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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

Jim Widner directs the annual St. Louis Jazz Festival at the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Starry-eyed about all that St. Louis jazz

By Nancy Kranzberg, Special to the Jewish Light June 1, 2017

As I was flying to New York recently to see St. Louis philanthropists, Thelma and David Steward, receive the Ed Bradley Award For Leadership for their generous support of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s programming and educational initiatives, of course I...

Congregation B’nai El event highlights local jazz performers and local eateries

April 18, 2012

Join B’nai El Congregation at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21 in “Serving Up Jazz and Local Flavors” as it welcomes the Eddie Randall Jr. Trio with featured vocalist Hugh “Peanuts” Whalum, singing Sinatra and other classics. Also featured at the event...

Three Cohens represent a new wave of Israeli musicians dotting
the jazz music landscape.

Israeli musicians rejuvenate jazz scene

By Jake Weisman, Ladue Horton Watkins High School February 8, 2012

Israel is constantly in the news, frequently brought up in political discussion, and often discussed among Jewish teens as a vacation hotspot. But now, Israel has gained recognition for the vast output of jazz musicians in recent years."[I think that]...

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