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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Was the Red Hot Chili Peppers original guitarist Jewish?

Was the Red Hot Chili Peppers original guitarist Jewish?

March 23, 2022

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Can we just celebrate the fact that today’s biggest movie star is a Jew?

Can we just celebrate the fact that today’s biggest movie star is a Jew?

Lana Schwartz, Hey Alma October 25, 2021
Timothée Chalamet, arguably the heartthrob of our generation, is unabashedly Jewish. And that's a beautiful thing.
George R.R. Martin, left, shown with Finding Your Roots host Henry Louis Gates, Jr., was shocked by his DNA test. (Courtesy of McGee Media/Ark Media)

Happy Birthday to the 1/4 Jew, ‘Game of Thrones’ creator George R.R. Martin

September 19, 2021

(JTA) — PBS’ celebrity genealogy show “Finding Your Roots” has had plenty of Jewish guests — Bernie Sanders, Larry David, Paul Rudd and Scarlett Johansson — and the occasional guest, like Paul Ryan, who learn they have a Jewish ancestor...

Is Richard Kind Jewish?

Is Richard Kind Jewish?

September 18, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Is Brett Goldstein, who plays foul mouthed Roy Kent on Ted Lasso, Jewish?

Is Brett Goldstein, who plays foul mouthed Roy Kent on Ted Lasso, Jewish?

September 7, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Who is Madison Beer and is she Jewish?

Who is Madison Beer and is she Jewish?

September 1, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Is CNNs John King Jewish?

Is CNN’s John King Jewish?

August 31, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Is St. Louis World Series hero David Eckstein Jewish?

Is St. Louis World Series hero David Eckstein Jewish?

Jordan Palmer and Team Jonj August 30, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Is Jim Mad Money Cramer Jewish?

Is Jim “Mad Money” Cramer Jewish?

Jordan Palmer and Team Jonj August 29, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

Is news commentator Chris Wallace Jewish?

Is news commentator Chris Wallace Jewish?

Jordan Palmer and Team Jonj August 29, 2021

It’s a right of Jewish passage to wonder who out there in the world is Jewish too, especially famous people like actors, singers, athletes, and even social media stars and YouTubers. It’s just something we do. So, to better answer the question...

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