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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

Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theater performing Una Hobra de
Arte. The dance company will be peforming Jan. 27 and 28 at the
Touhill Performing Arts Center on the campus of University of
Missouri - St. Louis.

Hispanic dance troupe has Jewish roots

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

When you think of Hispanic dances-the staccato rhythms of flamenco, the dramatic arc of zarzuelas, the color and fire of folkloric numbers-do you also think of a Jewish woman born and reared outside Chicago in Evanston, Illinois? From now on, you will....

Sacha Baron Cohen’s  “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan” depicts anti-Semitism in a satirical way.

Controversy and the silver screen

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light June 15, 2011

It isn't just live performances such as "The Death of Klinghoffer" that can raise questions of propriety and appropriateness. The silver screen isn't immune to such debates.Of course, not every work that raises difficult issues is controversial. Films...

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