With numbing certainty, more mass shootings of innocent men, women and children will occur in more American cities, many of them at the hands of highly unstable people who bought into vicious screeds on various websites.  

The fatal shooting of Michael Brown by then-Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in 2014 made the suburb of Ferguson a household word nationwide, but it was hardly a distinction that anyone would welcome.

Depending upon which British citizens one talks to, their new prime minister, Boris Johnson, is either an object of affection bordering on love or a target of scorn and skepticism bordering on hatred. Given the challenges he will face in the Middle East and elsewhere, we hope that his more a…

A recent economic summit conference in Bahrain was designed to further efforts toward peaceful dialogue among Jews, Muslims and Christians. But as Rabbi Marc Schneier, principal organizer of the meeting, told a St. Louis audience recently, the absence of the Palestinians made progress difficult.

Once again, the Jewish community of St. Louis was a major participant on several levels in this year’s PrideFest, which began with numerous Pride Shabbat programs and continued at events and parades throughout last weekend, including participation by roughly two dozen local synagogues and Je…

With his last-minute decision to back away from a military strike against Iran, President Donald Trump dodged a dangerous bullet for the United States and his own presidency. But despite the positive outcome, no one should be happy about the unorthodox path the White House followed to its co…

“Honor your father and your mother, that you may long endure on the land that the Lord your God is assigning to you.” —Exodus 20:12

Glory-Us!  No matter how hard it may be to believe, the St. Louis Blues have the Stanley Cup!  

It is highly regrettable that an apparently good deal for the future of the former B’nai El synagogue property and its interested potential buyer, the well-regarded Miriam School, has been derailed by a 3-2 vote of board members in the tiny village of Westwood. We hope that the rejection is …

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