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

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his father, Benzion, at a memorial day for Yoni Netanyahu at Mount Herzl military cemetery in Jerusalem, June 26, 2007.

Benzion Netanyahu’s role in U.S. politics

By Rafael Medoff, JTA April 30, 2012

NEW YORK -- Benzion Netanyahu -- historian, one-time political activist and father of Israel's prime minister -- died Monday in Jerusalem at 102. An accomplished scholar and the patriarch of one of Israel's most important political families, he also played...

Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT, Certified Health Coach, is a longtime fitness instructor at the Jewish Community Center. She is also a member of the St. Louis Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.

Stepping stones to a joyful existence

By Cathleen Kronemer, NSCA-CPT February 23, 2012

"Happiness lies in the joy of achievement and the thrill of creative effort." —Franklin Roosevelt As I read this, I can’t help but think about what our great president had in mind when he spoke these words. Surely they can be applicable to a multitude...

Menachem Z. Rosensaft

Exploiting the memory of child Holocaust victims is obscene

Menachem Z. Rosensaft, JTA January 18, 2012

NEW YORK -- It is virtually impossible to imagine anything more reprehensible than the recent spectacle of haredi Orthodox Jewish boys wearing yellow stars of David and simulated striped black-and-white concentration camp uniforms at a demonstration...

Ed Asner as FDR

Ed Asner takes on presidential role as FDR in upcoming one-man show

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 9, 2011

Many of us think Lou Grant when we hear the name Ed Asner; after all, he played the legendary editor for 12 years on two iconic TV shows. But on Saturday at Lindenwood University, the seven-time Emmy-winning actor takes on another legendary figure, that...

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