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

Citing Palestinian conflict, rocker Cat Power cancels Tel Aviv show

JTA February 10, 2012

Cat Power canceled an Israeli show that was to have taken place Sunday, citing fans' concerns about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. "Due to much confusion in my soul, playing for my Israeli fans w/such unrest between Israel & Palestine I can't play,...

Diane Katzman with her “Tikkun Olam Butterfly” on display at the
Jewish Community Center in Creve Coeur. Photo: Lisa Mandel

Hide the bacon

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 9, 2011

Call it Swinegate.As of this writing, no one has been apprehended for prying the pig off the "Tikkun Olam Butterfly," a.k.a. the butterfly sculpture that welcomes visitors as they walk into the Jewish Community Center's Staenberg Family Complex.Artist...

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