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

Ben Foster on the set of The Survivor in New York City, May 30, 2019. (Bobby Bank/GC Images/Getty Images)

Jewish actor Ben Foster’s 5 performances you should see before ‘The Survivor’ arrives in theaters

Dan Buffa, SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT October 9, 2021

Ben Foster is an actor you can always count on giving an unforgettable performance, no matter the class or genre of its movie. A cinematic crackerjack of a different order, he has played a wide variety of roles in a career that has spanned 25 years...

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The secret Jewish history of The Sopranos

Seth Rogovoy, Forward September 29, 2021

The landmark TV series “The Sopranos,” whose six-season run came to an end in 2007, is getting a brief resurrection with “The Many Saints of Newark,” a prequel that begins airing in theaters and on HBO Max this Friday, Oct. 1. While the original...

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21 Jewish Facts About ‘Friends’ You Should Know

Arielle Kaplan, Kveller May 27, 2021

This story originally appeared on Kveller. Editor’s note: This piece was originally published on February 26, 2020, when the “Friends” reunion was first announced. It may have not been this highly-anticipated special’s day, or week, or month,...

‘The Newsroom’

No business like the news business: Aaron Sorkin on ‘Newsroom’

By Danielle Berrin, L.A. Jewish Journal July 18, 2012

Aaron Sorkin, the playwright, television writer and Oscar-winning screenwriter of “The Social Network,” is causing a stir with his new HBO series, “The Newsroom,” about the inside antics of a cable news show and its commentary on American journalism....

Ben Stiller

Ben Stiller to star in HBO series about Jewish family

JTA January 24, 2012

NEW YORK—Ben Stiller reportedly has signed on to direct, produce and star in an HBO original series about a Jewish family called "All Talk." The script is being written by Jonathan Safran Foer and the series, set in Washington, will co-star Alan Alda....

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