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

A scene from BBCs show Episodes, which featured a tombstone with Hebrew that was translated incorrectly and engraved backwards.

Drake’s brawl, Shia LaBeouf’s nudity, Israel’s baby rhino

By JTA StaffPublished June 19, 2012

NEW YORK (6NoBacon) -- Last week we reported that Drake is accused of buying a stolen Rolex watch that was owned by a New York entertainment lawyer. That case pales in comparison to the trouble "Drizzy" got himself into this week. Drake was out with his...

From left, Semyon, Rachel, and Alina Ilyashov

Watch shop owners help customers stay on time

By Repps Hudson, Special to the Jewish LightPublished January 4, 2012

In 1979, Rachel Ilyashov's parents, Semyon and Alina, emigrated to the United States from Minsk, the capital of Belarus in what was then the Soviet Union. Jews were leaving the U.S.S.R. as quickly as they could to flee lives of constant persecution. Many...

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