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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

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

St. Louisan Seth Williams works with Jewish Rock Radio, an Internet radio station started in large part by Jewish rocker Rick Recht.

St. Louis DJ rocks the web

By Ellen Futterman, Editor March 14, 2012

His is not yet a household name, but in the world of Jewish rock music, St. Louisan Seth Williams is making a lot of noise and getting noticed. That’s even more amazing considering much of his work is behind the scenes in radio. For starters, Williams...

A proud Jew

By Sean Frazier February 17, 2012

Michael Frazier is the winner of BBYO’s AZA Oratory contest, the results of which were announced at BBYO’s International Convention 2012 taking place this week in Atlanta, Ga. He addressed the prompt: “Am I a Jewish American or American Jew? Jewish...

Editorial: Hour of Babel

February 1, 2012

How utterly ironic it is that the more pluralistic our lines of communication get, the harder it is for us to understand each other.Take as examples two occurrences from the last few weeks. One uproar resulted from the publisher of an Atlanta Jewish newspaper...

Atlanta Jewish Times publisher resigns over Obama assassination column

JTA January 23, 2012

The owner and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times has resigned his position and is seeking a buyer in the wake of his speculation that Israel would consider assassinating President Obama. Andrew Adler, in an email obtained by JTA, announced Monday that...

‘Hero’ contest winner has high hopes for genetic testing of Jewish couples

By Jacob Kamaras, JointMedia News Service December 28, 2011

Before getting married, Randy and Caroline Gold did "everything right," Randy recalls. They proactively asked both of their doctors to test them for Jewish genetic diseases. The problem was, Randy was tested for just two diseases, and Caroline for those...

From left, Laurie McConnell, Greg Johnston, Alexandra Woodruff
perform in NJTs production of ‘The Last Night of Ballyhoo. Photo:
John Lamb

‘Ballyhoo’ is funny, poignant look at 1939 Atlanta Jewish society

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus December 7, 2011

Fans of Alfred Uhry's award-winning play and film "Driving Miss Daisy" are sure to love "The Last Night of Ballyhoo," appearing through Dec. 18 at The New Jewish Theatre. Though not as much of a household name as Neil Simon or Arthur Miller, Uhry is...

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