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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

The Satmar Hasidic village of Kiryas Joel has been the subject of two FBI raids in two months, lending to a sense of siege in the insular community. (Uriel Heilman)

This Hasidic village is paving the way for a ‘white, Christian, conservative’ America

Joshua Shanes, The Forward February 22, 2022

This story was originally published on Feb. 22 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning. American Shtetl Years ago, friends of mine visited the Satmar village of Kiryas Joel, established...

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