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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

German court tosses conviction of Holocaust-denying bishop

JTA February 23, 2012

BERLIN -- A German court has set aside a guilty verdict against a Holocaust-denying bishop on a technicality, but the defendant will face justice again, prosecutors say. The Higher Regional Court of Nuremberg on Wednesday threw out the conviction of British...

Lauder criticizes proposed change in Polish restitution process

JTA February 17, 2012

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder criticized plans by the Polish government to change the way communal property is restituted. A government proposal currently under discussion would change the current system, instituted in 1997, in which specially...

Lauder rips fine for Italian parliamentarian who blasted anti-Jewish cartoon

JTA January 24, 2012

ROME—Ronald Lauder, the president of the World Jewish Congress, has expressed "outrage" that an Italian parliament deputy and journalist was fined for writing an article sharply criticizing a satirical cartoon that featured stereotypically Jewish depictions...

Diaspora communities can help with peacemaking, Jewish leaders tell Abbas

JTA January 17, 2012

BUENOS AIRES -- The presidents of the World Jewish Congress and Latin American Jewish Congress expressed hope for progress in Middle East peace at a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Latin American Jewish Congress President Jack...

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