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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

Avi Kaplan goofs off after a show. Kaplan’s a capella group, Pentatonix, came in first place on the NBC reality show ‘The Sing-Off.’

‘The Sing-Off’ winner shares his story

By Jennifer Rubin, Parkway Central High School March 19, 2012

Avi Kaplan, 22, moved to Southern California only four years ago to pursue his musical dream. He never imagined that he would be on the stage of NBC’s a cappella reality show, “The Sing-Off” and win. Kaplan and his group, Pentatonix, showed the...

Hollywood synagogue arson suspect faces felony

April 27, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO - A man suspected of setting a fire in a Southern California synagogue is facing 19 felony charges of burglary and arson.Dmitry Sheyko, 21, is in custody in Los Angeles, charged with the April 14 fire at Temple Israel of Hollywood, according...

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