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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

Seattle panel nixes meeting with Israeli gays over ‘pinkwashing’

JTA March 20, 2012

A Seattle commission that represents the gay community canceled a meeting with gay Israeli leaders over Israel's treatment of the Palestinians. The Seattle LBGT Commission canceled the March 16 City Hall reception the night before after pressure from...

Washington state Senate passes bill allowing halt to autopsies

JTA February 12, 2012

Washington's state Senate approved a bill that would allow families to block autopsies for religious reasons. Under the measure, which passed Feb. 9 by a vote of 46 to 2, families would have 48 hours to register religious objections to an autopsy, the...

Seattle federation gunman loses appeal

JTA January 31, 2012

The Washington State Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Naveed Haq, who shot up the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle building in July 2006. The court said Monday that there were no errors in the trial and that Haq had failed to prove beyond...

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