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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

U.S. troops watch over a body.Photo: The Vietnam War via PBS, © The Vietnam Film Project LLC

History, heartbreaking art merge in Ken Burns’ ‘Vietnam War’ series

BY ERIC MINK September 13, 2017

I have seen and heard all 1,080 minutes of “The Vietnam War” at least once. Scattered among those 18 hours are minutes I’ve screened as many as 10 times, some for professional reasons, most for personal ones.Even so, I will watch “The Vietnam...

Recent Webster University graduate Daniel Movitz’s photograph of dancer (and fellow Webster student) Mershauna Renee Clay is included in an exhibit at the campus’ May Gallery, ‘Raison d’etre: Reason To Be.’ The exhibit runs through July 27.

Introductory post looks at Webster University exhibit

By Sarah Weinman, Special to the Jewish Light June 27, 2012

For Abigail Schaefer, one of 11 photographers in the exhibition “Raison d’etre: Reason To Be” at the May Gallery on the campus of Webster University, communication is very important.  That angle applies to the show as a whole.  Despite their differences,...

Jewish veterans’ gravestones vandalized in Florida

JTA March 7, 2012

Jewish gravestones were vandalized at a veteran's cemetery in Florida. At least 13 tombstones decorated with a Star of David, gravesites of Jewish veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, were toppled or dug out of the ground over the weekend at the...

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