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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 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Egypt less than three weeks before the protests there led to Mubarak’s downfall, January 2011.

With Muslim Brotherhood’s ascendancy, Mubarak’s legacy is upended

By Ron Kampeas, JTAPublished June 25, 2012

WASHINGTON — Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi is the declared winner of Egypt’s presidential race and his predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, reportedly continues to lie near death in a coma — just like the legacy he tried to craft for himself...

A protester outside Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court in Cairo carrying a sign that reads “No to Shafiq and to the Muslim Brotherhood and down with military rule too,” June 14, 2012. 

Egyptian military’s anti-democratic moves may benefit Israel

By Uriel Heilman , JTAPublished June 20, 2012

TEL AVIV — Egypt’s military coup is now nearly complete. That may be distressing for Egyptian democracy, but it could help the Israel-Egypt relationship. Sunday’s decision by military rulers in Egypt to rewrite the country’s constitution — a...

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