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

Herbert Gralnick

Artist Herbert Gralnick

Lois Caplan, Special to the Jewish Light November 16, 2016

ARTIST HERBERT GRALNICK is back in circulation. Actually, his work is circulating more than Herb is. During a two-day sale Nov. 19 and 20 from noon to 5 p.m.at the McNair Administration Building, 8136 Groby Road, his small and large sculptures, small...

The 1963 announcement in the Jewish Light introducing Lois Caplan to readers. 

For More than Five Decades

By Lois Caplan June 8, 2016

FOR MORE THAN FIVE DECADES I have had the pleasure of writing a regular column for the Jewish Light. Because so many of you are my creative readers who provide me with interesting stories and unusual facts, it has been my honor to record these events....

Honoring HateBrakers

Lois Caplan April 13, 2016

AMY RUTH SHAPIRO is 22 years old and a student at Lindenwood University. Sounds like any other college student, doesn’t she, but let me tell you that she is remarkable and exceptional. As a child, Amy had surgery for a tumor in her brain, which resulted...

A room inside Lilo Waxmans dollhouse

Lilo’s ‘hidden treasures’ find a home

By Lois Caplan January 4, 2012

MORE THAN 40 YEARS AGO I wrote a story about Lilo Waxman's charming five-room dollhouse, which had not long before arrived from its hiding place in Germany. These miniature dollhouse rooms were handed down starting with Lilo's great-grandmother in 1852,...

A photo of Matisyahu from his Twitter feed showing new do.

How do you spell “Hanukkah?,” musing on made-for-TV movies

By Ellen Futterman, Editor December 14, 2011

Musings of a made-for-TV holiday movie junkie I have a confession - I am a sucker for bad, as in cheesy and totally predictable, holiday movies. I'm not talking classics such as "It's a Wonderful Life," "Miracle on 34th Street" or "Holiday Inn," though...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.