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

Israel Defense Forces Sgt. Talia Wolkowitz and Hunter, the Belgian shepherd she worked with during her IDF service.

Five questions for former IDF Sgt. Talia Wolkowitz

BY SAM MOSHER, STAFF WRITER July 19, 2018

Talia Wolkowitz is a native St. Louisan who served in the Israel Defense Forces for two years. After joining in December 2015, she rose to the rank of sergeant, working as an operational track and attack canine handler. In this position, she was paired...

Morton Klein, president of the Zionist Organization of America, at a Capitol Hill hearing on moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Nov. 8, 2017. (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

ZOA president Morton Klein to speak at NHBZ

By Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus May 17, 2018

Morton Klein, national president of the Zionist Organization of America (ZOA), will be the featured speaker at a Shabbat program hosted by Nusach Hari B’nai Zion congregation May 26. Klein, known for his outspoken views on Israel, will discuss, “The...

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