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

All content by JACKIE HAJDENBERG
Why Canada let convicted Nazi war criminals keep their citizenship

Why Canada let convicted Nazi war criminals keep their citizenship

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published February 6, 2024
Dictionary definition of antisemitism.

Multiple US synagogues hit with anti-Israel, antisemitic graffiti

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published November 27, 2023
A front and back view of a pocket watch belonging to Jewish Titanic passenger Sinai Kantor, with salt water stains showing approximately when the ship sank.

Hebrew pocket watch, frozen in time of Titanic wreck, headed for auction

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published November 12, 2023
Jewish actor and comedian Andy Samberg, left, portrays World War II photographer David E. Scherman, right in the biographical film Lee.

Andy Samberg plays a famous Jewish WWII photographer in upcoming biopic

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published September 12, 2023
Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian cries over Kanye West’s antisemitism

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published June 30, 2023
A student raises her hand in class.

The Reform movement is ending its semester-in-Israel program

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published June 22, 2023
Helen Mirren as Golda Meir

Golda Meir biopic starring Helen Mirren gets US release date

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published June 16, 2023
Mourners visit the memorial outside the Tree of Life Synagogue, Oct. 31, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, four days after 11 Jewish worshippers were killed during services there. The alleged shooters trial begins April 24, 2023. (Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Jury finds Pittsburgh synagogue shooter guilty on all counts

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published June 16, 2023
Micaela Diamond and Ben Platt during the opening night curtain call for Parade at New York City Center, Nov. 1, 2022. Photo: Bruce Glikas/WireImage/GettyImages

The cast of Broadway’s ‘Parade’ says Kaddish before each show

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published June 9, 2023
Israel to invest $40 million in North American Jewish day schools

Israel to invest $40 million in North American Jewish day schools

Jackie Hajdenberg and Philissa Cramer
Published May 17, 2023
A fruit roll up, green.

Alleged ‘Fruit Roll-Ups’ smuggling Americans caught in Israel

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published May 3, 2023
Jewish Matchmaking follows Jewish singles in the U.S. and Israel as they search for their soulmates with the help of a Jewish matchmaker. (Netflix)

Netflix’s ‘Jewish Matchmaking’ debuts May 3

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published March 30, 2023
Jewish leaders from across Missouri came to Jefferson City to testify and lobby against various bills that would restrict the rights of trans people. (Photo courtesy of Rabbi Daniel Bogard)

Missouri Jewish leaders advocate for trans rights at state legislature

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published February 6, 2023
8 snapshots of Hanukkah celebrations from around the world

8 snapshots of Hanukkah celebrations from around the world

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published December 21, 2022

Adam Sandler to receive Mark Twain Prize for American humor

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published December 13, 2022
Reform rabbi to be knighted by Pope Francis

Reform rabbi to be knighted by Pope Francis

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published November 2, 2022

Taliban approves conservation work on historic Afghan synagogue

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published October 27, 2022

Why Yom Kippur IV hydration cocktails are surging in popularity

Jackie Hajdenberg, JTA
Published October 3, 2022
The SpongeBob SquarePants theme song is now in Yiddish

The SpongeBob SquarePants theme song is now in Yiddish

JACKIE HAJDENBERG, JTA
Published June 13, 2022
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