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

Laurie Goldberg

Top 10 single cities in the U.S.

By Laurie Goldberg August 2, 2012

I'm sure you won't be surprised that St. Louis did not make the top 10 list for the best cities to be single in, in a recent survey by Kiplingers.com. I bet you will be surprised by some of the cities that did make the list.In my situation, it doesn't...

Holocaust Museum hits new daily attendance record

April 25, 2012

The St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center broke its daily visitor attendance record on Thursday, April 12, when 400 students on seven scheduled tours went through the museum. The students were from middle and high schools, private and religious...

Ellen Futterman, Editor of the St. Louis Jewish Light

Being bullied to talk

By Ellen Futterman, Editor April 18, 2012

“Bully,” which is playing at Landmark Plaza Frontenac theaters, is an important film that should be required viewing by middle-and-high schoolers and their parents. I say this not because the movie is great—it isn’t—but because it is a great...

Romney, Santorum neck and neck in Iowa

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON January 3, 2012

The Iowa Republican caucus is shaping up as a close three-way race between Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul. Each of the candidates were within dozens of votes of each other as votes were counted Tuesday night, splitting about 75 percent of the...

Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican candidate for president whose views
on Israel have unsettled some Jewish conservatives, speaking at the
Western Republican Leadership Conference in Las Vegas in October.
(Photo: Gage Skidmore / Creative Commons)

Jewish conservatives push back against Ron Paul’s surge

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, WASHINGTON December 28, 2011

Ron Paul's unlikely rise in the Republican presidential race has Jewish conservatives on edge. The Texas congressman had been regarded as a fringe figure whose views, especially on foreign policy-including his opposition to the U.S.-Israel alliance-put...

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