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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

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Wiesel put interviewers at ease

By Judith Newmark July 6, 2016

The most important thing about an interview is knowing how you intend to start.After that, an interview should take on a life of its own, just like any other conversation. But the first time I interviewed Elie Wiesel, in 1985, I evidently forgot that...

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Talking Hollywood with Jerry Weintraub

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 3, 2010

Recuperating from his sixth back surgery doesn't seem to have dampened Jerry Weintraub's spirit. Even at 7:20 a.m. West Coast time, the 73-year-old Weintraub is sharp, funny and on point as he answers questions prior to his arrival Sunday at the 32nd...

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Former St. Louisan returns to talk art at Washington U.

By Patricia Corrigan, Special to the Jewish Light October 21, 2010

Steve Wilson is expecting something of an impromptu reunion tonight (Oct. 20) when he speaks at the Steinberg Hall Auditorium at Washington University. Wilson, who graduated from University City High School in 1962 and was active in teen programs at the...

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