Thursday, May 14, 2020
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If you think ninjas are just teenage turtle mutants, think again. Today’s ninja warriors are real-life athletes of all ages, with tremendous speed, endurance and balance. And they include Jeff Baumgarten, an 11-year-old in the Parkway School District whose family belongs to United Hebrew Con…

Thursday, May 07, 2020
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Every Friday evening, thousands of Jewish families around the world follow a familiar routine. From St. Louis to Nashville to Tel Aviv to Sydney, their pre-Shabbat activities include setting out candles, preparing dinner and tuning in to Jewish Rock Radio.

Thursday, April 30, 2020
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Sunday, April 19, 2020
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Growing up in a haredi (ultra-Orthodox) community outside Tel Aviv, David Palatnik’s parents hoped he would one day become a rabbi. As a youngster, he attended one yeshiva, then another.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
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I spent the last week talking to Jewish owners of small area businesses. Although the folks I interviewed work in a variety of industries, including food service, pet service, retail and party planning, each is understandably very concerned — and yes, that’s putting it mildly — over mounting…

Monday, April 06, 2020
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Update: Event organizers report the "Sweet 16" event celebrating Cantor Sharon Nathanson's 16 years with the congregation, originally planned for March 29, has been rescheduled for Oct. 25.

Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thursday, January 02, 2020
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While circus arts are generally on the descent — the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus closed in 2017 after 146 years — St. Louis resident Elliana Grace is trying to ensure that performers continue to ascend high into the air. 

Friday, December 27, 2019
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Congratulations to Gabe Fleisher for being named as one of 2019’s Forward 50. This year’s list marks the 25th annual compilation of the Jewish news website’s (and former newspaper) 50 American Jewish individuals “who influenced, intrigued and inspired us.”

Monday, December 23, 2019
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Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Greta Rosenstock has a warm personality, a 1,000-watt smile and a golden voice. She also celebrates Judaism through music and song. Those qualities helped move the 23-year-old former St. Louisan into contention as a finalist in the 2019 Jewish Star Talent Search.

Thursday, October 03, 2019
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Stamp collector Alex Haimann has traveled the world extensively in pursuit of a hobby that first grabbed him in childhood. 

Thursday, September 19, 2019
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When Diane Packman’s third and youngest child went off to college, she started to think about what she might do with her free time, besides walk the dog and exercise. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019

 If you spot Jill Goldwasser in a noisy restaurant, you may see her quiet a group of friends, open her iPhone’s camera application, hit record, greet hundreds of followers with a calm yet enthusiastic “Hi everyone!” and then review the French fries in front of her. The Ladue Horton Watkins H…

Friday, September 06, 2019
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Farmers markets abound in the St. Louis area. More than a dozen operate each week, ranging from small operations such as  the Sunday Boulevard Farmers Market across from the Galleria to sprawling markets such as the Saturday Tower Grove Park extravaganza. 

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