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

Is Neil Simon still funny? (Hint: This may be a trick question.)

Jackson Arn, The ForwardPublished April 13, 2022

Sometimes you revisit the humor of the past and come away gasping for oxygen. Evelyn Waugh? Dawn Powell? “Bringing Up Baby?” “Ninotchka?” “His Girl Friday?” Society has come a long way in the last couple of decades, but when I think of...

Was Humphrey Bogart playing a famous Jewish gangster in this overlooked film noir?

Was Humphrey Bogart playing a famous Jewish gangster in this overlooked film noir?

Published January 4, 2022

“This story was originally published on Jan. 4 by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from The Forward delivered to you each morning.” Eighty years ago this month, Warner Brothers released “All Through the Night,” a comedy-drama...

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How Adolf Eichmann murdered Superman — and was sentenced to death

Roy Schwartz, The ForwardPublished December 15, 2021

“This story was originally published on December 14, by the Forward. Sign up here to get the latest stories from the Forward delivered to you each morning.” Sixty years ago, on Dec. 15, 1961, Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann was sentenced...

Users reported an Instagram filter for featuring a swastika. It’s still up.

Users reported an Instagram filter for featuring a swastika. It’s still up.

MIRA FOX, THE FORWARDPublished July 6, 2021

This article originally appeared at forward.com. Reposted with permission. If you’ve ever wondered how you might look fully covered in tattoos, there are Instagram filters that can help you imagine it by projecting images onto your arms and chest. Unfortunately,...

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