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

A St. Louis native, Sarah Weinman writes a weekly visual arts blog for the Light (stljewishlight.com/art)

Intersection of sports and art

BY SARAH WEINMAN August 16, 2012

I was curious about the exhibition "Kevin Carroll: The Art of Sport + Play" in the Millstone Gallery at the Center for Creative Arts (COCA) because of its emphasis on sports. What do sports have to do with art? I wondered. A lot, as it turns out. The...

Latest news from the London 2012 Olympic Games

By JTA Staff July 30, 2012

JTA is following Jewish athletes competing at the Olympic games. The latest: Monday July 30, Men's Swimming Gal Nevo (ISRAEL) 200m Butterfly men - Finish first in his heat but did not qualify for the semifinals Women's Swimming Amit Ivri (ISRAEL) - 200m...

Rabbi Brad Horwitz

Diversity and unity

By Rabbi Brad Horwitz July 25, 2012

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London are something that I have been looking forward to for some time. The competition and sporting feats are intriguing and exciting to follow, but what also draws me to be a big fan is the “Olympic Spirit.” Every four...

In 1936, both winter and summer games were held in Nazi Germany (a medal ceremony from the Berlin summer games is pictured), leaving a quandary for Jewish St. Louisan Mel Dubinsky, a contender for the Olympic team in ice skating.

When conscience collides with Olympics dreams

By Robert A. Cohn, Editor-in-Chief Emeritus July 25, 2012

With Friday marking the official start of the London 2012 Olympics (officially the XXX Olympiad) and the thousands of Jewish and non-Jewish voices calling for a moment of silence in honor of the 40th anniversary of the 11 slain Israeli athletes in Munich,...

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