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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

Natan Sharansky

Natan Sharansky

December 10, 2019

Natan Sharansky, a former Soviet refusenik and Israeli lawmaker, was named the 2020 Genesis Prize laureate. He will be one of two keynote speakers at ‘Z3: American Jews & Israel, Navigating Our Shared Destiny' at the Jewish Community Center in...

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SOPA Images March 21, 2019

Michael Steinhardt speaks at the Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala in New York City, May 21, 2017. (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) 

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SOPA Images December 20, 2018

Jonathan Greenblatt, Anti-Defamation League CEO, speaks at the ADL National Leadership Summit in Washington, D.C., May 6, 2018. He says the ADL was “shocked but sadly not surprised” by the Pittsburgh shooting. (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket...

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Spencer Platt November 8, 2018

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 10: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg prepares to administer the Oath of Allegiance to candidates for U.S. citizenship at the New-York Historical Society on April 10, 2018 in New York City. Two hundred candidates from...

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Anadolu Agency May 30, 2017

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud, second from right, at the inauguration ceremony of the Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, May 21, 2017. (Bandar...

ROSENSTEIN DEPUTY AG

ROSENSTEIN DEPUTY AG

Andrew Harrer May 11, 2017

Rod Rosenstein, deputy attorney general nominee for U.S. President Donald Trump, listens during a Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, March 7, 2017. The confirmation hearing for Rosenstein began with...

Latest news from the London 2012 Olympic Games

By JTA Staff July 30, 2012

JTA is following Jewish athletes competing at the Olympic games. The latest: Monday July 30, Men's Swimming Gal Nevo (ISRAEL) 200m Butterfly men - Finish first in his heat but did not qualify for the semifinals Women's Swimming Amit Ivri (ISRAEL) - 200m...

Presbyterians narrowly reject divestment

Presbyterians narrowly reject divestment

JTA REPORT July 6, 2012

WASHINGTON — In a narrow vote, the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) rejected divestment from companies doing business with Israeli security forces in the West Bank. The 333-331 vote, with two abstentions, in Pittsburgh late Thursday...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks of President
Barack Obamas commitment with Israel in a seven-minute internet
video released by the Obama campaign. The video is part of an
effort to respond to attacks on Obamas record on Israel.

Republicans—and Democrats—pitch to Florida Jews

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 25, 2012

WASHINGTON-Barack Obama won't show up on the vote tallies after polls close in Florida's Republican primary on Jan. 31, but the president's supporters already are waging a fight for the Sunshine State. Democrats are rolling out a campaign to rival any...

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