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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

The Aish HaTorah team takes part in the inaugural Kosher Barbecue Competition and Festival at Nusach Hari B’nai Zion last year. This year’s competition is slated for June 25.

NHBZ plans second Annual Kosher Barbecue Competition

May 25, 2017

The Second Annual St. Louis Kosher Barbecue Competition and Festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 25 at Nusach Hari B’nai Zion, 650 N. Price Road.Following up on last year’s event, which attracted about 500 attendees, event organizers...

A scene from the third annual Kansas City Kosher BBQ Festival. Nusach Hari B’nai Zion  will hold a St. Louis Kosher Barbecue    Cookoff on Sept. 11. 

St. Louis gets its own kosher barbecue competition

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish Light August 31, 2016

As summer turns to fall, one local congregation is looking forward to the smell of savory sauces and flavorful smoke in playing host to the St. Louis area’s first kosher barbecue contest.“The only difference is that instead of pork, we smoke turkey,”...

St. Louis to get its own kosher barbecue competition, festival

August 17, 2016

Nusach Hari B’nai Zion will hold its inaugural kosher barbecue competition and festival from 2 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 11.  This event, which organizers say is being patterned after successful Kosher Barbecue competitions held annually in Kansas...

Susan Sherman (left) and Eric Johnson (right) will discuss the new fashion incubator in downtown St. Louis during the Light’s annual Women in Business event, June 20.

The Lou will be a ‘cuing, kosher-style

Ellen Futterman, Editor June 8, 2016

The Lou will be a ‘cuing, kosher-styleKansas City has long laughed in the face of St. Louis barbecue. Why, I don’t know; frankly, from what I have eaten, both cities have stellar joints to boast about. Now comes more news that should continue to...

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