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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

An image from the 2019 Hanukkah Hullabaloo. Photo: Phillip Hamer

Heading for the Big Top: Brothers Lazaroff on Hanukkah Hullabaloo’s 11th year

ELLEN FUTTERMAN, Editor-in-Chief November 14, 2021

We caught up with David and Jeff Lazaroff in advance of the 11th annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4 at The Big Top, 3401 Washington Blvd., in Grand Center. Their band, Brothers Lazaroff, will perform with Rabbi James Stone Goodman...

Brothers Lazaroff and a host of special guests including Rabbi James Stone Goodman perform at the ninth annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at the Grandel Theatre. Photo: Bill Motchan

Annual St. Louis Hanukkah bash with Brothers Lazaroff goes virtual

By Ellen Futterman, Editor-in-Chief November 20, 2020

In the “time flies” category, can you believe it’s been 10 years since the Brothers Lazaroff launched their first Hanukkah Hullabaloo? What began as a humble holiday after-party following a Kinky Friedman concert in 2011 has grown into a must-attend...

From left, Stuart Rosenberg, Jeff Lazaroff  and his daughter Daisy Lazaroff perform at last year’s Hanukkah Hullabaloo. File Photo: Eric Berger

9th Annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo set for Dec. 14

December 5, 2019

On Saturday, Dec. 14, Brothers Lazaroff return to the Grandel Theatre for the second year in a row to host their 9th Annual Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo. Rabbi James Stone Goodman and the Eight Nights Orchestra will be performing the annual...

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Jewish jokes at NJT, Cindy Sherman, Rockin’ Hanukkah

Ellen Futterman, Editor November 22, 2017

Telling a Jewish jokeActor, comedian, writer and singer Phil Johnson jokes that as a youngster, he was an alien in his own household.“I’ve had kind of a love affair with Jewish comedy ever since I was a kid,” said Johnson, 57, who grew up Irish-Catholic...

Brothers Lazaroff plan annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo

November 30, 2016

The sixth annual Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo will take place Saturday, Dec. 10 at Joe’s Cafe, 6014 Kingsbury Ave. (doors open at 7 p.m.). This year’s Hanukkah bash will feature Brothers David and Jeff Lazaroff, Rabbi James Stone Goodman...

Brothers Lazaroff, shown performing at the Tick Tock Tavern in St. Louis, are planning the sixth annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo on Dec. 10 at Joe’s Café, 6014 Kingsbury Ave. Photo: Annie Martineau

Latkes and the Lazaroffs

Ellen Futterman, Editor November 23, 2016

Latkes and the Lazaroffs The holidays are in full swing, which means lots of fun events and celebrations for us to partake. First up: the 6th annual Brothers Lazaroff Hanukkah Hullabaloo at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at Joe’s Café, 6014 Kingsbury Ave....

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Hanukkah Hullabaloo

December 10, 2015

The Brothers Lazaroff's fifth annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo drew a full house to Covenant Place on Dec. 5. This was a new location for the event -- in previous years the dress rehearsal was held at Covenant, but the reception was so strong that organizers worked...

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