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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

Beastie Boys founding member Adam Yauch, known as MCA, shown at a concert in London in 2007.

No, Adam Yauch wasn’t a yeshiva boy, but we can still claim him

By Dvora Meyers May 7, 2012

NEW YORK—As a student at an all-girls day school in Brooklyn, the first thing I learned about the Beastie Boys turned out to be untrue.  According to a yeshiva urban legend, two of the founding members of the Beastie Boys had attended The Marsha Stern...

Jon Stewart comments on the War on Women topic upset the Catholic League, which threatened to boycott The Daily Show.

Stewart upsets Catholics, Beastie Boys video and 10 awesome Israeli animals

JTA Staff April 26, 2012

NEW YORK (6NoBacon) -- "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart has been the site of some controversies lately, and this week it was the host himself who was caught in a furor. First, Ricky Gervais cracked some Anne Frank jokes on the show, then had to...

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