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

Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus

Tommy Goldenberg — for 50+ years, ‘Soundtrack’ for community

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus July 12, 2012

This week’s Cohnipedia marks the first anniversary of the column’s debut. Cohnipedia is designed to focus on specific persons, places or events in the 200+ years of St. Louis Jewish history. It seems fitting for this first anniversary installment...

Discount Purim basket with a rich theme: Products purchased at a 99 Cents Only Store connect to characters in the Purim story.

Snagging bargains for shalach manot

By Edmon J. Rodman, JTA February 29, 2012

LOS ANGELES—Falling between the giving season of Hannukahand the getting season of tax refunds, Purim time finds households like mine searching for ways to keep holiday expenses down to earth without losing the mirth. What with the cost of fancy, professionally...

 

Hamentashen recipes for Purim

By Margi Lenga Kahn, Special to the Jewish Light February 29, 2012

You don’t need to consult your calendar to know that Purim is near. Walk into your neighborhood supermarket and you will be greeted by a display of packaged hamentashen. The iconic cookies originated in Germany as mohn-taschen (translation: poppy seed...

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