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  • White supremacist executed for 1977 synagogue killing

    November 20, 2013 | 11:56 am

    A white supremacist was executed in Missouri for killing a man at a St. Louis-area synagogue in 1977.

    Joseph Paul Franklin, 63, was executed early Wednesday morning for the sniper shooting of Gerald Gordon, who was killed outside of the Brith Sholom Kneseth Israel synagogue in...

  • Camper Ethan Kadish’s condition still critical after lightning strike

    July 5, 2013 | 10:05 am

    Ethan Kadish, the only one of three campers still hospitalized after being struck by lightning Saturday at a Jewish camp in Indiana, remains in critical but stable condition.

    The 12-year-old from Cincinnati requires help with his breathing and needs his chest cleared, according...

  • Reform, Conservative St. Louis day schools to merge

    October 19, 2011 | 11:55 am

    Two St. Louis Jewish day schools, a Reform and a Conservative, have voted to merge.

    The boards of the Conservative-affiliated Solomon Schechter Day School of St. Louis and the Saul Mirowitz Day School-Reform Jewish Academy backed the merger in separate votes Monday, according to the...

  • A “Sukkah City” to rise in St. Louis

    By Jonah Lowenfeld

    October 10, 2011 | 7:50 pm

    A cocoon of whirling prairie grasses, a pavilion with a ceiling of carefully angled tubes, a shelter made entirely of wind chimes—these and seven other architecturally innovative booths will be erected on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis on Oct. 17 to celebrate the...

  • Hearing set to seek new Rubashkin trial

    May 17, 2011 | 11:16 am

    A hearing has been scheduled to request a new trial for former Agriprocessors official Sholom Rubashkin.

    Documents filed Monday indicate a new hearing is set for June 15 before the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, The Associated Press reported.

    Rubashkin, the former...