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

Where to find Kohns newest sandwich honoring The Great One

Where to find Kohn’s newest sandwich honoring “The Great One”

Jordan Palmer October 27, 2021

The St. Louis Blues are off to their best start in franchise history, and one of the reasons is kind of a secret. Word has it, that several Blues players have been sneaking out of the locker room in between periods, stealthfully getting to Portal 12 where...

Lenny Kohn

Nosh on ballpark food – without the ballpark

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR September 4, 2020

In a typical year, many of us would head downtown to Busch Stadium for a Cardinals game. But that’s not going to happen in 2020. No crack of the bat, no roar of the crowd, no aroma of hot dogs and popcorn. Still, you can get one ballpark experience...

 

Proceeding with caution: Local Jewish business owners remain positive amidst uncertainty

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor & Ellen Futterman, Editor July 2, 2020

In early April, the Jewish Light reported on how Jewish small business owners in the St. Louis area were doing after they had to either close shop or drastically alter how they operate because of the coronavirus pandemic. Both St. Louis city and county...

Akram Ali Hassan was a chef at Kohn’s Kosher Deli.  

Kohn’s chef, a Palestinian Muslim, cooked with head and heart

By Eric Berger, Associate Editor October 24, 2019

When a Jewish Light food writer was looking for tips on matzah ball soup before Passover in 2008, she turned to someone who, to the unfamiliar, might have seemed an unlikely source: a Palestinian Muslim man.But Akram Ali-Hassan had been a chef at Kohn’s...

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