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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

St. Louisan Henry Dubinsky shakes hands with Pope Francis during an AJC trip to the Vatican in March.  

Dubinsky shares highlights of AJC visit to the Vatican

BY ROBERT A. COHN, EDITOR-IN-CHIEF EMERITUS April 5, 2019

Henry Dubinsky, a past president of the local chapter of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) and a member of its national board since 1985, was recently part of an AJC leadership delegation that had a private audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican...

Vatican official slams breakaway traditionalist Catholics for anti-Semitic positions

JTA REPORT January 16, 2013

Ahead of the Catholic Church’s annual “Day of Judaism,” a leading Vatican official slammed breakaway traditionalist Catholics for anti-Semitic positions and reaffirmed the Vatican’s commitment to fostering positive relations with the Jewish world....

British nun who saved Jews from Shoah on way to sainthood

JTA January 19, 2012

ROME—A British nun who saved dozens of Jews in Rome during the Holocaust has been advanced on the road to sainthood. Britain's Catholic Herald newspaper said the file on Mother Riccarda Beauchamp Hamrough, who died in1966, was sent recently to the Vatican...

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