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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

Peres launches Facebook page at company headquarters

JTAPublished March 6, 2012

Israeli President Shimon Peres launched a Facebook page during a visit with company founder Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook headquarters in California. As part of the launch Tuesday, Peres held a live chat with web surfers from around the world. His page...

President Shimon Peres has a kiss for an Ethiopian student at
the Amit Reishit School in Jerusalem, where he was inspired to
write a song in tribute to the Ethiopian Israeli community after
listening to the schools choir, Jan. 12, 2012. (Mark
Neyman/GPO/Flash 90)

Nixing names, soldiers and sushi, couch potatoes make their mark

By Marcy Oster, JTAPublished January 24, 2012

JERUSALEM—Here are some recent stories out of Israel that you may have missed: A Moshe by any other name The Knesset is going on the offensive against offensive baby names. A parliamentary committee has advanced a bill that would bar parents from sticking...

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