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

Add new relevance to your seder with a Haggadah supplement focusing on contemporary issues.

Five seder supplements to consider for Passover this year

By Gabe Friedman, JTA April 21, 2016

We get it: Most Jewish families don’t yearn to make their Passover seders longer.But there’s an entire world of seder upgrades and supplements out there providing myriad creative ways to freshen up the age-old tale of the Jews’ liberation from slavery...

Australian Jewish News publisher Robert Magid stirred controversy with his article arguing that Muslim boat people deprive sanctuary to legitimate refugees.

Down under, a furor over a Jewish publisher’s attack on boat people, Muslims

By Dan Goldberg, JTA August 7, 2012

SYDNEY – An article on illegal boat people by the publisher of Australia’s main Jewish newspaper has ignited a storm of protest, with some critics savaging it for “vilifying Muslims” and promoting “xenophobic, Islamophobic and heartless sentiments.”...

Tel Aviv demonstration decries South Sudanese deportation

JTA March 18, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of South Sudanese migrants and their Israeli supporters protested against the migrant's imminent deportation to their fledgling new country. The protest Saturday night in Tel Aviv was met with a counter protest by city residents....

South Sudanese refugees must leave Israel

JTA February 1, 2012

JERUSALEM -- South Sudan nationals living in Israel will have two months to return to their home country or face deportation, the Interior Ministry has announced. Since South Sudan has become an independent nation in July, refugees from the area no longer...

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