the United...

Poll shows strong Israeli support for Diaspora voice on some laws

JTA January 24, 2012

A substantial majority of Israelis want the country's lawmakers to consider Diaspora Jewry when devising new legislation on Jewish identity issues, according to a poll. Seventy-seven percent of respondents to a survey carried out last week by the Ruderman...

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