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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

Joaquin Phoenix as John Callahan and Jonah Hill as Donnie star in ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot.’  

On screens big and small, and on the soccer field

By Nate Bloom, Special to the Jewish Light July 19, 2018

At the Movies: Opening soon “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,” is based on the true-life story of the late John Callahan (JOAQUIN PHOENIX, 48. Phoenix’s mother is Jewish and he identifies as a secular Jew). Callahan’s severe alcoholism...

Jonathan S. Tobin is editor in chief of JNS — Jewish News Syndicate. Follow him on Twitter at @jonathans_tobin. 

Why we needed Charles Krauthammer

By Jonathan S. Tobin, JNS June 28, 2018

Charles Krauthammer would have been an inspirational figure even if he hadn’t become a writer and television commentator. The Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist who died on June 21 at the age of 68 laid low as a 22-year-old medical student when a pool...

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