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

Vintage Vinyls marquee is a familiar sight to St. Louis music fans. 

For the record: PBS special spotlights Vintage Vinyl’s cultural impact

By Ellen Futterman, Editor September 1, 2020

When it comes to St. Louis treasures, few places rank much higher than Vintage Vinyl in the Delmar Loop, especially if you are a music lover. Seems as if Nine PBS (Channel 9) agrees, too, because Thursday, Sept. 3 at 8 p.m. it is airing “Papa Ray’s...

Rabbi Novack of Chabad is joined by University City Council member Paulette Carr at the public Menorah lighting on the Delmar Loop in a previous year.

Chabad to host public menorah celebration in U.City Loop

December 21, 2016

Chabad centers in St. Louis have announced “Show-Me-Chanukah,” a program designed to maximize awareness of the upcoming Jewish holiday of Hanukkah. The event aims to highlight the history and traditional observances of Hanukkah, which begins this...

From left, Reggie Moore, Hala Assadi, Ali Hassarmi, Hla Assadi, Meghan Clark and Max Pepose perform at Central Reform Congregation last week. The performers are part of the St. Louis Flying Arches and the Galilee Circus from Israel.

Circus troupes bridge cultural divides

By Lauren Leone, St. Louis Beacon, stlbeacon.org August 8, 2012

The Galilee Circus, a Jewish-Arab circus youth troupe, happily find themselves in the circus ring with new and old friends from the St. Louis Flying Arches, a youth circus troupe from the city’s only social circus school, Circus Harmony. The troupes...

Eastbound car 1606 picks up speed on Delmar after crossing Union in April 1963. The Rindskopf Funeral Home is on the left, Thoms Pontiac on the right. This was a great spot for “trolley watching,” as the cars really flew if no passengers were in sight.

Clang, Clang, Clang Went the Trolley!

By Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus June 14, 2012

Entrepreneur Joe Edwards, whose vision is responsible for Blueberry Hill, the Pageant and the Moonrise Hotel, and who helped ignite the Delmar Loop Renaissance, is making progress toward fulfillment of his latest dream: construction of a trolley system...

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