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

From the poster for The Meaning of Hitler.

Documentary review: ‘The Meaning of Hitler’ is obvious and elusive — and worrying

MICHAEL FOX , The Jewish News of Northern California August 11, 2021

Contrary to what one might expect, the central question raised by the all-over-the-map documentary “The Meaning of Hitler” is not “Can Hitler happen here, and now?” That was an interesting premise for academic debate in 1966. Not today. The...

Outcome uncertain in bitter Brooklyn special election

JTA March 21, 2012

NEW YORK -- The outcome of a bitterly fought special election between two Jewish candidates in a southern Brooklyn state Senate district remains uncertain the day after the vote. Democrat Lewis Fidler and Republican David Storobin both claimed victory...

A scene from the documentary “Blut muss Fliessen” (Blood Must Flow), which features footage taken surreptitiously at neo-Nazi concerts.

Film offers an inside look at Germany’s neo-Nazi music scene

By Toby Axelrod, JTA March 2, 2012

BERLIN—A new documentary is shining light on Germany’s neo-Nazi music scene and the role it plays in cultivating a violent far-right subculture. The film “Blut muss Fliessen” (Blood Must Flow) looks at the neo-Nazi music scene in Germany, as well...

Ill. congressional candidate denies Holocaust

JTA March 1, 2012

WASHINGTON -- A candidate from Illinois for the U.S. House of Representatives and former member of the Nationalist Socialist Party is arguing that the Holocaust never happened.  In an interview Wednesday with a local news site, the Oak Lawn Patch,...

Rooney Mara, left, as Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker,
with Daniel Craig as journalist Mikael Blomkvist in David Finchers
remake of The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo.

Stieg Larsson’s other calling: Battling neo-Nazis

By Naomi Pfefferman, Arts & Entertainment Editor, The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles  January 4, 2012

Stieg Larsson, the Swedish author of the international best-selling "Millennium" series, including "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," died in 2004 at age 50 of a heart attack, before the publication of his crime thrillers made him one of the most famous...

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