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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

Bishop Eddie Long apologizes for Torah scroll ceremony

JTAPublished February 6, 2012

Baptist Bishop Eddie Long has apologized for a church service in which he was wrapped in a Torah scroll and called a king. Last week during a service at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Ga., Ralph Messer, a Messianic Jew and self-described...

Calif. inmate should get kosher meals, appeals court rules

JTAPublished January 16, 2012

The California prison system is violating a Messianic Jewish prisoner's constitutional rights by denying him kosher food, a state appeals court ruled. A three-justice panel of the California 3rd District Court of Appeals ruled Jan. 11 that Margarito...

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