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

My Jewish Recipe Box: Coconut Marble Loaf

My Jewish Recipe Box: Coconut Marble Loaf

June 10, 2021

This story originally appeared on JewishFoodSociety.com “My grandparents ran Ratchick’s, a classic Ashkenazi Jewish bakery on Avenue J and 15th Street in Brookly, for decades,” writes cookbook author Julia Turshen in her new book “Simply...

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Icelandic Jewish cookies: A dessert with a fascinating story to tell

Rachel Ringler August 5, 2020

This recipe originally appeared on The Nosher.You’ve heard of the wandering Jew, but have you heard of the wandering Jewish cookie?As Jews move from country to country, they pick up recipes, spices and dishes along the way. Sometimes, even after a Jewish...

Alana Newhouse, editor of “The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List,” is speaking at a St. Louis Jewish Book Festival event on Sunday, Nov. 10, held at the Mirowitz Center at Covenant Place.

A toast to Sweet’N Low and 99 other Jewish foods

By Ellen Futterman, Editor November 7, 2019

My mother taught me that it was never OK to take something that didn’t belong to you. That was called stealing, and it was wrong. Looking back, the exception seemed to be Sweet’N Low.I can’t remember a time growing up that mom didn’t stuff a few...

Jewish Food Experience presents blogger from ‘What Jew Wanna Eat’

March 30, 2016

Jewish Federation of St. Louis will welcome blogger Amy Kritzer for a special event through the Jewish Food Experience. Last fall, St. Louis was selected to pilot the Jewish Food Experience, an initiative by Jewish Federation of Greater Washington. Kritzer...

Jewish Opportunities & Learning for Teens (JOLT) students
pose with Rabbi Shmuel Kay during a class. The program's new
trimester begins Feb. 9.

JOLT program begins new trimester Feb. 9

January 25, 2012

Jewish Opportunities & Learning for Teens (JOLT) will begin its third trimester on Feb. 9, featuring eight Thursday evenings for students in grades 8-12 to socialize and learn with other teens.  Trimester three includes a special Purim celebration...

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