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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

 

J Associates to hold ‘Toast of the Town’ at the Pageant

April 4, 2012

They’re setting the microphones and adjusting the spotlights at the Pageant, in anticipation of “Toast of the Town,” this year’s annual J Associates fundraiser to be held Saturday, April 21. It promises live entertainment from our own backyards...

Whitney Houston

Pop star Whitney Houston, who visited Black Hebrews in Israel, dies

JTA February 12, 2012

JERUSALEM -- American pop star Whitney Houston, who visited a community of Black Hebrews in Israel in 2003, has died at the age of 48. Houston was discovered dead Saturday afternoon in the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. just hours before...

The folk-pop duo Wellspring features the Modern Orthodox
performer Dov Rosenblatt and his non-Orthodox band mate Talia
Osteen.

For Orthodox musicians, alternatives to the Friday night concert abound

By Lisa Alcalay Klug, JTA February 8, 2012

LOS ANGELES -- With his yarmulke, ritual fringes and lyrics occasionally borrowed from ancient texts, Grammy-nominated reggae star Matisyahu may be the most publicly Jewish performer in the mainstream music scene. But he's not the only one. Growing ranks...

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