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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

No, David Zucker, you couldn’t make ‘Airplane!’ today — but why would you want to?

No, David Zucker, you couldn’t make ‘Airplane!’ today — but why would you want to?

PJ Grisar, Forward October 18, 2021

In a lengthy essay published in the New York Post, we learn that filmmaker David Zucker was recently asked an inane question at an anniversary screening of his 1980 film “Airplane!” “Could you make ‘Airplane!’ today?” an audience member...

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the two eldery Jews on the bench?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the two eldery Jews on the bench?

October 6, 2021

We are now in week #4 of our Jewish Joke of the Week. After my kvetch, last week, that despite the offer of a free cookie coupon from Hot Box Cookies, ZERO St. Louis Jews sent in a joke. Not a one. Well, as my mother used to say, "complaining can...

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the Jewish mothers answering machine?

Jewish Jokes: Did you hear the one about the Jewish mother’s answering machine?

September 22, 2021

We are serious about our Jewish Joke of the Week. So much so, that we’re offering a free cookie coupon from Hot Box Cookies, and all you have to do is be funny. Well, you have send us a joke that is funny, and funny clean. No funny, not clean jokes. ...

Why I cant wait for Mel Brooks new memoir

Why I can’t wait for Mel Brooks’ new memoir

Jordan Palmer August 13, 2021

“I hope fans of comedy will get a kick out of the stories behind my work, and really enjoy taking this remarkable ride with me.”—Mel Brooks I'm a fan, and I can't wait to take this ride with you Mel. I believe the reason it took Brooks 95-years...

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

August 11, 2021

From Groucho Marx and the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

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A ‘Seinfeld’ Lego set is here — Not that there’s anything wrong with that

Lisa Keys, KVELLER July 9, 2021

Finally, a “sponge-worthy” Lego set! Here at Kveller, we absolutely LOVE Lego. And, of course, we love “Seinfeld.” So, imagine our extreme delight when we learned that, in honor of the sitcom’s 32nd anniversary of its first episode (July...

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

July 8, 2021

From Groucho Marx and the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

Heres your Jewish joke of the week

Here’s your Jewish joke of the week

July 2, 2021

From Groucho Marx to the Borscht Belt to Sarah Silverman, many of America’s best-known comedians have been Jewish. And so important is humor to Jewish culture that a landmark study on American Jewish identity in 2013 found that 42 percent of American...

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