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

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Tim P. Whitby February 12, 2018

David Grossman posing after being announced as the winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2017 for his book “A Horse Walks into a Bar” at Victoria & Albert Museum in London, June 14, 2017. (Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)

For more of Nancy Kranzberg’s commentary, listen to KWMU (90.7) St. Louis on the Air the first Friday of each month at approximately 12:50 p.m. She also hosts a weekly Arts Interview podcast for KDHX (88.1), available at artsinterview.kdhxtra.org.

Life’s a ‘circus’ – for real – for these St. Louisans

By Nancy Kranzberg, Special to the Jewish Light July 26, 2017

Last month, an article in the St. Louis Post Dispatch appeared on the front page with the headline: “St. Louisan Joins the Circus—Washington U. graduate juggles his way into a spot with Cirque du Soleil.” It goes on to say, “Being a professional...

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Power of storytelling spans the ages

By Nancy Kranzberg, Special to the Jewish Light June 28, 2017

When I’m giving a tour of the St. Louis Art Museum or Laumeier Sculpture Park and feel that I am losing my audience’s attention, I often find myself saying, “Let me tell you a story.” They are back with me in an instant. I use the same strategy...

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