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

Rick Perry

Perry set to drop out of presidential race

JTA January 19, 2012

WASHINGTON—Rick Perry reportedly is dropping his bid to become the Republican presidential nominee. CNN and The New York Times reported Thursday that the Texas governor will announce later in the day his decision to bow out; a news conference reportedly...

Romney, Santorum neck and neck in Iowa

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON January 3, 2012

The Iowa Republican caucus is shaping up as a close three-way race between Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul. Each of the candidates were within dozens of votes of each other as votes were counted Tuesday night, splitting about 75 percent of the...

Letters to the Editor, week of Dec. 28, 2011

December 28, 2011

Standing by Gov. Perry's zero-budget proposal Notwithstanding the fact that I'm a Jewish-American and a fervent supporter of Israel, I unequivocally endorse GOP presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry's plan for a zero budget proposal for all countries...

Editorial: Full Faith, No Credit

October 12, 2011

Rev. Robert Jeffress, a prominent Texas Evangelical pastor, stirred up more than a political hornet's nest last week at a conservative "Voters Values Summit," where he introduced Texas Gov. Rick Perry as a "genuine follower of Jesus Christ," a comment...

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