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

Top Row: Maria Schrader, Herbert Knaup and Jerzy Walczak; Bottom Row: Milla Bańkowicz and Oliwier Stańczak in the film In Darkness. 

Film highlights true story of survival in wartime Poland

By Cate Marquis, Special to the Jewish Light March 14, 2012

The best stories are often true ones, and such is the case with “In Darkness,” from Polish director Agnieszka Holland. The film tells the story of an unexpected partnership between Polish-Jewish families hiding in sewers under a Nazi-occupied town...

The Artist claimed 10 Oscar nominations, including ones for
Best Picture and Best Director Michel Hazanavicius, a French
Jew.

Oscar is a Jewish name

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 25, 2012

B'nai mitzvah mitzvah When Central Reform Congregation members Michael Getty and Brian Vetruba decided to become b'nai mitzvah together, the couple wanted a mitzvah project that was not only meaningful to them but also beneficial to the entire St. Louis...

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