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

St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

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Carl Reiner with Dick Van Dyke. 
From Wash D.C. Kennedy center Mark Twain awards 2000

The secret Jewish history of Dick Van Dyke

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published June 17, 2024
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The secret Jewish history of cicadas

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published May 15, 2024
The secret Jewish history of the solar eclipse

The secret Jewish history of the solar eclipse

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published April 7, 2024
February 24, 2019; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Bette Midler performs during the 91st Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY NETWORK

Why 1973 was a particularly Jewish year in pop music

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published March 27, 2023
Bob Dylan.  This file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Why Bob Dylan’s haunting comeback album sounds just as Jewish as it ever did

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published January 25, 2023
Courtesy of Republic Records

Wait, is that a Hebrew letter on the cover of Taylor Swift’s new album?

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published October 25, 2022

The Jewish history of Olivia Newton-John, who passed away today at 73

By Seth Rogovoy, The Forward
Published August 8, 2022
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