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

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Do you know this Jew? He was a boxing champ and movie star

Do you know this Jew? He was a boxing champ and movie star

December 12, 2021

Maxie Rosenbloom was one tough Jew. Born September 6, 1904, in Leonard’s Bridge, Connecticut, Maxie Rosenblum grew up and leaned to box in Harlem's Union Settlement in New York. He turned pro in 1923, and slowly rose up the ranks of the sport. On...

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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.