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

‘The Batman’ reinforces Jewish elements of enduring  superhero and adversaries

‘The Batman’ reinforces Jewish elements of enduring superhero and adversaries

ROBERT A. COHN , Editor-in-Chief EmeritusPublished March 11, 2022

Even before comics superhero fans could fully process the spectacular box office success of Sony’s “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” Warner Brothers is awash with the super grossing “The Batman,” DC Comics’ brooding, noirish (and Jewish) Caped Crusader,...

Issue #2 Proof that mice can roar

Issue #2 “Proof that mice can roar”

ROBERT A. COHN , Editor-in-Chief EmeritusPublished February 2, 2022

The recent — and extraordinarily dumb — decision by a Tennessee school board to ban Art Spiegelman’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Holocaust-themed graphic novel “Maus” from its library is a reminder that mice cartoons have grown way beyond Mickey,...

Cohns Comic Corner: Issue #1

Cohn’s Comic Corner: Issue #1

ROBERT A. COHN , Editor-in-Chief EmeritusPublished January 6, 2022

Readers of the Jewish Light are familiar with my lifelong obsession with comic books.  As a kid, I had over 1,200 Golden Age comic books in neat stacks on my windowsill in our Westgate apartment in my beloved University City.  I knew most of the stories...

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