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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

How meeting Adolf Hitler as children affected their adult lives?

How meeting Adolf Hitler as children affected their adult lives?

ALAN ZEITLIN, JNSPublished May 1, 2022

(April 28, 2022 / JNS) The small Jewish boy from Berlin stood a few meters from Adolf Hitler. He waved the salute, ran away and told his parents. Shaken and called crazy for wanting to leave to go to a desert—this was years before Kristallnacht in...

Licorice Pizza Review: Paul Thomas Andersons immensely personal film is one of 2021s best

‘Licorice Pizza’ Review: Paul Thomas Anderson’s immensely personal film is one of 2021’s best

Dan Buffa, Special to the Jewish LightPublished December 22, 2021

Gary and Alana are the best friends who constantly flirt with the idea of being something more. Like a future couple having to get to know each other first in relationship customs, they are oddball personalities that somehow sync up every time they are...

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The best Jewish (and Jew-ish) films of 2021

Irene Katz Connelly and PJ Grisar, The ForwardPublished December 15, 2021

“This story was originally published on December 14, by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” The cinematic year of 2021 felt like a time warp. Let’s put it this way. In...

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