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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

Mark Cantor is lead trial attorney at Cantor Injury Law in St. Louis. He is an advocate for the seriously injured and for the First and Second Amendments.

Jewish community needs to rethink approach to guns

By Mark Cantor October 11, 2017

I’d like this to be titled, “Don’t Touch It! Run Away! Tell A Trusted Adult!” Most Jews will not know what I am talking about. Readers, do you know? If you do not, you have failed to teach your children about something that can save their lives....

Illustration: Martin Holloway

Face-to-face with violence: Silence no longer an option

Ellen Futterman, Editor October 11, 2017

It dawned on me a few days after last week’s Las Vegas mass shooting:  It’s been exactly 30 years since a St. Louis security guard abducted a friend and me at gunpoint.I will get to that story shortly. More important is the reason I am retelling...

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