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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

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Kinky Friedman talks about life in music, books and politics

BY BARRY GILBERT, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT May 4, 2017

"Is this a Jewish publication I’m talking to?” Kinky Friedman asks by phone from a casino in upstate New York. My reply is that the Jewish Light is at least the fourth Jewish publication to have interviewed him since what he calls his “spiritual...

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Holiday gift ideas for music lovers

By Dan Durchholz, Special to the Jewish Light November 30, 2011

With Hanukkah on the horizon, we thought we'd spend a little column space this month suggesting some music-related gifts. For music fans of a certain age, these are heady times, as certain classic rock albums are being reissued with, in some cases, unprecedented...

Kinky Friedman

Idiosyncratic singer, satirist Kinky Friedman comes to town

By Dan Durchholz, Special to the Light April 27, 2011

It's a good time to be Kinky. Kinky Friedman, that is. The singer/songwriter/novelist/humorist and occasional Texas politician is enjoying something of a renaissance these days, and is on tour promoting - well, all things Kinky. He will be at Off Broadway...

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