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

Woody Allen to play pimp who irks Chasidic neighbors

JTA March 8, 2012

NEW YORK -- Woody Allen will play a pimp who irks his Chasidic neighbors in a movie directed by John Turturro. Allen is set to co-star in the "Fading Gigolo" along with Turturro and Sharon Stone, Variety reported Tuesday. Turturro and Allen will play...

The Artist claimed 10 Oscar nominations, including ones for
Best Picture and Best Director Michel Hazanavicius, a French
Jew.

Oscar is a Jewish name

By Ellen Futterman, Editor January 25, 2012

B'nai mitzvah mitzvah When Central Reform Congregation members Michael Getty and Brian Vetruba decided to become b'nai mitzvah together, the couple wanted a mitzvah project that was not only meaningful to them but also beneficial to the entire St. Louis...

A scene from the Israeli film Footnote, which aims to take
home the countrys first Academy Award for best foreign-language
film when the Oscars are given out on Feb. 26.

Jews at the Oscars, Shatner’s Priceline demise, Rogen and Miller’s tzedakah

By JTA Staff January 24, 2012

SIX DEGREES (NO BACON) | JEWISH CELEBRITY ROUNDUP NEW YORK (6nobacon.com)—The 2012 Academy Award nominations came out Tuesday and it seems like Billy Crystal will be hosting a big ol' Jewish party, providing traction to those who advance the canard...

Owen Wilson stars as Gil, a “Hollywood hack” turned aspiring writer, with Rachel McAdams as Inez, Gil’s fiancée. Photo by Roger Arpajou. Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.

Woody Allen’s ode to Paris benefits from inspired casting

By Ellen Futterman, Editor June 8, 2011

If airfares to Paris are too high for you this summer the next best thing just might be "Midnight in Paris," writer-director Woody Allen's romantic fable that's as sweet and as bubbly as Champagne. As demonstrated before in films such as "Manhattan,"...

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