Missouri

Statue of King Louis IX in St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis residents call to change name of town due to antisemitic history

King Louis IX, the first French king canonized by the Catholic Church, burned over 12,000 manuscript copies of the Talmud.

21/06/2020
American Jewish Committee applauds passage of Missouri anti-BDS bill

The new bill will prohibit Missouri and its associate subdivisions from forming contracts worth over $100,000 with companies that employ more than 10 employees.

Missouri rabbis: Voting by mail is a religious imperative

Many rabbis in St. Louis cited Torah and rabbinical teachings in a letter encouraging Jewish Missourians to take advantage of a religious exemption clause.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
07/05/2020
Coronavirus: Missouri sues China over economic losses

The lawsuit also accuses the Chinese government of making the pandemic worse by "hoarding" masks and other personal protective equipment

By REUTERS
21/04/2020
Trump trolled for congratulating wrong state on Super Bowl win

Former Missiouri Senator Claire McCaskill took a screenshot of the president's incorrect tweet and responded, "It’s Missouri you stone cold idiot."

Missouri’s abortion clinic to challenge shutdown

The commission granted a stay in June allowing the clinic to continue providing abortion services until the hearing, which is scheduled to run several days.

By REUTERS
28/10/2019
Damage is seen on a street after a tornado in Jefferson City, Missouri, U.S. May 23, 2019, in this i
Tornadoes kill three, hit U.S. Plains state capital

There were no immediate reports of fatalities in the city as of early Thursday, said Jared Maples, a meteorologist with the NWS St. Louis office.

By REUTERS
23/05/2019
Homes sit in flood waters after leaving casualities and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in d
More flood waters rising in storm damaged U.S. Midwest

The waters have already swamped a large swath of Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa along North America's longest river.

By REUTERS
21/03/2019
Nazi Swastika
Missouri Republican who said ‘Hitler was right’ wins state House primary

“Jewish people can be beautiful people, but there’s ideologies associated with that that I don’t agree with...Jews today are a remnant of the tribe of Judah that rejected Christ.”

By JOSEFIN DOLSTEN/JTA
12/08/2018
Star of David
Gun business halts sale of yellow stars reading 'Gun Owner'

“We will not make a habit out of removing products simply because they offend someone, however we are making an exception in this situation... "

By JTA
25/01/2018
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