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

Shira Haas, right, and Amit Rahav in “Unorthodox.”

Your complete Jewish guide to the 2021 Golden Globes

By Nate Bloom February 26, 2021

The Golden Globe awards, for excellence in TV and film, will be awarded on Sunday, Feb. 28 (airs at 7 p.m.).  Due to the pandemic, the Globes will be a virtual event. NORMAN LEAR, 98, the creator of many great TV shows, including “All in the Family,”...

‘The Newsroom’

No business like the news business: Aaron Sorkin on ‘Newsroom’

By Danielle Berrin, L.A. Jewish Journal July 18, 2012

Aaron Sorkin, the playwright, television writer and Oscar-winning screenwriter of “The Social Network,” is causing a stir with his new HBO series, “The Newsroom,” about the inside antics of a cable news show and its commentary on American journalism....

Andrew Rehfeld

Editorial: Context or Pretext

July 11, 2012

We’ll endeavor to put up information in a broader context because we know that very little news is born at the moment it comes across our wire.— Will McAvoy, HBO’s “The Newsroom,” Episode 3, “The 112th Congress.”Andrew Rehfeld will join...

A man dressed as Elmo from Sesame Street is shown yelling anti-Semitic slurs in New Yorks Times Square, June 2012.

Friday Five: Ankie Spitzer, Hateful Elmo, Aaron Sorkin, Mikhail Fridman and Pamela Geller

By JTA Staff June 29, 2012

The global chorus is getting louder: Lawmakers and leaders from countries around the globe are calling for a moment of silence at this year’s summer Olympics to remember the 11 Israelis murdered by terrorists at the 1972 Olympic Games. One of the most...

Matisyahu used Instagram to broadcast his newest look (no kipah) in aphoto with rapper Wiz Khalifa, June 4, 2012.

Matisyahu loses kippah, Drew Barrymore’s chuppah, Madonna as Hitler

By JTA Staff June 5, 2012

NEW YORK (6NoBacon) -- Matisyahu's newest look: No kippah The Jewish reggae star is changing his appearance at a pace that could put Lady Gaga to shame. In a video released to promote his recent single "Sunshine," Matisyahu revealed blond hair and a T-shirt,...

A New York City fireman calls for 10 more rescue workers to make
their way into the rubble of the World Trade Center. U.S. Navy
Photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres.

Honoring 9/11 — with the TV off

By Eric Mink September 7, 2011

Two weeks ago, the Associated Press moved a story detailing plans for television coverage leading up to and through the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. "Television viewers who want to immerse themselves," wrote the AP's David...

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