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

Barbara Boxer

Ex-Senator stays tough on issues that matter to her

BY ERIC BERGER, STAFF WRITER November 1, 2017

Former U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer is quick to clarify that she isn’t retired. She just decided not to seek re-election last year after more than three decades in the House and Senate.And it’s pretty clear why she doesn’t just want to relax in her home...

2017 St. Louis Jewish Book Festival

2017 Book Festival features wide variety of authors

By Eric Berger, Staff writer October 25, 2017

If you ever come across someone who traffics in negative Jewish stereotypes, tell them to read a book. Or better yet, to attend the St. Louis Jewish Book Festival.That’s because this year’s festival — as in the past — has a wide variety of Jewish...

Jerry Weintraub

Brooklyn boy strikes Hollywood gold

By Elaine K. Alexander, Special to the Jewish Light August 18, 2010

"When I Stop Talking, You'll Know I'm Dead: Useful Stories From A Persuasive Man" By Jerry Weintraub with Rich Cohen Twelve, 280 pp., $25.99 Jerry Weintraub has been a talent agent and manager, impresario, sometime actor, movie producer, and philanthropist....

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