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

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Lost Tables: Remembering Port St. Louis

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish LightPublished September 27, 2022

Wade DeWoskin belonged to a large Jewish family that included St. Louis Jewish Light Editor-in-Emeritus, Bob Cohn. DeWoskin opened Port St. Louis in Gaslight Square in October of 1960. "My dad had a small grocery store, so you could say I started...

Remembering when and where you could buy brains for 25¢

Remembering when and where you could buy brains for 25¢

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish LightPublished March 27, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Lost Tables: Remembering one of Claytons best, Remys

Lost Tables: Remembering one of Clayton’s best, Remy’s

HARLEY HAMMERMAN, Special For The Jewish LightPublished March 6, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Why Dr. Harley Hammerman is keeping St. Louis restaurant history alive

Why Dr. Harley Hammerman is keeping St. Louis’ restaurant history alive

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content OfficerPublished February 1, 2022

St. Louis is a town of passions. Sports, the arts, culture, beer, our history, and of course, our restaurants. For a city our size, to have as many media entities covering the food scene as we have shows how interconnected we are when it comes to where...

Restaurateur Aaron Teitelbaum decided to close his three restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Remember Monarch? Here’s the story of it and its Jewish co-owner

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish LightPublished January 30, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Remembering one The Loops best: Riddles Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar

Remembering one “The Loop’s” best: “Riddles Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar”

Harley Hammerman, Special For the St. Louis Jewish LightPublished January 2, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of Shaare...

The remarkable story of the Jewish woman behind Golden Fried Chicken Loaf

The remarkable story of the Jewish woman behind Golden Fried Chicken Loaf

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish LightPublished December 19, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

Morris Glaser (right) at Glaser Drugstore, Clayton & Big Bend, 1935

The remarkable story of “Glaser Drug” in St. Louis

HARLEY HAMMERMAN , SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHTPublished December 6, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

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