In “After Elise,” her second novel, Denise Pattiz Bogard joins the ranks of homegrown writers who actually mention local places such as Schnucks, Forest Park and Ted Drewes as the weave their narratives.
Monday, November 19, 2018
Friday, November 16, 2018
Many of you might ask, “Why change something that has worked so well year after year?” My answer to you and to my family: “If you don’t leave your comfort zone, you’ll never know what you might be missing!” This year I’m sticking with a classic Thanksgiving trio: turkey, green beans, and swe…
Lisa Thompson has been collecting St. Louis history in the form of fashion for decades. Whether on the hunt at an estate sale or at a vintage clothing store, Thompson has amassed a treasure trove of women’s garments from the 1930s to the 1990s, many of which come with fascinating stories.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
NEW YORK (JTA) — The advance copies of Deborah Lipstadt’s new book, “Antisemitism Here and Now,” display a cover photo of white supremacist carrying a tiki torch.
Friday, November 09, 2018
Keith Alper, CEO & founder of CPG Agency, launched his new book “From Like to Love: Inspiring Emotional Commitment from Employees and Customers.” The book chronicles his experiences as a CEO and his success in working with many Fortune 500 clients to elevate their brands. In “From Like t…
As hard as it was studying Hebrew for her bat mitzvah and as nerve racking as it was standing on the bimah in front of more than 100 people, Kate said it was all worth it. That’s because it brought her to the beginning of her mitzvah project at Country Acres Pet Rescue in Manchester.
Thursday, November 08, 2018
(JTA) — On the phone last week, just before the revival of his play “The Waverly Gallery” opened on Broadway, Kenneth Lonergan sounded harried. There had been some set malfunctions earlier in the week, just as critics were getting ready to start their reviews. He acknowledged the play is har…
Wednesday, November 07, 2018
When Mac Miller died on Sept. 7, it meant that there was one less Jewish rapper in the world. There was also one less Jewish rapper who had struggled with addiction; Miller died of drug overdose at age 26.
Friday, November 02, 2018
Besides the three documentaries reviewed in this issue, the St. Louis International Film Festival offers a few other films that may interest readers of the Jewish Light.
What connects a non-Jewish Florida woman with a rare liver cancer with a hospital in India and two surgeons, one Israeli and the other British? A Jewish appliance repairman in Canada, whose passion is finding experimental treatments for hopeless cancer cases.
In 1943, a Nazi SS officer approaches a Swedish diplomat on an overnight train between Warsaw and Berlin, and tells him, tearfully and in awful detail, about the mass murders being carried out in Nazi concentration camps. The SS officer shows the diplomat documents to prove what he is saying…
In the warm Israeli/American/Canadian/Polish documentary “Chasing Portraits,” filmmaker Elizabeth Rynecki, the great-granddaughter of Jewish-Polish artist Moshe Rynecki, searches for his lost paintings that vanished at the end of the war. Moshe Rynecki perished in the Holocaust but the rest …
Nov. 1, 1965: 6th Knesset Elected: In elections for the sixth Knesset, Prime Minister Levi Eshkol retains his office as the Alignment, a left-leaning merger of Eshkol’s Mapai and Ahdut Ha’Avoda, wins 45 of the 120 seats. Rafi, a Mapai breakaway founded by former Prime Minister David Ben-Guri…
For many, autumn in St. Louis is a favorite time of year. The hot temperatures of summer give way to cooler days. The leaves of trees take on — in good years — beautiful red and yellow hues. Thanksgiving and Hanukkah aren’t too far off.
- Paul Mendelson
- Alice Sudin
- Ethel Wolff Cohen
- A Different Perspective: Hillel sends non-Jewish campus leaders to Israel
- Julius “Murphy” Adelstein
- Controversy erupts over El Al flight diverted to Athens to accomodate Sabbath-observant passengers
- Local author’s ‘After Elise’ is riveting, affecting
- Neal Howard Osherow
- How rabbis find inspiration to write their sermons
- Letters to the editor: Nov. 14, 2018
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