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

Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis makes a throw in a game against the Baltimore Orioles, August 2009.

Chicago White Sox pick up Jewish all-timer in Youkilis (but can he still shame Mel?)

By Ami Eden, JTA June 26, 2012

NEW YORK -- Some Jewish baseball fans went extra bonkers during the 2005 World Series when Geoff Blum smacked a game-winning 14th-inning home run for the Chicago White Sox. Oops, false alarm -- the journeyman infielder wasn’t a Yid. But assuming the...

Marty Maier

Red Sox pitcher, pro baseball scout speak at Hadassah program

November 23, 2011

Hadassah Associates will hold an evening of sports talk, featuring personal insights from spring training, draft day and professional baseball's dugouts and bullpens. Special guest Marty Maier, lifetime pro baseball scout and clubhouse insider, will be...

Would Youkilis play on Yom Kippur?

By Jon Marks Jewish Exponent July 27, 2011

PHILADELPHIA — Kevin Youkilis says he truly doesn’t know what he would do if faced with the same dilemma as Hank Greenberg, Sandy Koufax and Shawn Green. What if the Boston Red Sox are scheduled for a post-season game on Yom Kippur, which begins on...

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