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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

When it comes to gun control, why can’t the U.S. be more like Israel?

When it comes to gun control, why can’t the U.S. be more like Israel?

Rob Eshman, The ForwardPublished May 25, 2022

The mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, makes me want to scream. If you are a parent, or if you were ever a child, it’s impossible to read about the deliberate slaughter of 19 children and two adults at Robb Elementary School by an 18-year-old gunman...

Ending gun violence Is an inherently Jewish responsibility

Ending gun violence Is an inherently Jewish responsibility

Published May 25, 2022

Editor’s note: This article first appeared on Kveller on December 2, 2021. We are republishing it today in light of the horrific school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.  The desperate desire to help end the gun violence epidemic in America is rooted...

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