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

Hagai Amir, Yigal’s brother, released from prison

By Ron Kampeas, JTA May 4, 2012

Hagai Amir, who helped his brother Yigal Amir plot the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, was released from prison. Authorities at the Ayalon prison in Ramle, in central Israel, released Amir, 43, on Friday morning. He had been in prison 16 years and has...

Rabbi Yonason Goldson teaches at Block Yeshiva High School.  He is the author of  ‘Dawn to Destiny,’  an analytic overview of Jewish history from Creation through the era of the Talmud.

Denouncing spiritual terrorism

By Rabbi Yonason Goldson January 4, 2012

On March 16, 1968, soldiers of the 1st Battalion's Charlie Company committed one of the most notorious war crimes in American history when they brutally massacred over 300 villagers in the Vietnamese hamlet of My Lai. Was every soldier in the American...

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