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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

SS surgical tools going on auction block

JTA February 7, 2012

A box of surgical tools owned by the commandant of the Theresienstadt concentration camp is set to be auctioned. The wooden box of medical instruments going up for sale Feb. 11 belonged to SS Major Anton Burger, who helped turn the camp into a showcase...

Jason Cannon, Terry Meddows perform in the New Jewish Theatres
production of ‘Way to Heaven.

Strong performances, but story gets muddled on ‘Way to Heaven’

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus February 1, 2012

Maybe something got lost in translation, but the New Jewish Theatre's production of "Way to Heaven" gets bogged down in its effort to give a fictionalized account of the International Red Cross's whitewashed inspection of a notorious Nazi concentration...

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