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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Einat Wilf

Peace plan may not work, but it could strengthen Arab-Israeli relations

By Einat WilfPublished February 6, 2020

TEL AVIV — President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan will probably not achieve its stated goal of bringing peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but it might just bring about peace between Israel and more of its Arab neighbors. Here’s...

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speak during a joint statement at the White House on Jan. 28 announcing the Trump administration’s peace plan proposal.  

Can Mideast Plan Finally Bring Peace?

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIALPublished February 6, 2020

In the midst of a tumultuous news cycle that included the divisive impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, the formal split of the United Kingdom from the European Union under Brexit and the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China, Trump unveiled...

Jonathan S. Tobin

Trump’s critics shouldn’t encourage Palestinians to make another mistake

BY JONATHAN S. TOBIN, JNSPublished February 6, 2020

Contrary to the bad advice they’re getting from the Democrats and J Street,Palestinians need to accept that the U.S. plan is their best chance for statehood.As far as Americans who despise President Donald Trump go, as well as for many Jews and Israelis...

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