On March 4, 1933, in the depths of the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt spoke to the nation after taking the oath of office as president. 

All around the world, individuals, groups and institutions have mobilized to respond to the rapidly spreading coronavirus, which has been designated a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. After a fumbling initial U.S. response of finger-pointing and blame, officials have taken p…

Like an Israeli reboot of the classic comedy film “Groundhog Day,” three elections in the Jewish State have led to the same conclusion – or rather, the same lack of a conclusion. There is still no government.

Since its establishment in 1913, the Anti-Defamation League has been on the front lines of fighting not only anti-Semitism but all forms of extremist hate groups and individuals. Its latest report shows that its fight is far from over.

Last week in Qatar, the United States signed a deal with the Taliban to end America’s longest war.  But in contrast to World War II, which ended with a complete victory for the United States and its allies, the Qatar deal seems doomed to fail. 

A record 21 nominations for the New Jewish Theatre in the 2020 St. Louis Theater Circle Awards shows that the local drama scene is catching up with what many of us have known for a long time: The troupe’s performances are first-rate.

President Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” for peace between Israel and the Palestinians was warmly received by the leaders of major Israeli political parties. But, predictably, it was rejected out of hand by Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority.  Whether his opposition …

When President Abraham Lincoln stated his plans to bind the nation’s wounds in the period after the Civil War, he proposed a formula that has reverberated through the ages: “With malice toward none, with charity for all.” 

In the midst of a tumultuous news cycle that included the divisive impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, the formal split of the United Kingdom from the European Union under Brexit and the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China, Trump unveiled his so-called  “Deal of the Century”…

Leaders from scores of nations, as diverse as Russian President Vladimir Putin to Prince Charles of the United Kingdom, and interfaith visitors from around the world — including an American Jewish Committee-led delegation with dozens of senior Islamic leaders from 28 countries — gathered las…

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