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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

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

US synagogues need what many Europeans have – armed guards

By Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt May 9, 2019

MOSCOW — Whether it’s a white supremacist targeting praying Jews, blacks or Muslims, or an Islamic radical committed to killing Christians on Easter Sunday, it has become very trendy to attack houses of worship.In Europe, synagogues unfortunately...

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

Yonatan Sindel April 18, 2016

Firefighters and rescue personnel at the scene of a possible bus bombing, in jerusalem, on April 18, 2016, leaving at least 21 people injured. Police are investigating if the incident was a terror attack. The explosion occured on bus 12, while passing...

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

Miriam Alster November 21, 2014

Hundreds of Israelis mourn at the funeral of three of the victims killed earlier in the day when two Palestinian terrorists from east Jerusalem entered the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in the Orthodox neighborhood of Har Nof, Jerusalem, with pistols and axes,...

Mourning victims of Jerusalem attack

Mourning victims of Jerusalem attack

Miriam Alster November 19, 2014

Hundreds of Israelis mourn at the funeral of three of the victims killed earlier in the day when two Palestinian terrorists from east Jerusalem entered the Kehilat Yaakov synagogue in the Orthodox neighborhood of Har Nof, Jerusalem, with pistols and axes,...

Car attack in Jerusalem

Car attack in Jerusalem

Yonatan Sindel November 12, 2014

Police and resuce personnel at the scene where several people were injured when a car crashed into the Jerusalem light rail station, by Ammunition Hill, in a terror attack. The suspect, a young Palestinian man from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan,...

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

MIDEAST ISRAEL TERROR

Hadas Parush November 6, 2014

Israeli soldiers being evacuated at the Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem, Nov. 5, 2014. Three Israeli soldiers were injured when a Palestinian driver rammed into the soldiers near the West Bank village of Al Aroub close to the Gush Etzion junction,...

After attack near Eilat kills 7 Israelis, worries over the Egypt border

After attack near Eilat kills 7 Israelis, worries over the Egypt border

Shay Levy August 18, 2011

Israeli soldiers carry an injured person on a stretcher at theSoroka Medical Center in Beersheba following a Palestinianterrorist attack near the Egyptian border, Aug. 18, 2011. (Photo:Shay Levy/Flash 90)

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