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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

U.S. Jewish leaders call on Knesset to secure Mount of Olives

JTA February 27, 2012

JERUSALEM -- American Jewish leaders called on the Knesset to tighten security at the Mount of Olives cemetery in Jerusalem in the aftermath of a rock-throwing attack on one of the leaders and two Jewish congressmen. During a hastily arranged emergency...

Jewish leaders meet King Abdullah in Amman

JTA February 21, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A delegation of Jewish leaders met with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman. The delegation, participants in the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations' annual meeting in Jerusalem, had a "remarkably candid and open exchange"...

Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi presents Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu with a plaque, August 2011.

Good cop advocacy marked Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi’s The Israel Project

By Uriel Heilman, JTA February 14, 2012

NEW YORK -- Here's what the international Jewish media conspiracy looks like: Two men and four women, all clad in dark suits, sitting around a table in a windowless conference room in a nondescript office in midtown Manhattan. Together they run a global...

Before Vadim Rabinovich, left, launched the European Jewish
Union, he served as a vice president of the European Council of
Jewish Communities, which met in Berlin in October 2010.

New European Jewish parliament riles existing European Jewish leaders

By Toby Axelrod, JTA February 14, 2012

BERLIN -- A new European Jewish parliament is set to open in Brussels this week, the brainchild of two businessmen philanthropists on a mission to shake up the status quo. Igor Kolomoisky and Vadim Rabinovich, the Ukrainian Jewish moguls behind the body,...

Jonathan Pollard

Conference of Presidents meets Pollard

JTA January 27, 2012

NEW YORK—Leaders of the Conference of Presidents met with convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard. The Tuesday meeting was held at the Butner Federal Correctional Complex in North Carolina, where Pollard has served 27 years of a life sentence for espionage....

Jack Lew, center, helps light the national menorah organized
by American Friends of Lubavitch, with the groups director, Rabbi
Levi Shemtov, left, and his father, Rabbi Abraham Shemtov, the
director of Agudas Chasidei Chabad, Dec. 20, 2011. Baruch Ezagui,
courtesy of American Friends of Lubavitch.

With chief of staff appointment, Jewish community regains White House address

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON January 11, 2012

President Barack Obama on Monday announced that Jack Lew, his director of the Office of Budget and Management-a Cabinet-level position-would replace William Daley as White House chief of staff. Lew, 56, was chosen for his long years in government and...

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