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

Hannah Einbinder in the HBO Max series ‘Hacks.’ Photo: HBO Max

Second generation comedian, ‘Oxygen’ star and the latest in TV, streaming

Nate Bloom, Special to the Jewish Light May 18, 2021

“Hacks” is a 10-episode dramedy series that premiered on HBO on May 13 (two episodes on 13th; followed by 2 episodes each Thursday for four weeks). Jean Smart (“Designing Women”) plays Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian whose career...

The devastating tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. and the St.
Louis Jewish communitys efforts to provide relief became of the
top local news stories of 2011.

Top local stories of 2011 reflect changes in Jewish community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus January 4, 2012

St. Louis had a year of ups and downs in 2011, saying farewell to some beloved communal leaders, one local congregation and two longtime kosher mainstays. The community pulled together in response to the tragic devastation of the tornado that struck Joplin....

Alan Arkin

Alan Arkin will headline Jewish Book Festival

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT August 10, 2011

Actor, director, producer and book author Alan Arkin will serve as the keynote speaker for the 2011 Jewish Book Festival, which will run Nov. 6 through 16. For its 33rd season, the festival will feature authors, activists, scholars and comedians from...

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