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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

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.

Crown Heights visit rich in family, tradition

By Marty Rochester August 24, 2016

Every summer, my wife, Ruth, and I visit our son Shaya in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, where he lives with his wife and six children. For a Lubavitch Jew, which Shaya has been since college, Crown Heights is the center of the universe. It is the headquarters...

Anat Hoffman, director of the Israeli Religious Action Center and chair of Women of the Wall, served as scholar-in-residence recently at Shaare Emeth.  View video from the interview at stlljewishlight.com/multimedia. Photo: Eric Berger

In St. Louis visit, activist Anat Hoffman talks about fight for equality at Western Wall

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer June 15, 2016

Anat Hoffman, one of the leading proponents for changes at the Kotel, wants Jews in St. Louis and other parts of the world to push for breaking down walls at the Western Wall. The director of the Israeli Religious Action Center, an organization that...

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