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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

Israeli court rules that lesbian couple can both be child’s mother

JTA March 5, 2012

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli court has ruled that both members of a lesbian couple who had a child together can be recognized as the child's mother. The egg of one of the women was fertilized with donated sperm and implanted in the second woman's uterus....

Palestinians attack Christian tourists at Temple Mount

JTA February 19, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Palestinians worshipping at the Temple Mount attacked a group of Christian tourists with stones. The attack Sunday reportedly was in reaction to a rumor that a group of Jewish rightists were scheduled to visit the Temple Mount and had plans...

Jews barred from Temple Mount over flyers

JTA February 12, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Jews were barred from visiting the Temple Mount following Muslim agitation over inflammatory flyers. Police in Jerusalem prevented non-Muslims from visiting the Temple Mount Sunday morning after the discovery of flyers hanging in the area...

Netanyahu wins Likud chairmanship for fifth time

JTA February 1, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was victorious in the Likud Party chairmanship race, though his only challenger garnered about 24 percent of the vote. Netanyahu won about 75 percent of the vote in Tuesday's polling, about the same percentage...

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