With Hanukkah and Christmas overlapping this year, the annual concern that has come to be known as the December Dilemma takes on added timeliness. 

In moving to change the name of Beirne Park to the H. Philip Venable Memorial Park, Creve Coeur is taking a long overdue step to erase a blatantly racist stain on that city’s history.

Three strikes and you’re out may work in baseball, but not in the hardball of Israeli politics. Incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu has already served a record number of years as leader of Israel’s fractious government and the conservative Likud Party, which he, Menachem Begin…

The Sh’ma prayer, the eternal watchword of the Jewish faith, commands us to hear, to listen.  But recent public discussions about how American Jews should relate to the State of Israel have ignored that plea, devolving from legitimate passion into raucous disrespect.

After an exhaustive search, the Jewish Federation of St. Louis has named Brian Herstig to be the next president and CEO of the community-wide philanthropic organization. Herstig is a solid choice to lead the Federation in a time of concerns and challenges to the local Jewish community.

The always tumultuous Middle East is on overdrive, with several major crises exploding at the same time. The instability on several fronts can be grouped under

It is hard to believe that this Sunday will mark the first anniversary of the vicious massacre of 11 Jewish worshippers at the poignantly named Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the worst attack on targeted Jews in U.S. history.  

In perhaps the most serious and consequential blunder of his controversial presidency, Donald Trump essentially gave a green light for the brutal Turkish invasion of Kurdish controlled sections of northern Syria, abandoning brave allies in that dangerous region. 

The release of a reconstructed transcript of a questionable phone conversation between President Donald Trump and President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine has triggered a formal impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had resisted such a monumental step…

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