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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

White supremacist Pedersen pleads guilty to two murders

JTA March 14, 2012

White supremacist David Joseph Pedersen, who said he was on his way to "kill more Jews" when arrested in connection with four West Coast murders, pleaded guilty to two of them. Pedersen, 31, pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of aggravated first-degree...

Chasidic man pleads not guilty to Purim eve arson

JTA March 14, 2012

A 22-year-old resident of a Chasidic enclave in New York pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from the Purim eve arson of a dissident neighbor's car. Aron Fromowitz of New Square pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Ramapo Town Court to setting fire to a car...

Chasidic teen pleads guilty to firebombing attack

JTA February 8, 2012

An 18-year-old Hasidic teen has pleaded guilty to assault in the firebombing of the home of a neighbor over a religious disagreement. Shaul Spitzer of the New York village of New Square, home to 7,000 people mostly from the Skverer Hasidic sect, on Tuesday...

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