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

The colorful home page for Mindy Meyer, a 22-year-old Orthodox Jewish candidate for the New York State Senate.

Jason Alexander’s Aurora tweets, Dunham’s Jewish Emmy response, Bieber endorses Jewish singer

By JTA Staff, 6NoBacon July 24, 2012

NEW YORK — When tragedy struck last week in Aurora, Colo., Jewish celebrities were among those who took to Twitter to express their shock, outrage and sadness at news that a gunman had opened fire in a crowded theater showing “The Dark Knight Rises,"...

Freed Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, center, arrives on the set of the American TV show Homeland filming in Jaffa, May 15, 2012.

Shalit visits ‘Homeland,’ ‘Girls’ creator answers critics, Stern’s got ‘Talent’

By JTA Staff May 15, 2012

NEW YORK — The HBO show “Girls” continues to stir controversy. Now some critics are blasting the show for its lack of diversity (the four principal players are white). Show creator Lena Dunham, who has already defended the show’s explicit language...

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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.