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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

David Harris is the executive director of the American Jewish Committee. He served as national coordinator for Freedom Sunday for Soviet Jewry, Dec. 6, 1987.

A birthday reflection on the Jewish State

By David HarrisPublished April 25, 2012

What’s so special about a country’s 64th birthday?  Well, in the case of most nations, perhaps not all that much, unless the country happens to be Israel, which celebrates its birthday this year on April 25 and 26. Israel has the dubious distinction...

U.S. Treasury looking into Rendel fees from terror group

JTAPublished March 13, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department is investigating speaking fees allegedly paid to former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on behalf of a State Department-designated terrorist organization.  The Treasury Department is seeking to subpoena records...

Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has joined the effort to get an Iranian exile group removed from the U.S. list of terrorist groups.

Pro-Israel voices joining bid to get Iranian dissident group off U.S. terror list

By Ron Kampeas, JTAPublished February 28, 2012

WASHINGTON -- Famed attorney Alan Dershowitz, former Canadian Justice Minister Irwin Cotler, Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel -- three prominent Jewish activists who have joined with other prominent people in a bid to remove a group with a blood-soaked history...

Nancy Lisker

Time to ratchet up pressure on Iran

By Nancy LiskerPublished December 14, 2011

Iran seems bent on confirming that it is the world's chief bully and outlaw, the greatest threat to world peace. Its pursuit of nuclear weapons capability, support for international terrorism, and disregard for international law are crystal clear. The...

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