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The most recent biography in Yale University’s Jewish Lives series is “Ben Hecht: Fighting Words, Moving Pictures,”written by Adina Hoffman, an award-winning essayist and biographer and former film critic for the American Prospect and the Jerusalem Post.

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Thursday, May 30, 2019

Even if you don’t know movie mogul Carl Laemmle’s name, you almost certainly know his studio’s films: “Dracula,”  “Frankenstein,” “The Mummy,”  “All Quiet On the Western Front,” “Imitation of Life,”  “Showboat” — and other great classics of Hollywood’s Golden and Silent eras.

The taut, understated Israeli drama “Working Woman” captures the nuances, capitulation and self-blaming of sexual harassment in the workplace better than any film in recent memory. That is resonates so thoroughly with the current #MeToo movement may not seem all that surprising, though bear …

The 24th annual St. Louis Jewish Film Festival, featuring cinematic gems highlighting Jewish themes from around the world, will begin  Sunday and run through June 6 at Landmark’s Plaza Frontenac Cinema. It boasts an excellent lineup of 14 documentaries and full-length features from seven cou…

Check out reviews, film trailers and a full schedule for the Jewish Community Center's 2019 St. Louis Jewish Film Festival, which takes place June 2-6.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Teen comedy “Booksmart,” which opens May 24, centers on Amy (BEANIE FELDSTEIN, 25) and Molly (Kaitlyn Dever), best friends and high school seniors who decide to break-out of their bookish rut by going to a wild graduation party. But they don’t know where it is. So they accidentally go, first, to a party on a yacht hosted by a rich classmate (SKYLER GISONDO, 22) and then to another classmate’s (NOAH GALVIN, 24) “wrong party” before they finally make it to the right one. LISA KUDROW, 55, has a supporting role as Amy’s mom.

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

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Mitzvot from the Heart

Friday, July 19, 2019
Thursday, May 23, 2019

People enjoy celebrating their birthdays with parties, but not everyone gets that luxury. Joey, son of Lisa and Larry Carson of Chesterfield, realized this and wanted to make a change. He wanted more kids to have great birthday parties like he had enjoyed. 

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Mitzvot from the Heart

Thursday, July 18, 2019

In a beautiful setting at Meadowbrook Country Club in Ballwin, Mo., Judi Scissors and Sam Broh were married on June 23, 2019. Rabbi Carnie Rose of B’nai Amoona Congregation and Rabbi Joseph Rosenbloom of Temple Emanuel officiated.

Friday, July 12, 2019
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Toby Lauren Goldstein and Gil Yosef Pinsberg of New York City were married May 4, 2019 at Beach Point Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Rabbi Daniel Gropper, Rabbi Leora Frankel and Cantor Melanie Cooperman officiated at the wedding.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

Canopied by a grove of redwoods and sequoias, longtime partners Susan Fadem and Richard Andersen recently exchanged wedding vows at Hoyt Arboretum, a “living museum of trees” in Portland, Ore.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Randy Benjamin Prywitch and Annie Leigh Dreyer are engaged to be married. Randy is the son of Audrey and Rick Prywitch of Chesterfield. His grandparents are Marvin and Shirley Prywitch of Chesterfield, Ruth Randolph of Miami and the late Robert Krohngold of Miami. 

Friday, April 12, 2019
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