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

Sid Roth

Messianic book targets local Jewish homes

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

A few weeks ago, an unsolicited book, “They Thought for Themselves: Ten Amazing Jews,” by Sid Roth, arrived at the homes of an unknown number of St. Louis area Jewish residents. No one seems to know how many copies of the 237-page paperback were...

Maxim Benvenisti, president of Bulgarias Jewish community organization, Shalom.

Bulgaria’s economic crisis has its Jewish community facing harsh realities

By Dianna Cahn, JTAPublished May 23, 2012

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- The stories – some months or years in the making -- started trickling in last year. Young successful families were showing up desperate. As Bulgaria’s program director for the American Joint Distribution Committee, Julia Dandalova...

Rabbi Josef A. Davidson serves Congregation B’nai Amoona.

Lift your head high

By Rabbi Josef DavidsonPublished May 23, 2012

As the fourth book of the Torah opens, God orders Moses and Aaron to take a census of the people, specifically those males who are of the age of conscription.  The Israelites still have many challenges to face, as they continue their journey from Mount...

Steven I. Weiss interview with Republican primary candidate Newt
Gingrich on The Jewish Channel stirred a media buzz and some
criticism from GOP rivals over Gingrichs remarks, Dec. 9,
2011.

Jewish TV network tries to make its mark

By Dan Klein, JTA, NEW YORKPublished January 11, 2012

It is a strange irony: Jews have been successful in the television business-but Jewish TV, not so much. It's not for lack of trying. Right now, no fewer than three Jewish-focused national cable channels are trying to carve out a viable niche within the...

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