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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

Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the J sponsored the Sababa Jewish Arts and Culture Festival on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Washington University. Photo: Zach Dalin Photography

Sababa, the STL Jewish arts and culture festival, returns to Washington University on September 18

Published January 26, 2022

It’s back . . . . Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the Jewish Community Center are bring back the area’s largest Jewish arts and culture festival. It is scheduled to take place Sept. 18 at Andrew and Ann Tisch Park on the east entrance of the...

Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the J sponsored the Sababa Jewish Arts and Culture Festival on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at Washington University. Photo: Zach Dalin Photography

Sababa festival postponed until 2022 due to COVID-19

ERIC BERGER, Associate EditorPublished August 11, 2021

Organizers of Sababa, the Jewish Arts & Culture Festival, have postponed the event until October 2022 because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This is the second postponement for the festival, which features artists, music and food and was first...

Sheldon Low and Hadar Orshalimy

Sababa Jewish Arts & Culture Festival returns in October

Published August 8, 2021

Editor's note: Organizers have postponed the Sababa Jewish Arts & Culture Festival until 2022. The Jewish Community Center has announced that Sababa, St. Louis’ Jewish Arts & Culture Festival, will be held outdoors on Oct. 10 on the...

Letters: Thanks for Sababa; voting for gun safety; Minds of Peace

Published October 18, 2018

Thanks for SababaMany thanks to Jewish Federation and the Jewish Community Center for the Sababa Jewish Arts and Cultural Festival. It was a celebration of and for our St. Louis Jewish community. What a gift!Marcy Cornfeld, Creve Coeur Elect candidates...

Jewish Federation of St. Louis and the J sponsored the 2018 Sababa Jewish Arts and Culture Festival on Sunday, Oct. 14 at Washington University. Photo: Zach Dalin Photography

Festival of Dreams

JEWISH LIGHT EDITORIALPublished October 18, 2018

“If you build it, he will come.” Many of us remember that memorable line from the 1989 film, “Field of Dreams,” when Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella (played by Kevin Costner) hears this directive, builds a baseball diamond and to his surprise — and...

The Maccabeats will be one of several musical acts performing at the Sababa festival Oct. 14.   

Sababa festival will highlight Jewish arts, culture, food

By David Baugher, Special to the Jewish LightPublished October 4, 2018

Jewish arts, music, food and culture will take center stage during a festival debuting this month. The inaugural Sababa Jewish Arts and Culture Festival will take place Sunday, Oct. 14, at Washington University. Sababa — the word is Modern Hebrew slang...

The Maccabeats will be one of several musical acts performing at the Sababa festival Oct. 14.   

Jewish Arts Festival, Mah Jongg and so much more

By Ellen Futterman, EditorPublished September 27, 2018

As we look to October, a whole lot is happening in the St. Louis Jewish community. Here are a few events and programs you may want to note on your calendars:Sababa Jewish Arts Festival: The inaugural Sababa festival is set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday,...

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