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St. Louis Jewish Light

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

St. Louis Jewish Light

Michelle Hand and Robert Thibaut in the NJT production of ‘The Immigrant.’ The play won four Kevin Kline Awards.

New Jewish Theatre has winning night at Kevin Kline Awards

BY ELLEN FUTTERMAN, EDITOR April 4, 2012

The New Jewish Theatre took home six awards at the 7th annual Kevin Kline Awards ceremony Monday night, bested only by the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, which received seven top prizes. Topping the NJT list was Outstanding Production of a Play for last...

Rabbi Elyashiv, leading halachic authority, in grave condition

JTA February 7, 2012

JERUSALEM -- Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, considered this generation's leading halachic authority, is in critical condition. Prayer sessions in Israel and around the world have been held for Elyashiv, 101, the leader of the Lithuanian haredi Orthodox...

Greg Johnston, Peggy Billo, Laurie McConnell, Adam Moskal,
Rachel Fenton perform. Photo: John Lamb

Lois returns to kibbitz

By Lois Caplan December 14, 2011

After six months of R&R, PT, OT, ST and general misery from a fall  June 13, which caused brain injury, I am finally back in the saddle. Well, not totally but with the help of a wheelchair, a walker and some wonderful assistance from aids, friends...

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