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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

Michael Rosbash, a Kansas City native,  won a 2017 Nobel Prize for medicine/physiology.Photo: Brandeis University

This year’s NFL short list; Jewish Nobel winners

BY NATE BLOOM October 11, 2017

Gridiron HebrewsJewish Sports Review magazine is out with its annual list of Jews in the NFL and it’s the “thinnest” year I can recall. Only three Jewish players are on an NFL roster. They are: NATE EBNER, 28, of the New England Patriots; ALI MARPET,...

J. Martin Rochester, Curators’ Teaching Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, is author of 10 books on international and American politics, including the recently published “New Warfare: Rethinking Rules for An Unruly World.” In addition to teaching courses in international politics, international organization and law, and U.S. foreign policy, he has served as chair of the Political Science Dept. at UM-St. Louis.

Patriotism and protests

By Marty Rochester December 8, 2016

By now, you probably have heard of  Hampshire College in Massachusetts lowering the American flag to half-mast after Donald Trump’s election. In the same spirit, other colleges offered expanded grief counseling services, anticipating an unusually heavy...

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