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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

Award-winning documentary film director and writer Richard Trank in Eastern Europe with his crew on the set of “Never Stop Dreaming: The Life and Legacy of Shimon Peres” by Moriah Films, a division of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, to be released on July 13 on Netflix. Credit: Moriah Films.

Netflix film on Shimon Peres spotlights political, emotional resilience

By Carin M. Smilk, JNSPublished July 12, 2022

(JNS) -- A children’s book by Ruth Krauss called The Carrot Seed, first published in 1945, is a little read that packs a big punch. In it, the main character, a little boy who doesn’t even have a name, plants a seed in the ground amid a cast of naysayers....

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