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

Letters to the Editor: October 5, 2016

October 5, 2016

Real voting problem goes unaddressed  The present Republican-controlled Missouri General Assembly has been endeavoring for years to make it more difficult for certain groups (always Democratic-leaning) to vote. I feel very comfortable in this opinion...

Missouri Capitol Building

With legislative session underway, Jewish groups weigh in on issues

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light January 18, 2012

From kosher food certification to separation of church and state to a ballot initiative on photo identification for voting, the local Jewish community looks forward to a diverse agenda as the Missouri General Assembly resumes work in Jefferson City this...

Editorial: Veto Voting Vetting

June 15, 2011

The majority Republican party in the Missouri General Assembly has caused passage of Senate Bill 3. which would require Missouri voters to present a non-expired government-issued photo ID in order to vote in elections. The bill now heads to the desk of...

Jake Zimmerman

After election day victory, Zimmerman looks toward future as county assessor

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light April 13, 2011

Rep. Jake Zimmerman may be a Democrat but he's sure of one thing about his new job."There is not a Democratic or Republican way to assess a house," he said. "There is just a right way."Zimmerman, 36, will get the chance to perfect that method as he serves...

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