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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Jon Ossoff with his wife, Dr. Alisha Kramer, at the presidential inauguration ceremony, Jan. 20, 2021. (Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)

Watch: Jon Ossoff is sworn into Senate seat holding historic book of Hebrew scripture

Gabe Friedman January 20, 2021

(JTA) — Jewish millennial Jon Ossoff became Sen. Jon Ossoff on Wednesday afternoon at a socially distanced swearing-in ceremony in the Senate chambers hours after Joe Biden was inaugurated as president.As he swore the oath of office, Ossoff clutched...

State Treasurer Josh Mandel, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Ohio, is shown during his service as a Marine in Iraq. 

In Ohio, Brown-Mandel U.S. Senate race is among the most expensive in the nation

By Suzanne Pollak, JTA July 31, 2012

WASHINGTON — A flood of money brought in by prominent national political action committees has become the norm in this year’s U.S. Senate race in Ohio, which pits first-term incumbent Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, against Republican Josh Mandel, the...

House passes Israeli visa bill

JTA March 19, 2012

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill that would add Israel to the list of countries eligible for non-immigrant investor visas in the United States. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Howard Berman (D-Calif.) and approved 371-0...

Sen. Mark Kirk

Sen. Mark Kirk recovering from stroke

JTA January 23, 2012

WASHINGTON—Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.), a leader on pro-Israel and Iran sanctions issues, suffered a stroke. A statement from Kirk's office said he checked himself into a hospital on Saturday, and that doctors discovered he had suffered a stroke. "Early...

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