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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

Washington University students Reuben Siegman and Joanna LeFebvre lead a panel discussion on topics such as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and treatment of dissenting views in the Jewish community with Avner Gvaryahu, a former Israeli soldier representing the left-wing group Breaking the Silence, and Karen Aroesty, director of the Anti-Defamation League of Missouri and Southern Illinois. Photo: Eric Berger

WashU exhibit puts campus Jewish groups at odds

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer May 4, 2017

An exhibit last week at Washington University produced by a controversial group of former Israeli soldiers led some Jewish students to accuse the campus Hillel of stifling critical views of Israel.  Hillel at Washington University in St. Louis declined...

The St. Louis Hillel building as it looks today; an addition to
the left of the building, which housed an auditorium, lobby,
kitchen and offices, was torn down last year.

A changed landscape, approach for St. Louis Hillel

Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light February 1, 2012

Jacqueline Ulin Levey believes college organizations such as Hillel have to be proactive when it comes to reaching out and engaging students. That's why the Jewish organization is now meeting students at places on campus where they hang out, including...

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