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

An image from the cover of “The Joe Shuster Story: The Artist Behind Superman,” by Julian Voloj and illustrated by Thomas Campi. (Super Genius)

The tragic tale of Superman’s Jewish creators, told in graphic novel form

Gabe Friedman October 3, 2018

(JTA) — When Joe Shuster and Jerry Siegel created the Superman character in the early 1930s, they were still living at their parents’ homes.Of course, the character and his story — the arrival from another planet, his dual identities as mild-mannered...

The first installment of the Jewish Lights new comic Sarah & Abra, which appeared March 2, 2016. The comic is created by Audrey Soffa.

Introducing the Light’s new comic; going ‘Positively Pink’

Ellen Futterman, Editor March 2, 2016

Funny girl(s)We’re getting a jump-start on spring by adding a few new features to the Light, and would like your feedback. For starters, check out “Sarah & Abra,” an original comic strip about single young Jewish women roommates, created by...

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