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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Mila Kunis, shown here with Sgt. Scott Moore during the 2011 Marine Ball, saved the life of a man who is working at her house in Los Angeles on May 7, 2012.

Mila Kunis the hero, Amar’e extinguisher jokes and Josh Gad’s White House comedy

By JTA Staff May 8, 2012

NEW YORK (6NoBacon) -- Mila Kunis played the hero for real in a scene Monday at her Los Angeles home, saving the life of a choking workman. The 50-year-old man had swallowed his tongue and started choking. Kunis quickly rushed to the scene, urging a...

Beastie Boys founding member Adam Yauch, known as MCA, shown at a concert in London in 2007.

No, Adam Yauch wasn’t a yeshiva boy, but we can still claim him

By Dvora Meyers May 7, 2012

NEW YORK—As a student at an all-girls day school in Brooklyn, the first thing I learned about the Beastie Boys turned out to be untrue.  According to a yeshiva urban legend, two of the founding members of the Beastie Boys had attended The Marsha Stern...

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