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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

Yavilah McCoy

Jewish Federation plans parenting for racial equity webinar

By Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-Chief October 18, 2020

Meet with other parents and discuss our racial equity habits in parenting during an interactive webinar with Yavilah McCoy from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19.McCoy is a pioneer of the diversity and equity movement and advocate for the empowerment of...

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.

A New Year’s resolution as we begin the Trump era

By Marty Rochester January 18, 2017

It is the time of year for making New Year’s resolutions. I resolve to continue to struggle to be as colorblind as possible. What does this mean? It commits me to the following:First, I will ignore those who believe that we cannot and should not be...

Ladue students at protest on Wednesday of last week. Photo: Lily Hauptman

Ladue High students protest racial incidents at school

By Lily Hauptman and Jessica Goldberg, Ohr CHADASH TEEN PAGE CO-EDITORS November 23, 2016

After an emotional week at Ladue Horton Watkins High School following allegations of racism, the administration and students are coming together to effect change and build a stronger sense of community and security. A town hall meeting with the NAACP...

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