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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

Israeli soldier from the Paratroopers Brigade, some of them ultra orthodox Jewish man during a swearing-in ceremony for the Paratroopers Brigade, at Ammunition Hill in Jerusalem on November 11, 2021. Photo by Arie Leib Abrams/Flash90

Why do Jews have such a love affair with the IDF?

Tabby Refael, JNS December 12, 2021

(Jewish Journal via JNS) I was 16 when I first visited Israel with my mother. She spent most of the trip coming between me and aggressive young Israeli men who thought it was cute when I said, “Shalom, korim li Tabby” (“Hi, I’m Tabby”) with...

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