St. Louis Jewish Light

Missouri State Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, speaks during a Jewish community vigil in 2018 at the Jewish Community Center near Creve Coeur for the mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

Sitting down with Jill Schupp after her 2020 loss to Ann Wagner

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor November 9, 2020

Ahead of the 2020 election, Democrats hoped to not only win the presidency and gain control of the U.S. Senate, but also to maintain a healthy majority in the U.S. House. That appears unlikely. While the party is expected to maintain control of...

The individuals being honored as 2020 Unsung Heroes are (clockwise from top left) Mark Dana, Steve Rosenblum, Aleeza Granote, Alan Spector, Sheryl Kalman and Allen and Ronnie Brockman. 

Meet the 2020 Jewish Light Unsung Heroes

November 6, 2020

What follows is a quick look at the Jewish Light’s 2020 Unsung Heroes and the incredible volunteer work that they do in the community. Read the Heroes’ full stories in the Light’s Special Section published in our Nov. 18 edition and join the Light...

Films

Curtain going up on virtual Jewish Film Festival

Think you missed this year’s St. Louis Jewish Film Festival? Actually, no, because the film fest that usually takes place in June will run Monday through Nov. 15, back-to-back with the Jewish Book Festival. And like the book festival, the film...

Rabbi Noah Arnow of Kol Rinah (at left)  and Pastor Carlos Smith of the Journey church are shown during their 2018 trip to Israel, which was focused on building connections between rabbis and African-American Christian clergy.  

ADL conference features St. Louis rabbi, pastor

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor November 4, 2020

Over the last several years, Noah Arnow, a white rabbi with Kol Rinah, and Carlos Smith, a Black pastor with the Journey church, developed a close friendship as they not only traveled to Israel together on an interfaith trip, but also frequently bumped...

Jelly doughnuts (Getty Images)

5 Hanukkah food hacks to make your holiday dinner easy and delicious

Lauren Manaker November 3, 2020

This article originally appeared in Kveller. As the Festival of Lights approaches, you might frying latkes and making applesauce in your dreams. The food is delicious and everyone is content and full, and above all, the meal is mess and stress-free. Then...

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