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

Jenji Kohan, creator of the Showtime series Weeds, which is in its final season, has been integrating Jewish themes into the show since its beginning.

Getting chai on ‘Weeds’: the top Jewish references

By Jason Miller, JTA August 2, 2012

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. -- Fans of the long-running Showtime series “Weeds” know that writer and creator Jenji Kohan is not afraid to pepper the show with Jewish themes. While the show, now in its final season, has changed its flavor over the years...

Evelyn Cohen and her son Andy Cohen. Andy Cohen, television programming executive and producer, talk show host, blogger and book author, will serve as master of ceremonies at NCJW’s Bravo St. Louis event.

NCJW plans special homecoming for TV’s Andy Cohen

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT April 18, 2012

When her son was a child, Evelyn Cohen was known as “Andy’s Mom.” When he left for college and then moved to New York, the title was used less often. Today, Evelyn’s son is a national celebrity. “Now I’m ‘Andy’s Mom’ once again,” Evelyn...

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