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

Sid Roth

Messianic book targets local Jewish homes

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish Light July 4, 2012

A few weeks ago, an unsolicited book, “They Thought for Themselves: Ten Amazing Jews,” by Sid Roth, arrived at the homes of an unknown number of St. Louis area Jewish residents. No one seems to know how many copies of the 237-page paperback were...

Second Jerusalem church vandalized

JTA February 20, 2012

JERUSALEM -- A church in Jerusalem was vandalized with an anti-Christian slogan. "Death to Christians" was painted on the walls of a church in Jerusalem on Monday. The words "Price Tag" and bad language about Jesus also were written on the Baptist Narkis...

Orthodox rabbi proclaims new Boteach book ‘forbidden’

JTA February 2, 2012

TORONTO -- A prominent Orthodox rabbi in Toronto has condemned the latest book by celebrity Rabbi Shmuley Boteach and pronounced it is "forbidden" for anyone to buy or read it. In an open letter published on the Jewish news website The Algemeiner, Rabbi...

Editorial: Full Faith, No Credit

October 12, 2011

Rev. Robert Jeffress, a prominent Texas Evangelical pastor, stirred up more than a political hornet's nest last week at a conservative "Voters Values Summit," where he introduced Texas Gov. Rick Perry as a "genuine follower of Jesus Christ," a comment...

From left, Clayton Fox, Nancy Bell and Chelsea Serocke perform
in NJTs production of ‘End Days.Photo: Dan Donovan.

NJT’s ‘End Days’ works as dark humor

BY ROBERT A. COHN, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus September 14, 2011

Tolstoy's famous quote from "Anna Karenina" that, "All happy families are alike" but "each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" is an apt observation for the thermo-nuclear family depicted in "End Days." Deborah Zoe Laufer's play opens the 15th season...

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