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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

Ohio’s Health Dept. director resigns after backlash over stay-at-home orders

JTA June 18, 2020

Amy Acton, the Department of Health director in Ohio who came under fire for the stay-at-home orders to stem the coronavirus crisis, including armed protesters carrying signs with anti-Semitic messages, has resigned.Acton will become the chief health...

Representative Ted Deutch, D-Fla., speaks in Washington, D.C., Jan. 28, 2020. He is one of four authors of the letter.  

House Democrats aim to unify the party behind anti-West Bank annexation message

BY RON KAMPEAS, JTA June 18, 2020

WASHINGTON — House Democrats have put together a letter that they hope will unite their entire caucus in warning Israel against annexation of part of the West Bank.The letter, now circulating among the party’s House caucus and obtained exclusively...

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