A few months ago, Michelle Goldstein and her husband were preparing for a trip to Portugal. They planned a lot of walking, knowing they’d encounter countless stairs. There was just one problem: Michelle’s knee began hurting weeks before the trip.
Sunday, January 19, 2020
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Maybe I’m just super-aware of these things. But I can’t be the only one to have noticed that on stages around St. Louis, 2019 seemed exceptionally . . . Jewish.
Monday, January 13, 2020
(JTA) — The 2020 Oscar nominations are out, and unsurprisingly, they’re already causing a firestorm on social media.
Thursday, January 09, 2020
“How odd of God to choose the Jews”
Erica Steen is the new director of the Harvey Kornblum Jewish Food Pantry. She was formerly executive director of the St. Louis nonprofit Give Kids a Smile.
If you’re in need of an antidote for the winter blues, why not head to a concert or the theater or a museum? Rather than hibernate and binge watch still another Netflix series, go on and brave the elements to hear Ravel’s “Bolero” performed by the St. Louis Symphony or the sounds of Sondheim…
Thursday, January 02, 2020
Performance art is usually multi-disciplinary. It can include dance, music, visual arts, poetry or the spoken work, drama and more. Lately, I’ve noticed how the visual arts and sound are often combined.
Golden Globes guide for the tribe
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.
We asked readers to cast their vote for St. Louis’ top businesses that help to make bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings and other celebrations occasions to remember for a lifetime. More than 700 people voted in the poll and on the following pages, find the results. We have listed the first-, seco…
Friday, December 27, 2019
Veteran St. Louis photographer Joel Marion was in the midst of shooting one of his bread-and-butter simchas — a bar mitzvah celebration — when he entered a dark room. Not a darkroom that photographers use to process film. It was a special area at the bar mitzvah party.
The future of space exploration could be largely influenced by a young Jewish entrepreneur who grew up in St. Louis. Tyler Bernstein, 21, is CEO of a fledgling company called Zeno Power Systems that is developing a system to convert the heat from nuclear waste material into electricity.
Monday, December 23, 2019
Marshall and Sara Myers enjoyed 57 years of a happy marriage, which included service to the Jewish community, locally, nationally and globally. Tragically, Sara Myers was stricken with dementia and despite her efforts to stave off its mind-robbing symptoms, died of Alzheimer’s on Aug. 2, 2018.
When Leslie Raynsford was growing up in the 1950s and ’60s in West Orange, N.J., the community was half-Jewish, half-Italian.
- Originally from South Africa, physical therapists built company after meeting in St. Louis
- St. Louis Holocaust Museum announces 2020 schedule for Sunday film series
- Travel grants to Israel offered for teens, young adults
- Covenant’s cafe thrives with 2 kitchens, kosher and non-kosher
- On being present with the divine
- Roslyn Kaskowitz Glaser
- JF&CS changes name, aims to widen impact
- Joseph B. Silverman
- Holocaust Museum receives $750k NEH challenge grant and more Millstone Campus news
- Gabe Fleisher to host political podcast for St. Louis Public Radio