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

Walter Cronkite on TV during a presidential debate between Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter in 1976.

The truth behind Cronkite’s allure

By Eric Mink June 6, 2012

I never fell under the spell of Walter Cronkite — all that “Uncle Walter” nonsense, that “most trusted man in America” stuff. By the time Cronkite took over the “CBS Evening News” in the spring of 1962, I was already a Huntley-Brinkley kid....

Evelyn Cohen and her son Andy Cohen. Andy Cohen, television programming executive and producer, talk show host, blogger and book author, will serve as master of ceremonies at NCJW’s Bravo St. Louis event.

NCJW plans special homecoming for TV’s Andy Cohen

BY PATRICIA CORRIGAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT April 18, 2012

When her son was a child, Evelyn Cohen was known as “Andy’s Mom.” When he left for college and then moved to New York, the title was used less often. Today, Evelyn’s son is a national celebrity. “Now I’m ‘Andy’s Mom’ once again,” Evelyn...

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