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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

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Justices wouldn’t get past mom’s BS detector

By Eric Mink, Special to the Jewish Light April 4, 2012

My mom, Ida, died 40 years ago last month, just short of her 50th birthday. She was funny, loving, assertive, fiercely protective and one of the smartest people on Earth. She also possessed a BS detector of dazzling accuracy that intimidated my siblings...

Farilyn Hale, on the behalf of the National Council of Jewish Women - St. Louis Section, addresses the audience on the need for Rate Review of the insurance industry in Missouri.

Jewish groups meet with legislators on health care reform

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light March 28, 2012

Supporters of health care reform both vented their unhappiness with the pace of progress and pledged continued action while listening to stories of those affected by health insurance-related problems at a meeting with a panel of nine state legislators...

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