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

Eric Mink is a freelance writer and editor and teaches film studies at Webster University. He is a former columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the Daily News in New York.  Contact him at ericmink1@gmail.com.

Extraordinary Anastasia Somoza captivates DNC

BY ERIC MINK August 3, 2016

Anastasia Somoza was on television last week, delivering the best speech you probably didn’t see at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. She spoke in a strong, clear and only slightly nervous voice with conviction, heart and authenticity.It...

No Place for Hate

Jewish Light Editorial July 27, 2016

Why do we care when deluded anti-Semites allege conspiracies? There are several reasons, but the most notable ones are that their status as crazy racists doesn’t always keep people from paying attention to them, and their words can have profound impact...

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