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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

Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, at a Capitol Hill hearing on moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Nov. 8, 2017. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

ZOA president Morton Klein to speak at NHBZ

By Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 17, 2018

Morton Klein, national president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), will be the featured speaker at a Shabbat program hosted by Nusach Hari B’nai Zion congregation May 26. Klein, known for his outspoken views on Israel, will discuss, “The...

Letters to the editor: week of May 2, 2012

May 2, 2012

Lessons of ‘Hunger Games’ [Regarding the April 18 commentary, “An Israeli perspective on the ‘Hunger Games’”] I have also read the “Hunger Games” trilogy because I wanted to know what my grandchildren’s generation found so intriguing....

Title VI should be used only on true hatemongers, not political opponents

By David A.M. Wilensky, JTA April 25, 2012

NEW YORK—In the eyes of the Zionist Organization of America, the most depraved enemies of the Jewish people are obnoxious college campus loudmouths. As the editor of New Voices, a national magazine by and for Jewish college students, I have a different...

Holder: U.S. urged Israel not to release killers of Americans

By Zach Silberman, JTA February 10, 2012

WASHINGTON -- An Obama administration official said the United States urged Israel not to free Palestinian terrorists in the Gilad Shalit exchange deal who killed Americans. In a Jan. 30 letter to the Parents Forum, a group of American citizens and parents...

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