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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Obama to donors: Israel, U.S. need ‘fresh eyes’

June 22, 2011

WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Obama told Jewish donors to his reelection campaign that Israel and the United States must assess the new Middle East with “fresh eyes.”“Both the United States and Israel are going to have to look at this new landscape...

President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talk with reporters in the Oval Office after their meeting, May 20.

Is Obama charting a new course on Israeli-Palestinian issues?

By Uriel Heilman, JTA, WASHINGTON May 25, 2011

President Barack Obama knew he had some damage control to do when he took the podium before thousands of Israel supporters on Sunday morning at the opening plenary of the annual AIPAC conference. But he wasn't offering any apologies for his speech three...

Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Cross-border storms ravage ‘Arab Spring’

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 18, 2011

The so-called "Arab Spring," which has convulsed the Middle East and North Africa for the past several months, has been jolted by the carefully coordinated "demonstrations" against Israel on the 63rd anniversary of its independence.Palestinians have labeled...

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