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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

Andrew Rehfeld

Editorial: Context or Pretext

Published July 11, 2012

We’ll endeavor to put up information in a broader context because we know that very little news is born at the moment it comes across our wire.— Will McAvoy, HBO’s “The Newsroom,” Episode 3, “The 112th Congress.”Andrew Rehfeld will join...

Pam Droog Jones

Summer interstates

By Pam Droog JonesPublished June 14, 2012

To me, one of the great pleasures of summer is seeing all the strange things that are transported along the interstate highways, from June through September.  Throughout the year, of course, it’s no big deal to see vehicles with flashing lights and...

White supremacist Pedersen pleads guilty to two murders

JTAPublished March 14, 2012

White supremacist David Joseph Pedersen, who said he was on his way to "kill more Jews" when arrested in connection with four West Coast murders, pleaded guilty to two of them. Pedersen, 31, pleaded guilty on Monday to two counts of aggravated first-degree...

First Twersky prize awarded

JTAPublished February 17, 2012

NEW YORK -- Andrew Silow-Carroll of the New Jersey Jewish News won the first David Twersky Journalism Award. Named for the paper's former editor who died of cancer in 2010 at age 60, the prize was awarded to Silow-Carroll for a column he wrote in September...

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