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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

 

Local Jewish organization’s response to UN resolution sparks internal debate

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer January 18, 2017

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis has received criticism from some people involved with the organization for its lack of opposition to U.S. actions on the U.N. Security Council Resolution condemning Israeli settlements. Members of the...

Galit Lev-Harir is a frequent contributor to the Light. Galit lived in Israel for nine years. She and her husband, Elie Harir, are members of Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Strong condemnation needed after UN vote

By Galit Lev-Harir January 11, 2017

Last week, the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) sent out an email communication regarding the U.S. abstention on U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334  passed on Dec. 23. I would have expected our JCRC to strongly denounce the resolution...

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