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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

Ismail Haniyeh, the Palestinians prime minister in the Gaza
Strip, meeting with Bahrains King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in the
Bahraini capital of Manama, Feb. 4, 2012.

Is Hamas trying to change its stripes?

By Mati Wagner, JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Is Hamas trying to change its stripes? Terrorist attacks against Israelis appear to be on pause, and rocket fire from Gaza is down significantly. The Hamas leader in Damascus, Khaled Meshaal, is trying to distance himself from the Assad regime...

Fatah, Hamas agree on unity government led by Abbas

JTA February 6, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Major Palestinian parties Fatah and Hamas agreed to form a unified government for the West Bank and Gaza Strip. The agreement, signed Monday in Qatar, stipulates that the government will be headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud...

Hamas leader heading to Iran

JTA January 31, 2012

Ismail Haniyeh, the prime minister of the Hamas-led government in the Gaza Strip, will visit Iran. Haniyeh is going to Tehran at the invitation of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad amid reports that relations between Hamas and Iran have soured because...

Editorial: The Biggest Losers

November 30, 2011

Just when it seems that the Palestinian people cannot not be more ill-served by its so-called "official leadership," Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Hamas leader Khaled Meshal have again proved their ineptitude. The question is, are...

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