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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

Washington University students watch the debate Sunday night at Hillel. Photo: Eric Berger

Jewish students react to debate at Washington U.

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer October 13, 2016

A couple hours before the recent presidential debate Sunday night, Washington University student Paul Felder stood outside near a Fox News television set, wearing a Fox News T-shirt. Felder, who is president of Washington University Students for Israel,...

Robert A. Cohn is Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the St. Louis Jewish Light.

A shining moment in a dark debate

By Robert A. Cohn October 13, 2016

 Sunday’s night’s second presidential debate at Washington University, like much of the entire campaign, was filled with rancor, vitriol, disrespect and an utter lack of civility — except for one surprising shining moment. An audience member, Karl...

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